Randgate clinic finally open after two year delay

23 May 2017 Despite signing a memorandum of understanding of (MOU) with Gauteng Health MEC, Gwen Ramokgopa – ensuring that “projects are delivered effectively, within set time frames and budgets and that government is transparent and answerable to the communities it serves”, Gauteng Infrastructure Development MEC, Jacob Mamabolo was less…

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Bara Hospital Without A CEO For More Than A Year

Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital

The Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital has operated without a permanent Chief Executive Office (CEO) since January last year, but an appointment process is in place for a new CEO. This is revealed by Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa in a written reply to my questions in the Gauteng Legislature. According…

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Deadline Not Met For Transfer Of Esidimeni Patients

Health Ombudsman Professor Malegapuru Makgoba

The 45 day deadline by the Health Ombudsman looms today for moving more than 700 patients from unlawful NGOs to facilities where they will receive proper care and treatment. In his report, Professor Malegapuru Makgoba recommended as follows: “All patients from Life Esidimeni currently placed in unlawful NGOs must be…

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