VIDEO: Frail patients suffer due to retirement home strike

VIDEO: Frail patients suffer due to retirement home strike: When the Pretoria News walked through the two floors inside the home they were met by a strong distinctive smell with patients' clothes strewn all over .... Google Alert - Pretoria WATCH: Two life sentences for mom who killed her young sons: ... Katlego Matjane found guilty of shooting and killing her two sons aged 2 and 6 was handed two life sentences in the Gauteng High Court,Pretoria.. Google Alert - Pretoria … [Read more...]

Patents pose threat to breast cancer patients

Patents pose threat to breast cancer patients: Pharmaceutical companies have a lock on essential drugs, forcing patients to forgo potentially life-saving treatment because they cannot afford it.. IOL section Feed for Gauteng Testing the limit of going round in circles: Journalist Jesse Adams beat the Guinness World Record for the longest vehicle drift, but why would anyone want to go around in circles for six hours?. IOL section Feed for Gauteng #PeopleOfJozi: I was the fastest man … [Read more...]

DA approves treatment of Life Esidimeni patients at new hospitals

The DA in Gauteng was pleased with the good treatment that former mental patients from Life Esidimeni were receiving at a Johannesburg hospital. Full Article here: Siphelele Dludla IOL section Feed for Gauteng … [Read more...]

Damning verdict on psychiatric patients’ deaths

The Health Ombudsman has delivered a damning verdict in the probe of the ill-fated transfer of more than 2 000 patients from Life Esidimeni last year. Full Article here: Thabiso Thakali, Lebogang Seale, Baldwin Ndaba and Roland Mpofu IOL section Feed for Gauteng … [Read more...]

Deaths of psychiatric patients a tragic blot in 2016

The deaths of more than 30 psychiatric patients who were transferred from the Life Esidimeni Hospital added yet another dark spot to the year 2016. Full Article here: Roland Mpofu IOL section Feed for Gauteng … [Read more...]

Death of 36 transferred psychiatric patients under investigation

The Health Ombudsman will investigate allegations that 36 psychiatric patients in Gauteng died after they were transferred into the care of NGOs. Full Article here: News Gauteng Category RSS … [Read more...]

Families of mentally ill patients take to the streets

Family members of patients transferred from Life Esidimeni Psychiatric Hospital marched to the Gauteng Health Department offices demanding to know the fate of their relatives. Full Article here: News Gauteng Category RSS … [Read more...]