A decision by the Gauteng department of health has left at least 36 dead but has the scandal lifted the lid on the horrors of mental healthcare?
Mental health patients in Johannesburg's East Rand are hard hit by the unavailability of medication.
Gauteng health department suspends its chief financial officer following allegations of irregularities in departmental procurement processes.
Due to the high costs of litigation medical negligence claims could bankrupt a future NHI, say experts.
The provincial health department has begun clamping down on negligence by doctors and nurses at state hospitals, with a focus on maternity wards.