surgery

This is what it's like waking up during surgery

David Robson

General anaesthetic is supposed to make surgery painless. Now there’s evidence that one person in 20 may be awake when doctors think they’re under.


Brazil's out-of-action president tries to stay in control

Marc Burleigh

​Brazil is going through a rudderless period as President Jair Bolsonaro lies in a hospital bed following stomach surgery


Emergency: Help us help patients

Amy Green

Eight staff members at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto speak out in a desperate bid to improve conditions at the facility.


Motsoaledi: Why I use government hospitals

Mia Malan

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has promised to get state facilities running to the highest standards.


'No child should go blind'

Amy Green

Half of South Africa's 100 000 blind children could have been saved if they were treated earlier, shows a new report.