Gauteng Health MEC shares blame for baby deaths

by Jack Bloom MPL – DA Gauteng Shadow Health MEC The damning statements by the SA Human Rights Commission following their visit yesterday to investigate baby deaths at the Thelle Mogoerane Hospital highlight a dire situation that Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa ignored because of her friendship with the hospital…

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Gauteng Health MEC can’t give accurate cancer figures

by Jack Bloom MPL – DA Gauteng Shadow Health MEC I am hugely concerned that Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa is unable to give accurate figures on the waiting lists and waiting times for cancer patients at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg and Steve Biko hospitals. She admitted this in an…

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Work stoppages symptomatic of Gauteng Health crisis

by Jack Bloom MPL – DA Gauteng Shadow Health MEC Gauteng state hospitals have been hit by 3639 work stoppages since September last year, but the Gauteng Health Department has still not negotiated an essential services agreement with unions to ensure that patients are not adversely affected by strikes. This…

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