Patient films alleged mistreatment of bedridden women in government hospital

Durban in the News: Patient films alleged mistreatment of bedridden women in government hospital: A video showing a KwaZulu-Natal nurse allegedly mistreating a patient at the Saint Mary's Hospital in Mariannhill has been condemned by the provincial department of health. KZN municipal speaker's bodyguard killed: A bodyguard of the Msunduzi municipality speaker has been killed in a hail of bullets, KwaZulu-Natal police say. Matrics miss exams as fighting continues in Mandeni: Several matric pupils at Mbuyiselelo High School in Mandeni … [Read more...]

Slow processes, poor working conditions at Addington Hospital

Durban in the News: Slow processes, poor working conditions at Addington Hospital: A site visit by a parliamentary committee to the troubled Addington Hospital in Durban has revealed slow hiring processes and a lack of proper equipment at the public health facility. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

Complex tissue transplantation procedure saves KwaZulu-Natal man’s leg – Netcare Alberlito Hospital surgeons perform a successful first for the facility

Complex tissue transplantation procedure saves KwaZulu-Natal man’s leg – Netcare Alberlito Hospital surgeons perform a successful first for the facility: Mr Senzo Mbuyazi and scrub sister, Sr Krivani Veerasamy, at Netcare Alberlito Hospital. Photo: Netcare A 37-year-old KwaZulu-Natal man who had suffered a crush injury to his left lower leg, was discharged from hospital recently after having undergone a highly intricate, almost 10-hour, microsurgical free tissue transfer operation. Mr Senzo Mbuyazi was delighted to be able to go home from … [Read more...]

Parliamentary committee finds poor management at KZN hospital

Durban in the News: Parliamentary committee finds poor management at KZN hospital: A parliamentary committee says the high vacancy rate at the troubled Addington Hospital in KwaZulu-Natal has negatively impacted healthcare in the province. School’s matric class of 2014 goes to court to get their results: The 2014 matric class of a KZN high school, who were accused of cheating in their exams, have still not received their results despite a court ruling ordering that they receive them. Ungerer to miss Sharks clash: Pumas coach Brent … [Read more...]