State mortuaries are in a disgusting condition

Inadequate infrastructure and maintenance blamed for environment that traumatises families

Watchdog grants low-cost health insurers another reprieve

Council allows another year, instead of two, to continue selling cheap primary healthcare cover

Budget constraints stymie foreigners’ hopes of health careers in SA

Deep budget cuts also leave hundreds of SA doctors unable to secure community service posts

RAF loses second court battle over paperwork required of claimants

Thousands of unsuccessful claimants may now have a second chance at securing compensation

Phase 3 TB vaccine trial gets under way in SA

SA’s high TB burden and strong clinical trial infrastructure allows it to play a key role in the trial, which aims to enrol 20,000 volunteers

Why sleeplessness is a big public health worry

World Sleep Day is marked every year on the Friday before the March equinox

Probe clears Mediclinic of billing fraud

The ENSafrica investigation included interviews with hospital staff and a review of more than 120,000 emails and documents

Even modest exercise habits have profound health benefits, Discovery-LSE study finds

About 5,000 steps of walking a week can add a good many years to your life and considerably cut your healthcare costs.

Clock ticks on tobacco bill as parliament winds down

Fiercely contested bill will pass to SA's next administration if it is allowed to lapse

Medical schemes regulator abuses power, says Board of Healthcare Funders

Registrar accused of stalling low-cost benefit options, destabilising weak schemes and intimidating trustees

Unemployed doctors to be hired within weeks, says health minister

Extra R3.7bn allocated to wage bill means ‘most, if not all’ will find places, Joe Phaahla tells MPs

Deadline looms for companies that sell primary healthcare cover

Insurers wait to see whether regulator will give them a reprieve before exemption expires on March 31

District Health Barometer lays bare disparities in SA healthcare

Health department says the country is ‘definitely making strides in reducing maternal mortality’

Solidarity loses its court bid to scrap NHI posts

Ruling upholds the right of the executive to prepare for legislation before it becomes law

Global groups urged to condemn destruction of Gaza health infrastructure

SA health and social justice advocates call for boycott of Israeli pharmaceutical manufacturer Teva