Answers still needed on child deaths at Lenasia Clinic

I welcome Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu’s visit yesterday to the Lenasia South Clinic, but I am not satisfied that a full explanation has been given for why security guards barred two young children who died without being admitted. It seems to me that clinic management is primarily to blame…

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R14 million spent on half-built clinic in Randfontein

R14.2 million has been spent on a half-built clinic in Randfontein on the West Rand that was supposed to be completed in July last year. This is revealed by Gauteng Infrastructure Development MEC Nandi Mayathula-Khoza in a written reply to my questions in the Gauteng Legislature. According to Mayathula-Khoza, construction…

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Mammogram machine at Joburg Hospital out of action

Mammography machine at Joburg Hospital still broken

Many women face an increased risk of dying from breast cancer because the Mammogram machine at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Hospital has broken down. This x-ray machine plays a critical role in the early detection and treatment of breast cancer. It broke down last week and it could take six…

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