9 arrested in connection with Krugersdorp hospital mob attack

2019-03-18 17:02

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 5 Life Esidimeni missing patients traced, 16 still unaccounted for

2019-03-03 21:50

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 health portfolio committee to assess impact caused by late salaries for intern doctors

2019-02-04 22:47

Gauteng's Portfolio Committee of Health has welcomed Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopha's intervention after her department failed to pay medical interns on time.

Hospital where 9 babies died violated Constitution – HRC

2018-11-08 20:09

The Human Rights Commission says the Rahima Moosa Hospital, where nine babies have died this year, has violated the constitutional rights of children.

Joburg building fire: DA motion to force MECs to resign fails

2018-10-30 17:33

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.

DA lays criminal charges against Gauteng MECs over Joburg buiding fire

2018-09-18 16:28

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.

Push to charge former Gauteng health MEC Brian Hlongwa following release of damning SIU report

2018-06-22 15:22

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.

WATCH: ePharmacy cuts down queuing time for chronically ill patients

2018-03-15 17:24

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.

'Finding missing patients is frustrating'

2017-12-17 06:00

The health department had to resort to using the law to get information from Life Esidimeni.

Steve Biko Academic Hospital ends contract after guards protest over unpaid wages

2017-11-27 22:50

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.


Man fighting for his life after being stoned in mob attack at Krugersdorp hospital

2019-03-17 18:33

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.

Gauteng intern doctors to be paid by Monday

2019-02-08 16:28

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.

Over 300 healthy babies were born on Christmas Day in Gauteng

2018-12-26 13:14

Public health facilities across Gauteng were abuzz on Christmas Day as 324 babies were born, the provincial Department of Health said in a statement.

Ramokgopa appeals for help to find 21 missing Life Esidimeni patients

2018-11-06 16:06

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.

Joburg building fire: DA to present motion calling for resignations of MECs

2018-10-30 10:23

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.

Gauteng premier must instruct Qedani Mahlangu to pay Life Esidimeni families from her own pocket - DA

2018-07-17 17:12

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.

Broken cancer machines could cause treatment delays at Johannesburg hospital

2018-04-11 13:15

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.

Life Esidimeni project was chaotic, badly managed - Ramokgopa

2018-01-31 22:19

Gauteng Health MEC Dr Gwen Ramokgopa says the Life Esidimeni marathon project was "chaotic" and "badly managed".

Gauteng health department is steeped in debt

2017-12-17 06:00

One thing that keeps Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa awake at night is finding the money for her department, which is immersed in debt.

Protesting security guards block entrance to Steve Biko Academic Hospital

2017-11-27 19:04

Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa has demanded stability at Steve Biko Academic Hospital following a protest by security guards.

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