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Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

Health workers fight without fuel

Community health workers are at the frontline of the fight against Covid-19 in Gauteng, but many have not been paid for months. Sarah Smit and Paul Botes talked to workers who spoke of their love for the job – and how that love has been trifled with

Gauteng responds to grave concern

The news of Gauteng’s grave site preparations raised alarm about the expected number of Covid-19-related deaths in the province

Ex-health MEC in R1bn graft probe

Gauteng’s embattled health department is even more sickly than thought, according to a report

Read the damning SIU report on Gauteng health department corruption

Civil servants and politicians have been implicated in graft amounting to over R1-billion

Millions slip through NGO and Gauteng

An extraordinary case is revealing unsavoury details about how the province transfers money

Gauteng mental health services: ‘They treated him like you don’t even treat a dog’

A decision by the Gauteng department of health has left at least 36 dead but has the scandal lifted the lid on the horrors of mental healthcare?

It’s a nightmare when mental health medicine runs out

Mental health patients in Johannesburg's East Rand are hard hit by the unavailability of medication.

Dirty linen: Gauteng health department suspends CFO

Gauteng health department suspends its chief financial officer following allegations of irregularities in departmental procurement processes.

Medical negligence claims threaten NHI

Due to the high costs of litigation medical negligence claims could bankrupt a future NHI, say experts.

Gauteng addresses hospital staff negligence

The provincial health department has begun clamping down on negligence by doctors and nurses at state hospitals, with a focus on maternity wards.

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.

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