Baby miraculously survives after being bundled in a pillow and thrown into a medical waste bin

2019-02-16 21:19

There has been another miraculous escape for a new-born infant who was allegedly discarded by his mother in Durban.

Health MEC condemns protesters for 'intimidating staff and patients' at Durban hospital

2019-02-05 14:46

KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo has condemned protesters for "intimidating staff and patients" at a Durban hospital.

Arson suspected after two fires at Durban's Addington Hospital

2018-10-05 09:00

Two fires flared up near fire exits in Durban's Addington Hospital which may have been acts of arson, the KwaZulu-Natal department of health has said.

Cancer patient among those sleeping on the floor and benches at KZN hospital

2018-04-30 21:41

The KwaZulu-Natal MEC for health says he is upset and surprised by conditions at the Church of Scotland Hospital in Umsinga because solutions to the hospital's problems had been provided.

Oncology machines and staff still lacking in KZN - DA

2018-01-17 22:27

Oncology patients in KZN still lack access to adequate oncology services despite assurances by the health department that six machines will be available, says the DA.

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.


KZN stormwater drain baby a 'wake-up call' for family planning - MEC

2019-02-12 08:43

KZN health MEC Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo says that family planning methods such as contraceptives and condoms need to be strengthened in order to prevent the abandonment of babies and the illegal termination of pregnancy.

Protests erupt in Newcastle after boy dies in freak accident

2019-01-22 16:59

The Madadeni community has erupted in protest after a six-year-old boy died while playing at a local park, police say.

Strides being made to address oncology crisis - KZN health dept

2018-05-14 16:45

Strides are being made to address the ongoing oncology crisis in KwaZulu-Natal, the acting head of the provincial health department, Dr Musa Gumede, has told the Human Rights Commission of South Africa.

Oncology backlog: How KZN health dept will address the crisis

2018-01-30 17:00

The KwaZulu-Natal health department has decided to partner up with private hospitals and specialists in order to address the oncology crisis in the province, department head Dr Musa Gumede says.

Bogus Facebook page in MEC's name sells non-running car to unsuspecting user

2018-01-16 19:43

A bogus Facebook page, created in the name of KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo, has reportedly successfully sold a non-running car to an unsuspecting social media user, the KZN health department says.

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.

Traffic Alerts

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Jobs in Western Cape region

Trainee Auditor

Cape Town
Certified Master Auditors (South Africa) Inc.
R5 000.00 - R15 000.00 Per Month

Learnership for People Living with a Disability

Western Cape
Isilumko Staffing (CPT)
R4 500.00 - R5 000.00 Per Month

Trauma/Emergency RN

Cape Town
Mass Staffing Projects
R300 000.00 - R400 000.00 Per Year

Property [change area]

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.