DA welcomes Esidimeni pay-out

by Jack Bloom MPL – DA Gauteng Spokesperson on Health   According to the Office of the Premier, all payments were made by today, ahead of 19th June 2018 deadline set by Justice Moseneke. It appears that the money was found from the budgets of all the provincial government departments.…

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No Esidimeni payments despite looming deadline

by Jack Bloom MPL – DA Gauteng Shadow Health MEC The Gauteng Provincial Government has not yet made payments to the families of the Life Esidimeni patients who suffered and died, even though Justice Dikgang Moseneke set 19 June as the deadline for his arbitration award, which is only three…

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28 Esidimeni patients are still missing

by Jack Bloom MPL – DA Gauteng Shadow Health MEC I have been informed by the police that a number of missing Life Esidimeni patients have been found, and there are now 28 patients who have still not been located. This follows the missing person cases that I laid with…

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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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