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Behind the masks: Meet the people who keep Gauteng’s Covid-19 field hospital going

Get to know the cleaners, plumbers and therapists who work at the Nasrec field hospital. Plus, find out what happens to newspapers, food and medical equipment used at the Covid-19 facility

Collusion, competition and corruption — A new Rx for better healthcare?

The three Cs: Collusion, competition and corruption. There’ll be a renewed push to safeguard your money when it comes to healthcare, but will it work?

Judges grill Gauteng health

The province grasped at straws in a court appeal for relief regarding payouts for medical negligence

Operation by cellphone light: Bara bosses blamed

Poor management at Bara hospital left doctors with no choice but to operate on a patient using only the light from cellphones and iPads, says Sama.

A healthy reaction to vigorous journalism

Bhekisisa looks back at, and follows up on, some of the most popular and impactful stories of 2013.

A lone walk to Pretoria

An artist's march from Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital to the Union Buildings has drawn attention to the perilous state of public health in South Africa.

Bara nursing college closed indefinitely

The Chris Hani Baragwanath Nursing College has been closed indefinitely because of student protests, the Gauteng department of health said.

Jo’burg hospitals ban evening visits

The Chris Hani Baragwanath, Charlotte Maxeke and Helen Joseph hospitals have banned night visits to patients as hospital staff fear for their safety.

Mental patient stabs intern, patients at Bara

A man who allegedly stabbed an intern and patients at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto at the weekend suffered from a mental disorder.

R150m upgrade for downscaled Chris Hani Baragwanath

Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital is to receive a R150-million upgrade that will improve services -- and halve the number of beds available.

Hospital denies mortuary chaos — despite the evidence

The Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital has contested the findings of a <i>Mail & Guardian</i> investigation into the state of its mortuary.

Bara mortuary worker fired after M&G investigation

A mortuary administrator at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital has been dismissed after a <em>Mail & Guardian</em> investigation.

Bodies pile up at Bara morgue

Bodies are piling up in the mortuary at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital owing to a backlog in paupers' burials.

‘It’s out of control’: Bodies pile up at Bara

A backlog in paupers' burials has left bodies piling up at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital mortuary, with some left untended for months.

Workers call for Soweto hospital CEO’s head

Furious over being sidelined at Chris Hani Baragwanath hospital, health worker unions are demanding action against the Soweto hospital's management.

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Vodacom swindled out of more than R24m worth of Apple iPhones

A former employee allegedly ran an intricate scam to steal 8700 phones from the cellular giant

We will find resources to ensure the Zondo commission completes its work — Lamola

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola says his department will ensure the state capture commission is afforded the financial resources to complete its work, despite the treasury’s uncertainty

Tobacco industry calls Dlamini-Zuma’s bid to appeal ban a costly folly

The minister could spend the state’s money on fighting Covid-19 and cigarette cartels, tobacco manufacturers argue

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