Bara Hospital Without A CEO For More Than A Year

Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital

The Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital has operated without a permanent Chief Executive Office (CEO) since January last year, but an appointment process is in place for a new CEO. This is revealed by Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa in a written reply to my questions in the Gauteng Legislature. According…

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34 Vacancies at Bara Psychiatric Unit

Chris Hani Bara

Bara Psychiatric Unit The Psychiatric Unit at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital has a severe staff shortage, with 34 posts vacant. This is revealed by Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu in a written reply to my questions in the Gauteng Legislature. Nurse vacancies are highest – the unit is short…

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Disgraceful barring of media from Bara Hospital

Chris Hani Baragwanath

I am appalled that members of the media were yesterday barred access to the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital.   According to a report, they were invited to accompany the Public Service Commission on an inspection of the hospital, but the hospital’s CEO Sandile Mfenyane said he was following instructions from…

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