Long Queues at South Rand Hospital as Electronic Files Fail

South Rand Hospital

Electronic Patient Management Queues at the South Rand Hospital in south Johannesburg have not diminished despite Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu’s promise in July last year that all paper files would be replaced by an electronic patient management system. Last week when I visited the hospital I was disappointed to see…

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Psychiatric Patients Causing Strain at South Rand Hospital

South Rand Hospital

Psychiatric Patients An influx of psychiatric patients is causing consternation at the South Rand Hospital in Johannesburg as they are mixed with other patients who find their behaviour disturbing and some staff are not trained to deal with the special treatment that they need. I discovered this on my visit…

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