#KZNHealthCrisis: MEC cannot run from the truth

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on  Health #KZNHealthCrisis: MEC cannot run from the truth   Today’s KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health (DoH) media briefing – designed to excuse the numerous and ongoing failures on the part of MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo and his Department – must be seen for the crisis […]

#KZNOncology: Crisis far from over as Addington Hospital stops all chemotherapy treatment

Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on  Health   #KZNOncology: Crisis far from over as Addington Hospital stops all chemotherapy treatment   The DA in KwaZulu-Natal has been reliably informed that all chemotherapy for cancer patients has been stopped at Addington Hospital while there is a very limited service at […]

#KZNOncologyCrisis – Screening campaign cannot be used to disguise a failed Health MEC

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on  Health #KZNOncologyCrisis – Screening campaign cannot be used to disguise a failed Health MEC   The Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal welcomes the launch of the National Cancer Campaign by National Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi in the province today and hopes that this initiative […]

#KZNOncologyCrisis: No one is trying to discredit you MEC Dhlomo – you have done that all on your own

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on  Health #KZNOncologyCrisis: No one is trying to discredit you MEC Dhlomo – you have done that all on your own   Attempts by KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC, Sibongiseni Dhlomo, to paint himself and his Department out of a corner when it comes to the […]

Fire Safety: Addington Hospital is a death trap

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on  Health Fire Safety: Addington Hospital is a death trap   The Democratic Alliance has today written to KZN Health MEC, Sibongiseni Dhlomo, (view here) to call for a comprehensive audit into fire safety compliance levels at the province’s hospitals, in particular Addington Hospital and the […]

DoH fails to act while Townhill patients are left to suffer waiting for electro-convulsive therapy

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on  Health   DoH fails to act while Townhill patients are left to suffer waiting for electro-convulsive therapy   The Democratic Alliance has written to KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC, Sibongiseni Dhlomo, (view here) to call for urgent action after it was established that Electro-Convulsive Therapy treatment (ECT) […]

KZN’s 100 ‘new’ ambulances: MEC Dhlomo continues to mislead the people of our province

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on  Health  KZN’s 100 ‘new’ ambulances: MEC Dhlomo continues to mislead the people of our province   Provincial Health MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo continues to mislead the people of KwaZulu-Natal by releasing statements which give false hope when it comes to healthcare services in the […]

#KZNOncologyCrisis: Oncology services now worse than two years ago

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on  Health   #KZNOncologyCrisis: Oncology services now worse than two years ago   An oversight inspection of Addington Hospital’s oncology unit has confirmed that the situation is now worse than it was two years ago when the DA first reported a province-wide oncology care […]

KZN’s Health staffers ‘off sick’ for more than 5 000 days in five months

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL  DA KZN Spokesperson on  Health   KZN’s Health staffers ‘off sick’ for more than 5 000 days in five months     A written parliamentary reply (view here) to questions by the Democratic Alliance has revealed that 85 staff within the KwaZulu-Natal’s Department of Health (DoH) have […]

DA calls for urgent SIU probe into KZN hospital CEO’s R700 000 (and counting) overtime bill

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Health   DA calls for urgent SIU probe into KZN hospital CEO’s R700 000 (and counting) overtime bill   The Democratic Alliance (DA) in KwaZulu-Natal has written to the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) (view here) to call for a full-scale probe into overtime payments […]