KZN health MEC to make submissions on cancer crisis

2017-08-04 17:11

The DA staged a picket outside the KwaZulu-Natal legislature ahead of a special health portfolio committee meeting about the province’s oncology crisis.

IFP calls for KZN health MEC to be fired

2017-06-23 13:48

The IFP has called for the KwaZulu-Natal MEC for health to be removed from his post immediately.

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.


KZN cancer crisis: Patients wait months for treatment

2017-07-06 07:17

More than 150 cancer patients are currently awaiting treatment in KwaZulu-Natal's public health facilities - some for up to eight months, the provincial health department has revealed.

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.

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