Health insurers get temporary reprieve from demarcation regulations

Firms have lobbied against the regulations, saying they would deprive low-income workers of their access to private healthcare

12 days ago
India inspires local doctor to target SA’s poorer patients

Nthabiseng Legoete started Qualihealth in May, opening the first clinic in Diepsloot, but with bank funding she now has three offering affordable healthcare

12 days ago
Task team to inspect mental health centres

Office of Health Standards Compliance inspectors pilot an assessment system for state psychiatric hospitals and aim to test it by September

13 days ago
Posts remain empty in North West’s psychiatric hospitals

The province’s health department blames the dearth of nurses and psychologists on budget allocations that limit its hiring of staff

13 days ago
Tribunal to hear appeals against report on patients removed from Life Esidimeni hospital

The tribunal will process several appeals lodged with Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi by NGOs as well as individuals

15 days ago
Mimi Women seeks R10m to build SA plant to make affordable sanitary pads

The company launched the Mimi Agents for Change campaign last Wednesday to coincide with International Women’s Day

15 days ago