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Potchefstroom Hospital’s filing disaster

On a Monday at 7.30am the waiting area at the Potchefstroom Hospital in the North West province is packed full of patients. Every seat is taken, people stand at the door and general chit chat revolves around how many hours people expect to spend in the queue.

Township wait 20 years for a new hospital

January 24, 2018

Despite plans for the building of Daveyton Hospital having been approved in 2006, 11 years have passed and it has yet to become a reality.

Plans to relocate Standerton TB Hospital

January 5, 2018
News   OurHealth  

The Standerton TB hospital in Mpumalanga’s Gert Sibande District could possibly be relocated to other premises in the province where it will be better used.

Patients must report ill-treatment at Tshilidzini hospital

November 30, 2017

LIMPOPO – After reports of ill treatment of patients by hospital staff at Tshilidzini, outside Thohoyandou, the Department of Health has encouraged victims to report the ill treatment to the relevant offices at the hospital.

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New academic hospital on the cards for Limpopo

November 3, 2017
News   OurHealth  

If Limpopo Health MEC Dr Phophi Ramathuba gets her way and Treasury grants the funds for her proposal, a new academic hospital will be built for the province.

Happy ending for ganglion cysts patient

May 19, 2017
News   OurHealth  

Sbongeleni Myeni (25) from Jozini, north of KwaZulu Natal, is thrilled by the prospect of being able to proudly wear a wrist watch after a painful ganglion cyst that has bothered him for nine years has finally been removed.

R14.4 billion for Eastern Cape health

May 10, 2017
News   OurHealth  

Embattled hospitals across the Eastern Cape – where health services have been shoddy and people reliant on state healthcare have been driven to protest action – will be receiving a welcome boost in resources.