Gauteng Health Department News

SA Medical Association to doctors: 'Don't go to work until salaries paid'

The Gauteng Health Department last week failed to process the salaries of some new employees.

EWN , South Africa Feb 4, 2019

New doctors still without their January salaries

The Gauteng Health Department last week missed the deadline of 31 January to pay new doctors and other health care, professionals.

EWN , South Africa Feb 3, 2019

[OPINION] What do our politicians really stand for?

The death of five-year-old Michael Komape in 2014 and the Life Esidimeni tragedy, which saw over 100 people die after the Gauteng Health Department moved them from existing care facilities to others run by NGOs, stand out as the most brutal examples of the neglect of the Zuma years, alongside the Marikana massacre of mineworkers by police in 2012.

EWN , South Africa Jan 30, 2019

Firefighters who battled Lisbon Building blaze honoured

On the day, you couldn’t tell but now you realise how many firefighters were there.” The Gauteng Health Department has been asked to explain why it didn't move office, after a report which showed that the building was only 21% safety complaint.

EWN , South Africa Jan 27, 2019

Ramaphosa gives SIU green light to probe Esidimeni tragedy, Umgeni water crisis

The SIU is set to probe allegations of irregularities in the procurement by the Gauteng Health Department and officials as well as employees of Life Esidimeni.

EWN , South Africa Jan 16, 2019

More than 200 recently qualified Gauteng nurses face unemployment, warns DA

“I think the problem is that the Gauteng Health Department’s financial crisis which has been going on for a long time and I think it’s due to mismanagement and widespread corruption.

EWN , South Africa Jan 6, 2019