KZN Cancer Crisis: DA calls for urgent debate to fast-track MEC Dhlomo’s removal

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  by Mark Steele MPL – Chief Whip to the DA in the KwaZulu-Natal Legislature The Democratic Alliance has today written to the KwaZulu-Natal Legislature Speaker, Lydia Johnson, calling for a debate on a matter of urgent public importance during a sitting scheduled for tomorrow, aimed at fast-tracking the removal of provincial Health MEC, Sibongiseni […]

KZN oncology crisis: DA calls for MEC to be fired, and Legislature to urgently debate way forward

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Health   KZN oncology crisis: DA calls for MEC to be fired, and Legislature to urgently debate way forward   THE Democratic Alliance urgently calls for a snap debate in the KZN Legislature about the shocking findings in the recent report by the […]

Public Protector confirms probe into KZN mobile clinic tender is on track

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Health   Public Protector confirms probe into KZN mobile clinic tender is on track   The Democratic Alliance has received written confirmation from the Office of the Public Protector that a probe into alleged fraud and corruption during the tender process for three […]

Pinetown mortuary staff embark on yet another go-slow

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Health   Pinetown mortuary staff embark on yet another go-slow   The Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal has been reliably informed of yet another go-slow by Pinetown mortuary staff, leading to 15 bodies piling up as autopsies are not being performed. According to our […]

DA welcomes the return of orange recycling bags

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Marlaine Nair, CLLR DA eThekwini Councillor   DA welcomes the return of orange recycling bags   eThekwini residents will soon see the return of orange recycling bags. This comes after Durban Solid Waste (DSW) obtained approval from the Executive Committee to utilise section 36 of the Municipal Finance Management Act (MFMA) […]

KZN Health looting its own coffers to pay suspended health officials

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Health   KZN Health looting its own coffers to pay suspended health officials   A question reply to the DA has revealed that KwaZulu-Natal’s Department of Health (DoH) spent more than R1million during the previous financial year on the salaries of 12 officials who […]

Prince Mshiyeni surgery ‘on hold’ following medical equipment crisis

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN  Spokesperson on Health   Prince Mshiyeni surgery ‘on hold’ following medical equipment crisis   The Democratic Alliance has been reliably informed that all general surgery at Durban’s Prince Mshiyeni Hospital has been ‘on hold’ since yesterday morning following the breakdown of a critical piece of […]

Ballito Clinic flooding: MEC must ensure proper patient services

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN  Spokesperson on Health   Ballito Clinic flooding: MEC must ensure proper patient services   The Democratic Alliance will today write to KZN Health MEC, Sibongiseni Dhlomo, to call for urgent intervention at the Ballito Clinic which was flooded during heavy rains last night. According to […]

DA calls on Health MEC to enforce improved security at King Dinizulu Hospital

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN  Spokesperson on Health   DA calls on Health MEC to enforce improved security at King Dinizulu Hospital   The Democratic Alliance calls on the KZN Health MEC, Sibongiseni Dhlomo, to act immediately in enforcing better security at the King Dinizulu Hospital Complex (KDHC) in Durban. […]

KZN’s gangrenous healthcare system can be fixed – but not by Dhlomo and the ANC

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN  Spokesperson on Health   KZN’s gangrenous healthcare system can be fixed – but not by Dhlomo and the ANC   KZN’s health department is like a patient with progressive gangrene and failure to operate will only allow the situation to get worse. This much was […]