Gauteng Health Department is soft on criminals

by Jack Bloom MPL – DA Gauteng Shadow Health MEC The Gauteng Health Department has instituted 179 disciplinary cases for fraudulent and criminal activities in the past five years, but has only laid criminal charges against 3 of the employees concerned. This is revealed by Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa…

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Gauteng Health Department pays R103 million to law company

by Jack Bloom MPL – DA Gauteng Shadow Health MEC The cash-strapped Gauteng Health Department has paid R103 million to Ngcebetsha Madlanga Attorneys (NMA) for work that included an opinion on terminating the Life Esidimeni contract, and opposing the two court applications that tried to stop the transfer of mental…

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Gauteng mental health NGOs not licensed

by Jack Bloom MPL – DA Gauteng Shadow Health MEC Mental health NGOs in Gauteng that look after more than 3000 patients have not received new licenses after their old ones expired at the end of March this year. This is due to incompetence by the Gauteng Health Department which…

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Gauteng Health delays payments to suppliers

by Jack Bloom MPL – DA Gauteng Shadow Health MEC The Gauteng Health Department is delaying payments to large suppliers for up to three years due to insufficient money despite a large increase in its budget from R41.9 billion last year to R46.4 billion this year. Suppliers were told last…

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Why are 320 students barred from Gauteng nursing course?

The Gauteng Health Department is refusing to explain why 320 students who qualified for the first year nursing course have been barred from enrolling. A total of 1 020 students were informed last year that they had passed the interviews and psychometric tests to be admitted to the course, but…

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