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#LifeEsidimeni: Manamela has failed to take responsibility – Moseneke

2017-11-24 21:13

Suspended Gauteng director of mental health Makgabo Manamela has failed to take responsibility for the deaths of more than 140 mentally ill patients, former deputy chief justice Dikgang Moseneke has said.

Choosing a medical scheme for your parents

2017-11-23 07:00

In today's tough times, many middle-aged people find themselves having to help their parents financially - and that includes medical cover.

All initiation activity in Gauteng suspended until 2018

2017-11-21 23:30

The Commission for the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities says all initiation-related activities across Gauteng have been suspended until December 2018.

Life Esidimeni: Manamela threatened with arrest after no-show

2017-11-21 15:05

Suspended Gauteng director of mental health Makgabo Manamela faces a warrant of arrest should she not appear on Thursday before the Life Esidimeni arbitration hearing.

Netcare hit by market conditions in SA, UK

2017-11-20 12:35

Market conditions in both SA and the UK have placed pressure on Netcare's ability to grow, while funder-led demand management initiatives impacted results.

Vital Eastern Cape clinic has only 1 doctor twice a month

2017-11-17 05:43

Close to eight villages in Nxarhuni outside Mdantsane in East London depend on Newlands Clinic, which has only one doctor who comes in twice a month, says a report.

Mediclinic revenue flat in constant currency terms

2017-11-16 16:44

Mediclinic has reported revenue that was flat in constant currency terms for the six months ended September 30 2017.

Top UK court backs Scottish minimum drink price law

2017-11-16 08:29

Britain's top court has supported the Scottish government's innovative plan to stop people "drinking themselves to death" by imposing a minimum price on alcohol.

Small cities choke as India remains callous to rising bad air

2017-11-15 13:21

In the northern Indian city of Moradabad fumes from burning electronic waste blend with seasonal smog to create an even deadlier mix of pollutants than in Delhi, where filthy air has caused public outcry and made global headlines.

Taking in more patients 'was an order and there is nothing we can do'

2017-11-14 20:24

The deputy manager in the nursing department at the Cullinan Care and Rehabilitation Centre has testified how they were forced to obey orders from top officials and take in more patients from Life Esidimeni than they initially agreed to.

 

Manamela admits to errors during transfer of Life Esidimeni patients

2017-11-23 22:39

Suspended Gauteng director of mental health Dr Makgabo Manamela has conceded that she handed a licence to a non-compliant facility to care for mentally ill patients.

Life Esidimeni hearings told of rape at facility

2017-11-22 23:08

A witness has told the Life Esidimeni arbitration panel that her 36-year-old sister was raped at one of the facilities that mentally ill patients were moved to.

CRL Rights Commission releases initiation deaths report

2017-11-21 21:37

The Commission for the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities has released its report into the deaths and injuries at initiation schools.

Eastern Cape health department wants to close informal facility for destitute people

2017-11-21 07:03

The Eastern Cape Department of Health is trying to close the informal Khululabantu Bam centre in Ndabakazi village, outside Butterworth.

Meet KZN's first black female neurosurgeon

2017-11-17 06:37

Dr Nomusa Shezi knew as early as Grade 3 that she wanted to be a doctor. Now she is one of only five black African women neurosurgeons countrywide.

Austerity leads to campaign for Groote Schuur hospital

2017-11-16 18:42

Dr Ntobeko Ntusi, head and chair of the Department of Medicine at UCT and Groote Schuur Hospital, has launched a special fundraising campaign.

How a sheep's ability to recognise Brad Pitt can help save lives

2017-11-16 14:33

Sheep could be used to help understand human neurodegenerative conditions like Huntington's disease.

16 adult, 26 stillborn corpses stranded in open trailer on Joburg highway

2017-11-15 15:14

Coffins containing the corpses of 16 adults and 26 stillborn babies have been left stranded on the M1 highway in Johannesburg, the Johannesburg Metro Police Department has said.

Are you still competing with your siblings?

2017-11-15 11:00

Are you still convinced that your brother or sister got more attention, love and money than you did? We look at ways to put an end to sibling rivalry.

Sheriff seizes more furniture, equipment from Gauteng health department

2017-11-14 18:39

More furniture has been seized from the Gauteng health department to settle debts owed to companies, says the DA. 

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