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Dr Tim de Maayer has been reinstated after being placed on precautionary suspension.
Dr Tim de Maayer has been reinstated after being placed on precautionary suspension.
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Paediatrician Dr Tim de Maayer is back at work at Rahima Moosa Mother and Child Hospital following a brief suspension after he publicly spoke out against the state of Gauteng healthcare facilities.

De Maayer was reinstated following a meeting with Health MEC Nomathemba Mokgethi, Rahima Moosa Mother and Child Hospital CEO Dr Nozuko Mkabayi as well as the head of Department of Paediatrics and Child Health at the facility Professor Ashraf Coovadia. 

In a statement, the department said the meeting was "fruitful and the matter has been resolved amicably".

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