Psychiatric patients can’t wash at Joburg Hospital

09 May 2017 Psychiatric patients at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Hospital cannot bath or shower at the Psychiatric ward because the water leaks into other wards. The washing facilities at Ward 487 are barred to 20 psychiatric patients who are forced to use basins or go to another ward to…

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Two Year Delay To Complete Joburg Hospital Psychiatric Ward

Chryselda Building Construction

Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital The Psychiatric Ward at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital will be completed in September this year, two years after it was supposed to be done by a failed contractor. This was revealed by Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu earlier this week in an oral…

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Gauteng Cabinet Report Card: The Cracks Are Showing

Gauteng ANC Premier David Makhura and his cabinet have steered through another year in office, and it is becoming increasingly clear that “Team Gauteng” is not living up to its promise since taking office in June 2014. Members of the Executive Council (MECs) are embroiled in investigations, entities have gone…

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4 Year Delay In Upgrading Joburg Hospital Psychiatric Ward

Charlotte Maxeke Hospital

Chryselda Building Construction The psychiatric ward at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Hospital remains in poor condition despite R12.5 million that was made available to upgrade it four years ago. According to a written reply by Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu to my questions in the Gauteng Legislature, R1.2 million has…

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