SA medical student in Cuba commits suicide

2017-08-16 19:43

A third-year South African student studying medicine in Cuba has committed suicide.

NHI compulsory for all South Africans - Motsoaledi

2017-06-29 17:55

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says the National Health Insurance will be compulsory for all South African citizens.

Health Minister still waiting for Esidimeni Appeals Tribunal report

2017-06-13 22:22

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi is yet to receive a report from a tribunal he appointed to process appeals against the Health Ombudsman’s findings of the Life Esidimeni deaths.

I have to turn kids away, educational psychologist says as industry 'crisis' deepens

2017-04-18 07:10

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi must urgently intervene in the funding crisis currently engulfing the field of educational psychology, the Educational Psychology Association of SA says.

Motsoaledi appoints appeals tribunal for Life Esidimeni disaster

2017-03-13 17:41

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has appointed a tribunal to process appeals against the Health Ombudsman’s findings about the deaths of over 100 psychiatric patients moved from Life Esidimeni.

Motsoaledi to brief MPs on Esidimeni deaths

2017-02-23 07:41

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi is expected to brief Parliament on the deaths of psychiatric patients transferred from Life Esidimeni clinics to NGOs in Gauteng.

National dept kept in the dark in Esidimeni matter – Motsoaledi

2017-02-15 12:56

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says the national department was deliberately kept out of the loop by "somebody" in the Gauteng health department about the deaths of 94 mentally ill patients.

DA to lodge complaint over health dept's proposed citizen registry

2017-01-23 20:16

The health department is “unlawfully” trying to access people’s private medical information through their medical schemes, the DA has claimed.

No shortage of posts for healthcare workers - Motsoaledi

2017-01-19 18:23

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has refuted claims that there were not enough posts for trainee doctors and pharmacists in the country.

Management has collapsed at Limpopo TB clinic - Motsoaledi

2016-12-21 06:16

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says the management at the Limpopo TB MDR clinic has effectively collapsed.


DA fails to lay charges against health minister, MEC

2017-07-26 19:03

The DA has failed to lay charges of culpable homicide against Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi and KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo, after alleged legal complications.

Motsoaledi asks for Health Ombudsman probe untrained post mortem claims

2017-06-29 15:01

The health department will request Health Ombudsman Malegapuru Makgoba to investigate allegations that untrained officials have been conducting post mortems since 2006, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has announced.

Gauteng health dept breached Life Esidimeni agreement - minister

2017-05-08 17:44

The Gauteng health department breached an agreement that the Life Esidimeni patients would not be moved to inferior facilities, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has said.

R1m bill: No one left to deliver our babies?

2017-04-06 15:08

Obstetricians are leaving the profession in droves as they can no longer afford to pay the almost R1m per year their indemnity insurance is costing.

Every Esidimeni death will be accounted for - Motsoaledi

2017-02-23 18:58

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has promised that nothing will be swept under the carpet regarding the Esidimeni deaths, and that every death will be accounted for.

IFP supports call for national probe into psychiatric care

2017-02-20 19:33

The IFP in KwaZulu-Natal has backed Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi’s call for the SAHRC to investigate if psychiatric patients have died in provinces other than Gauteng.

19 Esidimeni victims still unclaimed

2017-02-14 21:13

Nineteen victims of the Life Esidimeni disaster have still not been claimed by their relatives, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says.

Battle for jobs: Motsoaledi takes swipe at 'picky' doctors

2017-01-20 08:30

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has sought to set the record straight on claims that there are no jobs in public service for hundreds of trainee doctors and pharmacists.

ANC supporters in Evaton remain loyal, despite service delivery failures

2017-01-04 08:40

Many residents of Evaton, in Gauteng, have pledged to continue to vote for the ANC, despite citing massive service delivery failures.

Looming crisis for SA healthcare as specialists face 30% pay cut

2016-12-09 08:42

A new overtime policy introduced by the national Department of Health could see some doctors in the public sector facing a pay cut as high as 30% in January.

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