The murder of an Mpumalanga doctor on duty has exposed the lax security at public hospitals.
People in need of treatment are dying because hospitals are desperate for funds, writes Mia Malan.
Western Cape health director general Craig Househam is widely tipped to take over the running of the National Department of Health.
Traditional leaders are resisting plans to introduce medical circumcision. Mia Malan reports.
Professors Hoosen Coovadia and Salim Abdool Karim, two of SA's foremost HIV researchers, were recently the health department's greatest enemies.
Nehawu: The South African Medical Association should get a better grip on OSD negotiations and keep its affiliate members.
"This year we've been running out of simple things, such as Panado," says one doctor.
The toyi-toyiing "helps me to get rid of my frustrations at the hospital", says one doctor.