#LifeEsidimeni: NGOs chose patients like “slave owners choosing new ‘possessions’”

Laura Lopez Gonzalez

A former director says court cases and provincial power prohibited national officials from stopping the Gauteng health department's deadly plans.


Too much of a good thing: SA's epidemic of over-treatment is paying off for hospitals

Laura Lopez Gonzalez

Is a lack of competition fuelling unnecessary care at your expense?


Hlongwa responds to SIU report: ‘I arranged to hand myself over to the Hawks’

Laura Lopez Gonzalez

The chief whip says recent media reports were first to alert him that the SIU had completed its investigation into alleged corruption under his watch.


Health department expects to be sued over proposed NHI changes

‘I can’t mention who are the parties I am expecting litigation from but I can assure I know who they are.'


Limos & spas: SIU reveals details of ANC chief whip Hlongwa's role in R1.2b graft

When he was the Gauteng Health MEC, Brian Hlongwa brought the department to its knees, the Special Investigations Unit has found.


Who killed Ntombizodwa Matthews? Politics, protest & corruption in the North West

A month after she was wheeled out of a North West hospital in a barrow, Ntombizodwa Matthews met her end. Her family blames politics for her death.


13 things that will change the way you look at abortion

Laura Lopez Gonzalez

Everyone’s got an opinion on it but can we say the same about the facts?


The Ronald McDonald socks aside...How serious is Cyril about South Africans' health?

The new commander-in-chief has made promises, but how likely is he to deliver?


#Budget2018: Cuts to medical aid tax credits begin

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba didn’t cut state subsidies for private medical aid members outright but your pocket may still feel the pinch


Vaccines in the time of cholera: Inside the new fight against an old foe

Why the world is just waking up to the power of immunisations to tackle this infectious disease and how we’re learning more with every rainy season.