hospitals

  1. Hanno Labuschagne

    A look inside the new R470-million high tech hospital in Pretoria

    A look inside the new R470-million high tech hospital in Pretoria Growthpoint Properties has announced the completion of a new R470-million “first-of-its-kind” specialised surgical hospital in Pretoria. The Cintocare Hospital in the Menlyn Maine precinct is the first 5-star rated green...
  2. Jamie McKane

    South African private hospital systems still down after cyberattack

    South African private hospital systems still down after cyberattack The IT systems of Life Healthcare Group have not yet fully recovered following a cyber attack on the group of hospitals two weeks ago. A patient at the Fourways Life Healthcare hospital has told MyBroadband that the facility...
  3. LazyLion

    Machine Dependent, Sick Baby dies during Power Outage

    A one-year-old boy from Kimberley who was dependent on an electrically powered oxygen machine died during a municipal power outage, Beeld reported on Wednesday. Kutluano Kok was born with a chronic lung ailment, and according to his mother, Sylvia Kok, they were given an oxygen machine at the...
  4. LazyLion

    KZN MEC must apologise

    Trade union Hospersa on Friday demanded an apology from KwaZulu-Natal health MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo for shutting down two radiotherapy machines at Durban's Addington Hospital. The MEC's reasons for the move were "absurd", it said. "[We are] demanding a public apology from the KwaZulu-Natal...
  5. LazyLion

    Use More Clinics: Health Minister

    Gauteng residents should make more use of clinics to help ease a strain on hospitals in the province, health MEC Hope Papo said on Thursday. "We call on our people to make use of clinics for minor ailments and to collect chronic medication, to ease pressure on our hospitals," he said in a...
  6. LazyLion

    R2.8M Damages for Hospital Negligence

    The High Court in Pretoria has made a R2.8 million damages award to a child whose legs were amputated because of poor medical treatment in a state hospital, it was reported on Wednesday. Six-year-old Tembisa Kometsi's legs were amputated on October 9, 2009, in the Charlotte Maxeke...
  7. LazyLion

    Food Shortage at Pretoria Hospital: DA

    Patients at the George Mukhari Academic Hospital in Ga-Rankuwa, near Pretoria, are on a restricted diet because of supply problems, the DA said on Monday. "They rarely get meat, fruit, or vegetables, and there is no sugar. Bread is often short," DA Gauteng health spokesman Jack Bloom said in...
  8. LazyLion

    Traffic Offenders to Help in Morgue: Proposed Bill

    A proposed bill could see traffic offenders doing community service in state mortuaries or trauma units, the Saturday Star reported. The proposed amendment to the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act also seeks to make rehabilitation for habitual offenders compulsory...
  9. LazyLion

    'Healthcare has collapsed'

    http://www.iol.co.za/news/politics/healthcare-has-collapsed-1.1382196 And yet the morons will keep voting for these schmucks. :mad:
  10. D

    Pregnancy reated questions

    Hi there, Uh, here we go, my wife is 6 months pregnant, so, all the questions. 1. to start with - we haven't decided on the hospital yet. Any advice? Details: we are in Cape Town, our budget is quite limited - around R15k, none of us is on Medical Aid 2. prenatal/antenatal classes - are...
  11. LazyLion

    Cleanliness 'key' at strike hospitals

    http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/Cleanliness-key-at-strike-hospitals-20100823 I just spoke to a lady who volunteered at the Boksburg hospital last Friday. She said the place was filthy and had obviously not been cleaned in months... let alone one week of the strike. She was so mad...
  12. LazyLion

    Strike chaos: Babies starve, patients die!

    http://www.timeslive.co.za/local/article612641.ece/Strike-chaos--Babies-starve-patients-die Anybody else want to dispute the fact that this freaking pathetic and useless ANC government has completely lost the plot? If these people get hunted down and prosecuted for the murder of these...
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