Remembering Prof Mayosi: A Media Round-up

The medical fraternity was shaken this past weekend with the news that cardiologist Professor Bongani Mayosi had passed away after a long and desperate struggle with depression. Since the news broke, a number of friends, colleagues, and students have written of their grief and in some instances of the depression with which Professor Mayosi struggled. […]

Doctor’s Frustrations with SA’s Healthcare System

The Citizen. A great many things throughout a medical career can cause one to become disillusioned or disappointed. It is a shame that so many otherwise easily preventable things, such as this, occur in our local healthcare system. Aside from the obvious difficulties in the application processes for posts, all healthcare workers (nurses, therapists, support staff […]

Ethics, leadership, and the NHI

Christopher Allsobrook looks into ethics, leadership and the NHI in this downloadable article just published in the Daily Dispatch and makes a strong argument for a prioritisation in healthcare reform. He makes several interesting points: we already would have universal healthcare if all institutions were working as they should. A provocative piece, no matter what […]