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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Geen oortydbetaling vir dokters in Gauteng

Die departement van gesondheid in Gauteng moet dringend verduidelik waarom dokters nie oortydbetaling ontvang nie en dit so vinnig as moontlik regstel, het die Demokratiese Alliansie Sondag gesê.

Talle dokters by Gauteng-staatshospital word nie vir oortydwerk betaal nie en het gehoor dat die departement “nie geld het om hulle te betaal nie”, het Jack Bloom, woordvoerder vir die DA, gesê. “Ek het berigte ontvang dat dokters by Tembisa, Leratong en Yusuf Dadoo-hospitale, en moontlik ook by ander hospitale, nie oortydbetaling ontvang nie,” het hy verduidelik.
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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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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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Oorgrote meerderheid mense steun op die openbare gesondheidstelsel – Tshwane-klinieke ‘moet ten alle tye oop wees’

Die EFF in Tshwane het laas Donderdag ʼn mosie ter tafel gelê vir die stad se gesondheidsentrums om 24 uur per dag, sewe dae van die week, oop te wees.

Dít volg op die suksesvolle mosie in Johannesburg verlede jaar waartydens die raad ingestem het om heeltydse gesondheidsorg reg oor die stad te verskaf.
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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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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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TB is still the top cause of mortality in South Africa

Unemployed, a single mother of two small children, aged 6 and 10 years, and not feeling well – coughing for some time with chest pain – forced Ms P.M. to seek help at the nearest public clinic in Tshwane. Despite telling symptoms and another visit to the clinic with an additional tell-tale complaint – significant […]
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Lyk van vermoorde pasiënt onder bed gevind by Stellenbosch Hosptiaal

’n Pasiënt van 41 jaar is in Stellenbosch se provinsiale hospitaal vermoor. Die man is vermoedelik verwurg. Sy lyk is Woensdag omstreeks 01:25 onder ’n hospitaalbed gevind. Die Wes-Kaapse departement van gesondheid het die voorval bevestig. Die man se familie is van sy dood in kennis gestel. Die forensiese dienste sal ’n lykskouing doen om […]
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South Africa’s thieving‚ fighting nurses in our government hospitals

Most of the nurses who appeared before the SA Nursing Council last year were disciplined for theft. The other cases were for fights‚ assaulting patients and a medication error. The council dealt with 25 cases between March and November last year and nine of those involved theft‚ according to a government notice issued in the […]
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