R207 million Esidimeni payout with more to follow

by Jack Bloom MPL – DA Gauteng Shadow Health MEC Relatives of former Life Esidimeni patients have made 175 applications for monetary compensation following Justice Dikgang Moseneke’s arbitration ruling. According to Premier David Makhura, by end-April this year 51 relatives of patients who died had applied, and also 124 relatives…

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Premier Makhura: The mastermind of Esidimeni must go

John Moodey MPL, DA Gauteng Provincial Leader Madam Speaker, we are gathered in this House, not to pass judgement, but to conclude what should have been done some time ago. Following the most gruesome deaths of 144 mentally ill patients; some of the most vulnerable members of society, the Premier should…

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144 reasons why Makhura should go on the 15th of May

144 Esidimeni patients suffered cruel and unnatural deaths because no one in the Gauteng government was heeding the warnings that a tragedy of epic proportions was unfolding. The individual tasked with oversight in our province, Premier Makhura, refused to hear and refused to see, even when presented with overwhelming evidence…

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