R30m of expired meds found in Eastern Cape depot

2013-11-06 23:10

Expired medication worth about R30m has been discovered in an unauthorised medical depot in Libode, Mthatha.

Wind rips roofs off Eastern Cape hospitals

2013-09-19 20:39

Heavy winds have blown off the roofs of three hospitals in the Eastern Cape.

Woman miscarries while waiting at clinic

2013-09-11 19:37

A coalition of partners has called for drastic action to rebuild the collapsing Eastern Cape health care system, after a report revealed a woman miscarried while waiting to be seen to.

Don't make empty promises - MEC

2013-05-13 11:11

Eastern Cape health MEC Sicelo Gqobana has reportedly accused his predecessors of lying to the public, after promising a community a new clinic and not delivering it.

'Devastating' corruption in E Cape health dept

2013-02-04 07:26

A forensic audit of the Eastern Cape health department has revealed "devastating" large-scale graft and nepotism, including 544 suspected ghost employees.

Electric security for E Cape health facilities

2011-06-13 18:10

The Eastern Cape health department is looking at replacing security guards at health facilities in the province with electric security systems.

E Cape Health MEC lays down the law

2010-12-09 15:43

Newly-appointed Eastern Cape Health MEC Sicelo Gqobana has vowed to fight fraud and corruption in his department, and has promised that laziness will not be tolerated.


Health coalition calls for intervention

2013-10-14 22:40

The Eastern Cape Health Crisis Action Coalition is set to approach the premier to intervene in its call for drastic action to improve the province's health care system.

Denosa joins call for improved services

2013-09-12 22:15

Democratic Nursing Organisation of SA is set to join a march by the Eastern Cape Health Crisis Action Coalition to the health MEC's office in Bisho, demanding improved services.

Circumcision situation a crisis - MEC

2013-07-05 21:08

The influx of patients with circumcision-related injuries to Eastern Cape hospitals is a crisis, Health MEC Sicelo Gqobana says.

Fraud claims 'tarnish' health MEC's name

2013-02-05 07:27

The Eastern Cape health department says claims it has lost R1.4bn to fraud are an attempt to tarnish the name of health MEC Sicelo Gqobana.

Patients found sleeping on hospital floor

2011-07-07 22:11

Two senior managers at a Queenstown hospital have been handed letters of intended suspension after patients were found being treated in appalling conditions.

Corruption costs E Cape health R45m

2011-03-07 15:12

Fraud and corruption by officials and service providers have cost the Eastern Cape health department at least R45m in the past few years.

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