Inadequate budget for Esidimeni payouts

by Jack Bloom MPL – DA Gauteng Shadow Health MEC Gauteng Finance MEC Barbara Creecy has set aside R118 million in the Adjustment budget for the relatives of those who suffered in the Life Esidimeni tragedy, but this is inadequate to pay out all the claimants. According to the Premier’s…

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21 Esidimeni patients still missing

by Jack Bloom MPL – DA Gauteng Shadow Health MEC Twenty one mental health patients who were discharged after the Gauteng Health Department cancelled its contract with Life Esidimeni have still not been found. This was disclosed today by Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa in an oral reply today to…

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