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 […]

DA to escalate Shongweni landfill shutdown to National Parliament

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Ann McDonnell, MPL  DA KZN Spokesperson on Enviromental Affairs   DA to escalate Shongweni landfill shutdown to National Parliament   The Democratic Alliance will seek to speed up the shutdown of the hazardous Shongweni landfill site, operated by Enviroserv, by escalating this matter to National Parliament. The move comes after […]

DA KZN: MEC must deal with ‘monkey business’ at Prince Mshiyeni Hospital

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL  DA KZN Spokesperson on Health   DA KZN: MEC must deal with ‘monkey business’ at Prince Mshiyeni Hospital   A recent oversight visit by the Democratic Alliance to Durban’s Prince Mshiyeni Hospital has revealed that monkeys are defecating and urinating in a doctors’ room, within what is supposed […]

DA calls for probe after KZN Hospital is plunged into darkness for more than three hours

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL  DA KZN Spokesperson on Health   DA calls for probe after KZN Hospital is plunged into darkness for more than three hours   The Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal has been reliably informed that Umphumulo Hospital near KwaDukuza was without electricity for more than three hours last night […]