doctors

Black students in medical schools: Is there a problem?

Our Mia Malan speaks to Laura Lopez Gonzalez about the recent allegations of racism at Wits Medical School.


​A dying breath of fresh air

Rosemund Handler

A hard-hitting film raises serious ethical questions about keeping a patient alive at all costs.


Curing a sick system: Doctors and nurses must speak out for patients and themselves

Samantha Khan-Gillmore

Medicine shouldn’t be the only thing on the books at our medical schools. Here are some tips for healthcare workers to handle abuse.


​Nelson Mandela Metro University gets the go-ahead to open a medical school in 2020

Prega Govender

The new department will begin with 50 students and increase this number to about 200 by 2022.


SA doctors demand shorter hours, saying their 30-hour shifts put patients' lives at risk

Koot Kotze

The health department and the Health Professions Council of South Africa must act to protect the medics and patients.