Auditor-General rebukes Gauteng Health Department for lack of controls and irregular expenditureby Jack Bloom MPL – DA Gauteng Shadow Health MEC

by Jack Bloom MPL – DA Gauteng Shadow Health MEC The Auditor-General’s report on the Gauteng Health Department for 2017/18 rebukes the Department for lack of controls, unreliable information, and racking up irregular expenditure of R1.7 billion and fruitless and wasteful expenditure of R38 million. This report was tabled last…

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Staff protests about Bank of Lisbon building ignored

by Jack Bloom MPL – DA Gauteng Shadow Health MEC Evidence is building up that the Gauteng Provincial Government willfully ignored multiple warnings and protests that the Bank of Lisbon building was unsafe. This includes a major demonstration by Gauteng Health Department staff outside the building in November 2015. I…

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Strike at Germiston mortuary causes bodies to pile up

by Jack Bloom MPL – DA Gauteng Shadow Health MEC I am concerned by the strike at the Germiston state mortuary which is hurting grieving relatives who can’t get the bodies of their loved ones for burial. Forensic staff are apparently striking because of a lack of protective gear. The…

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