medical malpractice

Mediation could ease SA’s medico-legal woes but it’s no quick fix

Janine Simon-Meyer

South Africa is now home to more than 90 trained medical mediators, but there’s not much work to go around - yet.

Cost of negligence claims impacting medical specialist recruitment

Ina Skosana

Medical malpractice litigation is preventing young doctors from entering high-risk fields of medicine.

Controversial Messina doctor's medical licence revoked

Mara Kardas-Nelson

Almost a year after the first complaints were filed with the HPCSA about Dr Dube, the Limpopo doctor's medical licence has been stripped.

Medical negligence claims threaten NHI

Amy Green

Due to the high costs of litigation medical negligence claims could bankrupt a future NHI, say experts.

R25m awarded in medical malpractice claim


A R25-million payout, the highest ever in South Africa, has been awarded to an 11-year-old girl brain damaged after a series of botched operations.