Gauteng Health fails to pay suppliers on time

According to a reply from the Gauteng Provincial Treasury to a question asked by the Democratic Alliance, the Gauteng Department of Health takes, on average, 66 days to pay suppliers for work done. In monetary terms, this translates into R 4,3 billion in unpaid invoices and losses to companies. Despite…

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Three bodies erroneously released from Gauteng state mortuaries

Gauteng Department of Health

Three bodies erroneously released from Gauteng state mortuaries Gauteng state mortuaries released three bodies erroneously in 2013 and 2014. This information is revealed by Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu in a written reply to my questions in the Gauteng Legislature. Gauteng Legislature The three cases were as follows: • Springs…

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Esselen Park Mobile Clinic in Shocking Conditions

ESSELEN PARK MOBILE CLINIC

The DA calls on Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu to urgently address serious infrastructure and sanitation issues at the site of the Esselen Park mobile clinic in Ekurhuleni. During a recent oversight visit with local DA Councillor Ruth Shabalala, the DA found that due to the broken down mobile clinic,…

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17 False Qualifications Detected in Gauteng

Fake qualifications in Gauteng

Qualification checks have been made on 1013 employees in the Gauteng Provincial Government since 2012, and have uncovered 17 false qualifications. David Makhura’s Response This is revealed by Gauteng Premier David Makhura in a written reply to my questions in the Gauteng Legislature. Most of the checks (747) were carried…

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What is the Future of Sizwe TB Hospital?

Nursing staff at Sizwe TB Hospital

Today is World TB day on which we should reflect on what should be done to combat this scourge in our country, where 15 000 cases of drug-resistant TB are diagnosed each year but only about half are treated. While Gauteng has achieved a commendable TB cure rate of over…

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