Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi will be met with court cases from the private healthcare sector while dealing with pressure from trade unions to speed up the process.

Motsoaledi strikes back at NHI critics

But the Free Market Foundation maintains the plan will cost the state more than it raises in taxes.
Although the scheme's white paper was released at an economically uncertain time.

Motsoaledi accused of trying to control private health prices

The director of the Free Market Foundation suggests that an inquiry into private healthcare was deceptively orchestrated by the health minister.
Mindful eating: taking the time to enjoy your meal can help deal with those extra kilos.

Exercise your mind and lose weight

Being conscious of good eating habits goes a long way towards winning the battle of the bulge.

Nursing SA back to health

The government has set several commendable goals but will have to improve its delivery.
Motsoaledi: What the NHI will mean for you - and your tax credits

HPCSA ignores recommendations of ministerial task team

The "dysfunctional" Health Professions Council of South Africa will not act immediately on recommendations made by Aaron Motsoaledi's task team.

Government bans ‘unsafe’ baby bottles

A controversial plastic additive is said to affect foetuses and increase the risk of breast cancer.

Dying in the line of duty

The murder of an Mpumalanga doctor on duty has exposed the lax security at public hospitals.

Death in the Free State

People in need of treatment are dying because hospitals are desperate for funds, writes Mia Malan.

Cape doc tipped for health post

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.

Cut and mistrust

Traditional leaders are resisting plans to introduce medical circumcision. Mia Malan reports.

Take2: Winds of change sweep SA healthcare

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.

Nehawu lashes SA Medical Association

Nehawu: The South African Medical Association should get a better grip on OSD negotiations and keep its affiliate members.

Doctors use a torch to do operations

"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"

Ebony and ivory toyi-toyi in harmony

The toyi-toyiing "helps me to get rid of my frustrations at the hospital", says one doctor.