'Illegal' night-time kudu hunt nearly ends in disaster

2017-09-08 13:10

An allegedly illegal night-time kudu hunt in Bloemfontein’s Soetdoring Nature Reserve almost had a disastrous ending when one of the hunters, Kobus Willemse, suffered a heart attack.

Free State mobile clinics for motorists a success – MEC

2016-01-14 20:06

The Free State's festive season Arrive Healthy campaign, which saw mobile roadside clinics test motorists for various health issues, would now become a monthly routine, the province's health MEC has said.

Probe into med supplies at Free State hospital

2014-07-22 11:30

An investigation is to be launched at the Pelonomi Hospital after much needed medical equipment and consumables were founded locked away in store rooms, the provincial health department says.

Call for release of Free State health workers

2014-07-11 14:43

The SA National Aids Council has called for the immediate release of more than 100 health workers who were arrested for staging a sit-in at the Free State health department.

Cosatu wants health workers freed

2014-07-10 14:29

Cosatu says more than 100 community health workers arrested in Bloemfontein must be released and charges against them dropped.

Official gets ICU bed over dying woman - report

2014-07-04 11:39

A critically ill woman died after being denied an ICU bed at a Free State hospital because provincial ANC officials ordered that a high-ranking office bearer be admitted to ICU, according to a report.

Irrate healthworkers stage sit-in at department HQ

2014-06-27 21:06

Disgruntled Free State community healthcare workers have forced their way into Bophelo House, the provincial health department's headquarters.


TAC marches against Free State health MEC

2016-05-12 12:41

Members of the TAC are marching in Bloemfontein to demand a rapid finalisation of investigations into charges laid against Health MEC Benny Malakoane.

Fireworks at Aids conference

2015-06-10 10:51

The Treatment Action Campaign has upped the ante for the dismissal of Free State Health MEC Benny Malakoane in an opening speech at the 7th South African Aids Conference.

Free State health workers released

2014-07-11 18:24

More than 100 health workers arrested for staging a sit-in at the Free State health department have appeared in the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court.

Union wants answers from Free State MEC

2014-07-11 11:03

Free State health MEC Benny Malakoane must explain his department's actions against community healthcare workers, the Health and Other Services Personnel Trade Union of SA says.

Free State health workers arrested over sit-in

2014-07-10 08:37

More than 100 community health workers have been arrested in Bloemfontein for staging a peaceful sit-in at the health department, the TAC says.

TAC wants Free State health MEC suspended

2014-07-03 12:37

The Treatment Action Campaign has called for the suspension of the Free State's health MEC and for a full disclosure of the province's health finances, due to the province's crumbling health system.

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