Mammogram machine at Joburg Hospital out of action

Mammography machine at Joburg Hospital still broken

Many women face an increased risk of dying from breast cancer because the Mammogram machine at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Hospital has broken down. This x-ray machine plays a critical role in the early detection and treatment of breast cancer. It broke down last week and it could take six…

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Critical medicine shortage at Joburg Hospital

Essential medicines short at Gauteng hospitals

Many patients at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Hospital do not receive their medicines and either go without or have to buy from a private pharmacy.   This week I was shocked by the case of Ms Shamrock Rademeyer, a 65-year-old pensioner, whose family has to spend about R6000 every month…

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