Gauteng Department of Health fails clinic committees

2015-09-30 08:48

Gauteng clinic committee members say they have waited three years for the Gauteng Department of Health to announce new appointments – and for the department to make good on promises of pay allegedly made by former Health MEC Hope Papo.

Health MEC sued over hospital death

2014-05-01 12:47

A woman is suing Gauteng Health MEC Hope Papo for R829 000 after her husband died at a state hospital, allegedly because of negligence, a report says.

Increase in unclaimed bodies at Gauteng morgues

2014-04-01 21:13

The number of unclaimed and unidentified bodies in state mortuaries in Gauteng has increased, Health MEC Hope Papo says.

Gauteng dept tackles health issues

2014-03-31 16:38

MEC Hope Papo says the Gauteng health department has implemented measures to limit medical negligence at its facilities.

Gauteng health officials suspended

2014-02-13 20:42

Seventeen officials at Dr George Mukhari Academic Hospital in Garankuwa have been suspended, says the Gauteng health MEC.

Hospital patient jumps from 7th floor

2013-12-03 18:03

A patient is thought to have committed suicide by jumping from the seventh floor of the Helen Joseph Tertiary Hospital in Westdene, Johannesburg.

More confident about Gauteng health

2013-09-07 07:23

Gauteng health department says more people are showing confidence in the province's primary healthcare facilities.

Gauteng health suspensions welcomed

2013-06-05 22:31

The suspension of four health directors in Gauteng has been welcomed by the DA.

Gauteng moving in right direction - Samed

2013-03-11 21:30

Gauteng is acting to pay outstanding debts to suppliers, but problems still existed, the SA Medical Device Industry Association says.

Gauteng health to eliminate waste

2013-03-03 21:43

The Gauteng health department says it will continue implementing its strategy plan and would monitor all areas where it can cut costs and eliminate waste.


E-tolls will lead to revolt - Gauteng ANC

2014-10-14 12:16

The ANC in Gauteng has refused to comment on whether there was any collusion in the e-tolling system, but says the current e-toll system will result in revolt.

Soweto gets new R730m hospital

2014-04-30 16:14

DA health spokesperson Jack Bloom says the money spent on food and drinks at the lavish opening of a new Soweto hospital would have been better spent on meeting the health needs of people in Gauteng.

Gauteng doctor, midwives fired for malpractice

2014-03-31 22:13

Gauteng's health department has fired a doctor and four nurses for professional misconduct and medical malpractice.

Clinic torched by 'thugs' won't be rebuilt - MEC

2014-03-26 07:59

A R3m clinic that was torched by "thugs and criminals" during a service delivery protest in Bronkhorstspruit will not be rebuilt, Gauteng health MEC Hope Papo has reportedly said.

Gauteng govt fails DA report card

2014-01-14 12:13

The DA has scored Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane four out of 10 in its provincial government report card.

ARV theft is sabotage - minister

2013-10-31 22:23

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says stealing ARV medication - available to patients at no cost - and selling it back to them is tantamount to sabotage.

ARV stock arrives in Gauteng

2013-07-09 20:10

ARV medication has been distributed to Gauteng clinics experiencing a shortage of supplies, Health MEC Hope Papo says.

MEC: Sex worker 'rape' by medics disturbing

2013-05-22 22:21

Allegations that two Tshwane emergency services staffers raped a sex worker were disturbing, Gauteng Health MEC Hope Papo says.

Councillor owes health department rent

2013-03-06 16:23

Johannesburg ANC councillor Nokuthula Xaba owes the Gauteng health department over R7 000 in rent, the DA says.

Ga-Rankuwa hospital fumigated

2013-03-03 15:47

An operating theatre which has been plagued by flies and mosquitoes at George Mukhari Hospital, in Ga-Rankuwa, Pretoria, has been cleaned up, the health department says.

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