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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One death and 8 assaults at Tembisa psychiatric ward

by Jack Bloom MPL – DA Gauteng Shadow Health MEC Eight staff members have been assaulted by psychiatric patients at the Tembisa Hospital since January last year, and the death of one psychiatric patient at the hospital is being investigated by police. This is revealed by Gauteng Health MEC Gwen…

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107 attacks on Gauteng Hospital staff

10 May 2017 Staff in Gauteng hospitals have been attacked 107 times since January last year, mostly by patients or their relatives. This is revealed by Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa in a written reply to my questions in the Gauteng Legislature. Tembisa Hospital had the most attacks on staff…

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