More arrogance from Esidimeni MEC

I am appalled at the arrogant and self-pitying statement by former Gauteng Health MEC, Qedani Mahlangu, that tries to justify delaying her appearance before the Esidimeni arbitration hearings to January next year. On Friday last week she attacked the media and claimed that “from the beginning, in line with my…

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Accountability needed for R500 million wasted by Gauteng Health

I am astonished by Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa’s admission that her department spent R500 million on an unneeded data-storage facility. She reportedly said that the department procured V-Block, a massive data-storage facility, even though the department could have used the storage facility at the e-governance department. There needs to…

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Bed sores rise at Joburg hospital

There has been a worrying increase in bed sores at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Hospital, rising from 208 bed sores in 2014 to 322 in 2016. This is revealed by Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa in a written reply to my questions in the Gauteng Legislature. The figures of recorded…

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