Why are there still private wards at Joburg Hospital?

Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital

  The private Folateng wards at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Hospital (CMJH) are still open despite pledges that they would be closed three years ago.   I discovered this yesterday when I visited the Folateng section at the hospital.   These wards were opened at the hospital in May 2002…

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Linen shortage cancels 154 ops at Helen Joseph Hospital

Helen Joseph Hospital

  Operations Cancelled A shortage of clean theatre linen has led to the cancellation of 154 operations at the Helen Joseph Hospital from January 2014 to July this year. This information is revealed by Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu in a written reply to my questions in the Gauteng Legislature.…

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