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Furious nurses threaten to withhold votes

April 30, 2019
OurHealth  

“No jobs, no vote,” shouted unemployed nurses who marched to O.R Tambo Health sub-district offices in Lusikisiki last week. The unhappy nurses sang, carried placards and handed over a memorandum demanding that the Eastern Cape Department of Health employ them in the Ingquza Hill municipality.

Health staff shortages make NHI a ‘pipe dream’

December 12, 2018
News  

Universal health coverage (UHC) or National Health Insurance (NHI) will remain a “pipe dream” if human resources for health, especially in rural areas, aren’t urgently addressed.

North West hospitals slightly calmer

May 8, 2018
News  

Tshepong Hospital in the North West is still being blocked by striking workers, but the situation at other provincial hospitals appears slightly calmer amid a large police presence.

Unpaid Soweto health workers speak out

February 11, 2014
Health Management  

Health-e speaks to several of health workers who have gone months without payment by the Gauteng Department of Health.

Edendale Hospital turns over new leaf

After years of patient complaints and alleged bad service, KwaZulu-Natal’s Edendale Hospital may have turned over a new leaf.