Union stops its nurses from escorting patients

The provincial branch of the Democratic Nursing Organisation of SA (Denosa) is stopping its members from escorting patients from one health care facility to another. The union said its members had been exploited and overworked for too long, with the Health Department “dragging its feet” on employing paramedics qualified to handle referrals and transfers. Mandla […]
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Controversial billion rand mental hospital becoming white elephant

The DA is concerned that a number of factors are threatening the operationalization of the new mental hospital in Kimberley, placing it at a very possible risk of becoming a white elephant. These factors include an obvious lack of funds coupled with internal management issues at the Northern Cape Health Department and within provincial government. […]
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GAUTENG HEALTH OFFICIAL ADMITS BEING NEGLIGENT OVER ESIDIMENI TRAGEDY

A senior Gauteng Health Department official who headed the Life Esidimeni project has admitted that he was an irresponsible and negligent leader. Levy Mosenogi is testifying on Wednesday during the arbitration process between the State and families of victims of the Esidimeni tragedy. One-hundred-and-eighteen psychiatric patients died after the department terminated its contract with the […]
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