The Treasury has instituted unprecedented cuts to the health budget as it seeks to rein in government spending.

Despite shoring up funding to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, Treasury has instituted a R67.2bn cut to consolidated health expenditure over the medium-term expenditure framework, deepening the R3.9bn cut that had already been worked into the 2020 budget...

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