50 bodies stuck at Pinetown mortuary for months - DA

2017-06-21 16:43

Fifty bodies have been lying at the Pinetown mortuary without post-mortems being conducted on them, the DA in KwaZulu-Natal has revealed.

Calls for Dhlomo to leave

2017-06-08 13:39

Angry KwaZulu-Natal health professionals are calling for Health MEC Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo to step down, saying his “weak leadership” has “driven the health system” to the brink of collapse.

Don't make September babies, KZN health MEC tells youngsters

2016-12-22 13:43

Youngsters should not have sex during December, or they should use extra contraception if they do, warns KZN's health MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo.

Durban mortuary manager suspended

2015-10-20 20:28

A senior manager employed at the Gale Street mortuary in Durban has been placed on suspension after a family took home the wrong corpse, a report says.

MEC promotes prevention-based health care approach

2015-08-18 09:56

PLANS to strengthen primary health care in local and rural communities across the province were announced last Friday by the KZN Health Department.

Two KZN doctors, nurse suspended after patient's death

2015-07-14 19:33

Two KwaZulu-Natal doctors and a nurse have been suspended following the death of a patient who was turned away from two state hospitals.

KZN medic strike leader in custody after appearing in court

2015-05-25 13:05

The alleged “saboteur” in a KwaZulu-Natal medic go-slow has been remanded in custody after appearing in the Durban Magistrates Court.

KZN health dept will have new head soon - MEC

2015-05-08 13:24

KwaZulu-Natal's health department hopes to have a new head of department by August, the province's health MEC says.

Health depts dragged to court by suspended CFO

2015-05-07 16:28

The man suspended as finance head at the Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal health departments respectively, has taken both his former employers as well as the national health department to court.

Rare deadly disease scare grips Durban

2015-04-30 14:04

KZN MEC for Health Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo has moved to allay fears over diphtheria, which is a serious bacterial infection that has left one child dead in Durban.


Turnaround time for negligence cases with child births 'could take years'- lawyers

2017-06-08 16:33

Lawyers acting against the KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC in a burgeoning number of medical negligence cases involving births, say the turn-around time is anything from three to five years - and that’s if they are handled properly.

KZN health MEC to personally perform post-mortems

2017-03-08 14:44

KwaZulu-Natal health MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo will lead by example when he personally performs post-mortems at the Park Rynie State Mortuary.

Durban mortuary strike comes to an end

2016-10-19 17:26

Doors at the Gale Street Medico-Legal Mortuary in Durban have reopened following a two day strike, the KwaZulu-Natal health department says.

Surprise, surprise for KZN mom who gave birth to quadruplets

2015-09-14 16:21

A KwaZulu-Natal mother who was expecting a baby was shocked when she arrived at her local hospital and gave birth to not one, but four babies.

Dhlomo praises EMS after dramatic mountain search

2015-07-15 20:26

KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo has praised the Emergency Medical Services team, who worked in conjunction with the SANDF and the Mountain Club of SA, to rescue a man stuck in the Drakensberg Mountains.

KZN Health MEC urges people to get vaccinated for H1N1 flu

2015-06-18 18:40

KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo has urged people to get vaccinated for flu, following a H1N1 flu outbreak at two schools.

New ambulances for KZN

2015-05-14 16:21

KwaZulu-Natal's provincial ambulance service has received 63 new ambulances at a ceremony in Durban.

Don't complain to Public Protector - KZN Health MEC

2015-05-08 12:04

KwaZulu-Natal’s health MEC has urged opposition political parties not to lodge any complaints over the department's axed CFO.

DA wants Madonsela to probe health CFO's appointment

2015-05-05 17:27

The DA has threatened to get the Public Protector Thuli Madonsela to look into the controversial appointment of Ndoda Biyela as chief financial officer of the KwaZulu-Natal health department.

Former KZN health HoD fails in court bid to be reinstated

2015-04-23 16:22

The Durban Labour Court has dismissed the former KwaZulu-Natal health department boss’s attempt to force KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu to employ her.

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