4000 vacant critical posts in Gauteng hospitals

Gauteng state hospitals have more than 4 000 vacancies in critical medical posts, including specialists, pharmacists, professional nurses and doctors. This is revealed in the Gauteng Health Department’s 2016/17 Annual Report that was tabled recently in the Gauteng Legislature. According to the report, the vacancy rates in critical medical posts…

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Discipline of top Esidimeni officials put on hold

The disciplinary cases of two top Gauteng Health Department officials have been put on hold pending the finalization of their appeal against the Health Ombudman’s findings about the deaths of patients transferred from Life Esidimeni to unsuitable NGOs. This is revealed by Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa in a written…

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BLF thugs physically attack DA Activists

The Democratic Alliance (DA) is deeply angered by the behaviour of a group of intoxicated thugs, wearing BLF regalia, who attacked DA Activists who were canvassing support at Ghandi Square for the #Data4All Campaign. The BLF cornered and attacked our Activists using whips and other weapons, then went on further…

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G-fleet has skipped another red light

G-fleet management has once again failed to implement a successful turn-around strategy to ensure that the entity becomes solvent and ceases to haemorrhage public funds. Despite receiving an unqualified audit opinion from the Auditor General, the entity racked up R2.9 million in fruitless and wasteful in the 2016/17 financial year,…

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