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Gauteng Health urged to halt ongoing hospital strike

March 6, 2019
News  

Conflict has been mounting at the Dr Yusuf Dadoo Hospital in Krugersdorp where an unprotected strike has been ongoing since Friday.

Union goes to court today over ‘death trap’ building

September 21, 2018
News  

The Department of Health (DoH) and Public Works will go to court on Friday to fight a case laid against them by the Public Servants Association (PSA) about the beleaguered Civitas building in Tshwane.

Contingency plans for health department strike

August 16, 2018
News  

The country’s medicine regulatory body has developed “contingency plans” to ensure that it’s “lifesaving” mandate is not disrupted amid continued protest action at the National Department of Health’s (NDoH) headquarters.

How to stop strikes from killing patients

May 21, 2018
News  

Patients have died as a result of the recent strike in North West. Doctors and nurses were also chased out of operating theatres and wards by strikers. How can patients and health workers be protected from becoming victims of a fight that is aimed an employer?

Hospital strike spreads in Free State

September 19, 2016
News   Public Health & Health Systems  

A week after workers at the Monapo Hospital in Phuthaditjhaba, in Qwa Qwa in the Free State began their strike, healthworkers at other hospitals are joining the action – in a crisis that is set to bring the healthcare sector in the province to its knees.

Free State hospital hard hit by strike action

An ongoing strike at Monapo Hospital in Qwa Qwa in the Free State is not only set to continue, but other hospitals in the area are now threatening to join the action.