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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Deadline Not Met For Transfer Of Esidimeni Patients

Health Ombudsman Professor Malegapuru Makgoba

The 45 day deadline by the Health Ombudsman looms today for moving more than 700 patients from unlawful NGOs to facilities where they will receive proper care and treatment. In his report, Professor Malegapuru Makgoba recommended as follows: “All patients from Life Esidimeni currently placed in unlawful NGOs must be…

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