Hospitals

Request for CVs – Individual consultant from the Ministry of Health in Lesotho

Terms of Reference:  (Individual) Short Term Individual Consultant DEPARTMENTProject Implementing UnitJOB TITLEDevelopment of Project Implementation ManualPROJECTLesotho Nutrition and Health...

Oscar Pistorius didn’t try to hurt himself, he just slipped in his cell, says brother

Oscar Pistorius was taken to hospital, reportedly with wrist injuries. But rumours about the event are completely untrue, stated his brother Carl.

DA demands an investigation into sick hospitals

The opposition party went on an unannounced tour of some of the country’s major health facilities and found conditions that shocked them.

Dying to talk about death

We would all choose a quick death if we could, but for some of us that won't happen. We should talk more about it.

When hospitals don’t make the cut

Diabetic patients who aren't treated properly risk having the smallest cut lead to an amputated limb.

Publicly waiting for x-rays, privately abandoning all hope

In the state sector, not everyone is equal. Some of us have to pay an arm, a leg and a full working day.

Government hospitals fail healthcare standards audit

Only one of 394 hospitals audited between May 2011 and 2012 met all the acceptable standards, according to a report on Sunday.

Dr Harry Surtie Hospital: Double-edged sword of technology

If the new Dr Harry Surtie Hospital has all the latest tech, why are patients complaining?

Healthcare heroes heal the system

Clinical associates are changing the medical sector by freeing up doctors to do more.

Maternal deaths highlight poor state of hospitals

NGOs use maternal deaths to illustrate the dire state of Mpumalanga hospitals.

NHI still has a way to go before the training wheels come off

Fixing healthcare needs a multidisciplinary approach, not just a medical focus.

Foreign mom’s neglect turns fatal

Nurses and doctors are 'forced' to treat non-residents, but such care is too often perilous.

Latest

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it