Horror stories of births at Yusuf Dadoo – Mother had to pull baby out by herself

A woman was allegedly forced to give birth unassisted at Dr Yusuf Dadoo Hospital.

A few days after it was reported on the death of a newborn baby whose mother had to give birth to him without any assistance from nurses or hospital staff at Dr Yusuf Dadoo Hospital, another mother has come forward, claiming she had to give birth in similar circumstances, Krugersdorp News reports.
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EXCLUSIVE:- North West could run out of medicine within days

North West hospitals and clinics could run out of medicine in just days as a go-slow at its central medicine depot enters its second month, provincial communications Tebogo Lekgethwane has confirmed.

“With the strike, it means nothing is coming into the hospital or clinics”, warns Glenda Muzenda, who manages the Stop Stockouts Project, a civil society coalition that monitors medicine availability in the public sector.
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Man dies after four hour wait for ambulance

A 52-year-old Kimberley man died while waiting over four hours for an ambulance to transport him for medical attention on Monday morning.

The man’s niece, Elizabeth Manogwe, believes that her uncle would still be alive had the ambulance arrived sooner.
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Gauteng Health Department promises extra vigilance on mental health NGOs

Having learnt lessons from the Life Esidimeni tragedy, the Gauteng Department has taken extraordinary measures to increase the number of audits at mental health non-governmental organisations (NGOs), it said, after issuing 133 licences of compliance for the 2018/19 financial year.
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Mom gives birth without doctor’s assistance – sits with dead baby between her legs for 10 minutes

“The nurse said if I want to deliver my baby I must just do it myself otherwise I must keep it in – they are busy with other patients.”

A broken mother cried with unbearable sadness as she told the News how she gave birth to a baby in a state hospital, claiming that she had no assistance from nurses or doctors whatsoever.
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Tower-hospitaal in Fort Beaufort in die Oos-Kaap is toe hospitaal van gruwels

Dit is toe so dat die regte van psigiatriese pasiënte by die Tower-hospitaal in Fort Beaufort in die Oos-Kaap daagliks geskend word, het die Suid-Afrikaanse Vereniging van Psigiaters (Sasop) ná ’n ondersoek gesê.

Dit kom nadat Rapport drie weke gelede oor die skokkende toestande berig het waaronder 323 pasiënte daar aangehou word.
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Judge Dikgang Moseneke on #LifeEsidimeni : ‘Government violated the Constitution’

The arbitration ruling specifies that both Constitutional and general damages have to be paid.

The Gauteng government has been ordered to pay each of the 135 Life Esidimeni claimants R1-million in Constitutional damages……….
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Watch as #LifeEsidimeni families are awarded settlements

Catch every moment as Life Esidimeni families are told how much money they will get for the loss of their loved ones. Looking for a affordable Medical Aid or Hospital Plan, just click here Medical Aid or just send your Name, surname, email address to 082 738 5586
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PREGNANT MOTHER SPEAKS OF HOSPITAL ORDEAL TO REMOVE FETUS

A pregnant mother, who lost her baby, has described to Eyewitness News her traumatic experience of waiting three days before the fetus could be removed, apparently because of a high demand for cesarean operations at the Rahima Moosa Mother and Child Hospital in Johannesburg. Regina Ndahamana arrived with a referral letter at the hospital last Wednesday […]
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