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Police in Krugersdorp have arrested nine people on charges of malicious damage to property after a man was allegedly stoned by an angry mob on the doorstep of the Dr Yusuf Dadoo Hospital.
At least five Life Esidimeni patients have been located, while 16 others are still unaccounted for, Gauteng Health MEC Dr Gwen Ramokgopa has announced.
Gauteng's Portfolio Committee of Health has welcomed Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopha's intervention after her department failed to pay medical interns on time.
The Human Rights Commission says the Rahima Moosa Hospital, where nine babies have died this year, has violated the constitutional rights of children.
A motion brought by the DA in the Gauteng legislature calling for infrastructure development MEC Jacob Mamabolo and health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa to resign has failed.
The DA has laid charges of culpable homicide against three Gauteng MECs and heads of four provincial government departments for their "negligence" that led to the deaths of three firefighters in a fire in the Bank of Lisbon building in Johannesburg.
Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa has asked for an opportunity to study a damning report by the Special Investigating Unit, which links former MEC Brian Hlongwa to corruption amounting to R1.2bn.
Long queues at public hospitals in and around Alexandra will be a thing of the past for chronically-ill patients, thanks to the Gauteng Department of Health's launch of an ATM pharmacy.
The health department had to resort to using the law to get information from Life Esidimeni.
The contract of a private security company has been terminated "with immediate effect" after its employees staged a protest and blocked the entrance to the Steve Biko Academic Hospital.
A man is fighting for his life after being stoned by an angry mob of people right on the doorstep of the Dr Yusuf Dadoo Hospital in Krugersdorp, west of Johannesburg, the Gauteng Department of Health says.
The Gauteng Department of Health says it will pay medical interns on Monday – the last batch to be paid after the department failed to pay interns on time.
Public health facilities across Gauteng were abuzz on Christmas Day as 324 babies were born, the provincial Department of Health said in a statement.
Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa has asked the public for help in assisting a team from the police and her department to find 21 missing Life Esidimeni patients.
Almost two months after the tragic fire at the Bank of Lisbon building in Johannesburg, the DA will present a motion calling for Infrastructure Development MEC Jacob Mamabolo and Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa to resign.
The DA has sent letters to Gauteng Premier David Makhura and Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa, demanding that those implicated in the Life Esidimeni tragedy, including former MEC Qedani Mahlangu, pay a share of the arbitration awarded to the relatives of the deceased.
Concerns have been raised that the breakdown of machines used in radiotherapy to treat cancer and tumours at Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital may delay the treatment of cancer patients.
Gauteng Health MEC Dr Gwen Ramokgopa says the Life Esidimeni marathon project was "chaotic" and "badly managed".
One thing that keeps Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa awake at night is finding the money for her department, which is immersed in debt.
Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa has demanded stability at Steve Biko Academic Hospital following a protest by security guards.
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