hospitals

 
Oscar Pistorius didn't try to hurt himself, he just slipped in his cell, says brother
Oscar Pistorius didn't try to hurt himself, he just slipped in his cell, says brother
Convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius did not deliberately hurt himself in prison but slipped in his cell, his brother Carl said on Sunday.
DA demands an investigation into sick hospitals
DA demands an investigation into sick hospitals
The Pelonomi Hospital in the Free State is one of the worst in the country as it is plagued by a shortage of medicines and staff, and long...
Dying to talk about death
Dying to talk about death
Say them quickly, then forget. The dying words. Terminal. Dead. Deceased.
When hospitals don't make the cut
When hospitals don't make the cut
Paulina Masondwane was lying in bed at Kopanong Hospital in Vereeniging, south of Johannesburg, when she heard a commotion outside her room in ward...
Publicly waiting for x-rays, privately abandoning all hope
Publicly waiting for x-rays, privately abandoning all hope
It's 7am. My leg is hurting. There's a burning pain running between my knee and hip. And I have to stand. 
Government hospitals fail healthcare standards audit
Government hospitals fail healthcare standards audit
Only one hospital out of 394 passed all acceptable standards in an audit conducted by the health department, the City Press newspaper...
Dr Harry Surtie Hospital: Double-edged sword of technology
Dr Harry Surtie Hospital: Double-edged sword of technology
"Splinter nuwe hospital, selle swak personeel en bestuur [brand new hospital, same weak staff and management]" reads a comment on the...
Healthcare heroes heal the system
Healthcare heroes heal the system
Arthur Setlhapelo's focus is momentarily broken by a person in a bright yellow T-shirt walking past the window. He turns his attention back to...
Maternal deaths highlight poor state of hospitals
Maternal deaths highlight poor state of hospitals
The human rights organisation Section27 and HIV advocacy group the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) on World Aids Day used a story about maternal...
NHI still has a way to go before the training wheels come off
NHI still has a way to go before the training wheels come off
It’s been just over 18 months since 11 pilot sites were chosen and financed to support limited health intervention in preparation for, and to...
[Podcast]Mothers haunted by hospital hell on M&G Newsroom
[Podcast]Mothers haunted by hospital hell on M&G Newsroom
Bhekisisa reporter Ina Skosana speaks on M&G Newsroom about the shocking story of the Mpumalanga hospital where mothers go to die.
Foreign mom's neglect turns fatal
Foreign mom's neglect turns fatal
Chenai Mushangazhike* sits on an old 25-litre paint bucket in the dark three-by-three-metre unit she rents in a derelict building in downtown...

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