ARTICLES RELATING TO SAMA

Thousands of potential doctors won't make the cut

2015-05-27 14:03

As deadlines loom for applications to study medicine at the country's universities next year, with some as soon as this weekend, thousands of potential doctors again won't make the cut.

Cosatu to lobby WMA to expel Israel

2014-10-09 22:02

Protests demanding the expulsion of Israel from the World Medical Association will be staged by Cosatu and its affiliates Nehawu and Denosa, the trade union federation says.

Sama calls for an end to Medunsa strike

2014-08-07 14:49

The SA Medical Association has called for an end to the ongoing strike at Medunsa in Limpopo.

Cut student doctors from hospital - Sama

2013-10-09 08:59

The SA Medical Association has called on the Health Professional Council of SA to withdraw student doctors from Tembisa hospital after they were forced to spend the night in the hospital’s casualty ward.

ANC: Circumcisions 'a cash cow'

2013-05-29 20:27

Individuals have turned the cultural practice of initiation schools into a cash cow, ANC chief whip Mathole Motshekga says.

Speed up doctor payments, Sama urges

2013-02-06 18:45

The SA Medical Association has urged the Gauteng health department to speed up the processing of claims and pay doctors money owed for overtime.

Sama sending doctors to Limpopo hospital

2013-01-08 14:36

The SA Medical Association says it will deploy doctors to the George Masebe Hospital in Limpopo where four babies died of treatable diseases amid a staff shortage.

Nzimande: Not enough health skills

2012-10-23 22:38

Medical schools focused on reducing the country's health skills scarcity are not producing enough professionals, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande says.

Govt to implement school health plan

2012-07-06 13:15

The health department will soon start delivering health services to schools, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says.

E Cape doctors not paid for 6 months

2012-05-29 15:38

Eastern Cape doctors are protesting because the provincial health department has failed to pay their salaries for almost six months, says the National Union of Metalworkers.

 

Compensation Fund in shambles - DA

2015-05-18 16:52

The Compensation Fund is failing to pay injured workers and doctors, the DA has announced

WMA must recommend Basson sentence - NGOs

2014-10-08 21:08

The World Medical Association must recommend that apartheid-era chemical warfare expert Dr Wouter Basson be struck off the South African medical register, NGOs say.

Free State health services suffering

2014-06-13 14:14

Free State health services are deteriorating because of a lack of money, the SA Medical Association says.

Public must contribute to safety - MEC

2013-08-21 20:14

The public has a role to play in ensuring public healthcare facilities are safe, Western Cape Health MEC Theuns Botha says.

Doctors welcome Karabus ruling

2013-03-22 13:13

Doctors have welcomed a ruling that Professor Cyril Karabus is not to blame for the death of a 3-year-old cancer patient in his care.

PSA condemns hospital deaths

2013-01-08 20:26

The Public Servants Association has condemned the deaths of four babies at George Masebe Hospital in Mokopane, Limpopo.

Mandela lung infection common - doctor

2012-12-11 14:29

Respiratory infections are common among elderly people, a medical expert says, after it was announced that Nelson Mandela, 94, was being treated for a recurring lung infection.

More doctors sued for malpractice

2012-07-22 14:39

The number of legal claims against doctors has reached record levels, it has been reported.

Whistleblowing doctors in trouble

2012-07-02 22:36

Eastern Cape health authorities have acted against three doctors who allegedly spoke about the poor state of hospital infrastructure in the province without permission.

Killing of Pretoria doctor bemoaned

2012-01-30 19:20

The killing of a Pretoria-based dermatologist at the weekend has been widely bemoaned with the SA Medical Association saying that the country was in desperate need of specialist doctors.

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