Nurses

Would wage transparency work in SA?

In Scandinavian countries, citizens can look up what any other citizen earns in an online national database. Could South Africa use a version of income transparency? Economists, as usual, are divided.

Meet the nurses fighting on the front lines — with no ammunition

Public health systems are driven by nurses. Yet, they have little authority.

Birth control implant needs a shot in the arm

Poor training of nurses may have led to severe reactions to a new contraceptive device.

Comment: Simple logic saves patients’ lives

Doctors and nurses don't need a miracle drug to prevent the massive number of premature deaths.

The helpless have lost a lifeline

GF Jooste Hospital was a beacon of hope. It should have been renovated, not closed.

Healthcare heroes heal the system

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

A mother to 30; a nurse to thousands

Undaunted by apartheid and Aids, she has made all the difference to those otherwise abandoned.

Comment: We can stop the haemorrhaging

South Africa has the means and opportunity to keep its healthcare professionals.

Comment: Eastern Cape, heal thy nurses

At the coalface of care, nurses are bearing the brunt of the province's critical shortages.

SA’s midwives chart a new course

Scandinavian expertise is helping to train top nurses in how to handle difficult pregnancies.

Public private partnerships may answer doctor shortage

Politicians and industry experts say that partnerships between the public and private sectors may solve the doctor and nurse shortages in SA.

A mother with a core of steel

Mavuso Msimang, chief executive of the Oliver and Adelaide Tambo Foundation, remembers Adelaide Tambo.

Latest

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

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

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