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Limpopo health department lets go of 540 bursary holders

June 25, 2019
Opinion & Commentary  

While the health department has less than half of the personnel it requires to function effectively, activists argue it’s people who will suffer the most from these cuts.

Claims against Limpopo health department spike

June 19, 2019

Medical negligence claims brought against the health department increased from 179 to a staggering 813 in two years. Health-e chats to two women considering legal action.

Relief as needle is removed from a woman’s hand

May 27, 2019

A mother who lived with a needle in her hand for three months is relieved after a surgery that was postponed six times finally gets underway.

Mpumalanga residents want emergency services prioritised

May 3, 2019

As the country heads to the polls, some South Africans have mixed feelings about service delivery and the quality of health services in their communities. Health-e asked Mpumalanga residents what they thought about the province’s public clinics and hospitals.

More than plaster to fix rural healthcare

April 23, 2019

As the seasons change and summer becomes a more distant memory, May elections creep closer and closer for the country. Campaign posters line the roadways and fight for space on telephone poles of every city and village.

Money needed to rebuild Limpopo hospitals

March 1, 2019

LIMPOPO – Having been identified as one of the two districts with the worst infrastructure in terms of its health facilities, the Vhembe district’s dilapidated hospitals are set to continue as the worst in the country.

Tshilidzini hospital management removed for incompetence

February 12, 2019

Limpopo Health MEC Dr Phophi Ramathuba has removed the entire management team at Tshilidzini Hospital because of shocking mismanagement at the public healthcare facility.