Inquests into Esidimeni Deaths still not finalised

by Jack Bloom MPL – DA Gauteng Shadow Health MEC None of the 45 inquests into the deaths of former Life Esidimeni patients who died in illegal NGOs have yet been finalized, with delays blamed on “complexity of investigation and delay in obtaining information.” This is according to Gauteng Community…

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Corruption makes Tembisa Hospital unsafe

by Jack Bloom MPL – DA Gauteng Shadow Health MEC Large areas of Tembisa Hospital are unsafe, including the outpatients, obstetric and emergency wards, but there are no funds to fix them. The shortage of funds is due to long-running mismanagement and corruption that dates back to the disastrous period…

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Gauteng Health Department can’t pay 58 597 suppliers

by Jack Bloom MPL – DA Gauteng Shadow Health MEC The Gauteng Health Department is the top offender when it comes to not paying suppliers within 30 days. This information is contained in a report by the National Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation. According to media reports, national and…

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