Rocky Start for NHI Tenders

Medical Brief. The first tenders for the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHI) have been issued, but only three medical scheme administrators pitched for the compulsory information session. According to Rapport, experts are critical of the tender specifications for five priority programmes announced by Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi when he published the NHI Bill for public comment. Read the […]

R1bn Malpractice Cloud Hanging Over Gauteng Health Dept

Citizen.  A shocking 20 000 patients were harmed in the province’s hospitals, with 4 320 cases in Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital alone. The Gauteng department of health could be facing a raft of malpractice cases after it emerged that as many as 20 000 patients may have suffered due to negligence in the past two […]

Are International Acquirers Still Investing in South Africa?

Moneymarketing. “The threat of another credit rating downgrade, issues around service delivery, as well as the fact that South Africa is close to its next election means that investors are also holding back, adopting a ‘wait and see’ approach. There are also two major political issues causing uncertainty and affecting investment confidence and appetite – […]

How State Lawyers Have Robbed SA Blind, To the Tune of R80bn – Report

Citizen. A report in Sunday Times reveals that a furious Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has uncovered possibly one of the greatest scams of state funds in South African history. According to the paper, government is investigating collusion between people suing government hospitals for malpractice and state attorneys who either settle cases that have no merit whatsoever or […]