Hospitals




Lack of staff frustrates cardiologist

By Siya Tsewu – September 30, 2017 A frustrated and highly trained heart doctor is sitting in Mthatha’s Nelson Mandela Academic hospital surrounded by high-tech specialist state-of-the-art equipment worth R28-million – but without anyone to…


Contaminated blood spilled during strike

 August 5, 2017 Estelle Ellis Contaminated blood – including samples infected with HIV and drug-resistant TB – were spilled on the floor of the National Health Laboratory foyer at the Provincial Hospital in Port Elizabeth during…


PATIENTS ON HOSPITAL FLOOR!

By  Stephens MolobiWednesday, July 05, 2017 12:30 This man sleeps with his shoes for company. Daily Sun reported on a similar story on 27 June. Patients visiting Mahikeng Hospital in North West find any spot…





Autopsies by cleaners and drivers

Die Vryburger June 23, 20170  Autopsies by cleaners and drivers – Image – Die Vryburger The ongoing strike at state mortuaries in Pretoria and Johannesburg took a new twist with allegations that cleaners and…