Finance Minister Tito Mboweni and Western Cape Health MEC Nomafrench Mbombo have been embroiled in a war of words over the minister’s comments that there were still separate sections for black and white people at Tygerberg Hospital. In his Medium-Term Budget Policy Speech on Wednesday, Mboweni said: “The Budget facility for infrastructure will support new […]
A total of six patients living with an eating disorder have been on the waiting list at Tara Hospital in Johannesburg for 214 days, the Gauteng health department revealed on Tuesday. “All patients referred to Tara are put on a waiting list depending on the patients’ needs,” Gauteng health department spokesperson Kwara Kekana said. “This […]
A woman in her sixties died from a heart attack following a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Gladstone Road and Normandie Avenue in Bayswater in Bloemfontein on Saturday night. According to Trauma Response Africa, while being removed from the wreckage by paramedics, the woman went into cardiac arrest, after which CPR with advanced […]
#Covid19Lessons Dr Mpho Tselenyane from Karl Bremer Hospital in Cape Town shares his experiences of working during the pandemic, & the lessons learned during #Covid19.
#HealthcareHighlight The wellness of healthcare workers at Karl Bremer Hospital in Cape Town came under the spotlight during #Covid19. Dr Almero Oosthuizen steered a programme to ensure the psychological needs of staff were addressed.
#HealthcareHeroes Sister Rene Adonis from Brooklyn Chest Hospital in Cape Town is also a #Covid19Survivor. She urges everyone to wear their masks, practice social distancing & maintain hand hygiene to prevent a resurgence of the virus.
#HealthcareHeroes #MentalHealthFocus Occupational therapist at Groote Schuur Hospital, Misha Naik, was part of the team that offered emotional & psychological support to healthcare workers at the hospital during #Covid19. Misha says its important for these projects to continue.
Corruption accused former Bosasa chief operating officer Angelo Agrizzi has nine armed guards watching over him in the ICU of a Joburg private hospital after suffering a heart attack this week. Yesterday his lawyer, Daniel Witz, said Agrizzi was confined to his bed by a leg cuff despite that he was breathing through a ventilator, […]
The Gauteng health department has placed the CEO of the Bheki Mlangeni Hospital, Ruth Mabyana under precautionary transfer. The Gauteng health department says the CEO is allegedly implicated in a case of misconduct. The health department has moved Mabyana to the district office. She will remain there while her conduct is investigated. “There is a […]
#HealthcareHeroes Aghmat Mohamed is head of nursing at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town. He says training and teamwork played an important role in overcoming the challenges of #Covid19.