Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital

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.
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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.

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

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South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

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