• Patient seeks R3m after losing leg during sex-change operation

    Patient seeks R3m after losing leg during sex-change operation0

    Pretoria – A Mayville resident in Pretoria West who lost his leg while transitioning from female into a male is not taking the matter lying down. He is claiming more than R3 million from the MEC for Health after an operation to construct a male organ (penis) went wrong and cost him his left leg

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  • SA Human Rights Commission uncovers sick state of KZN hospitals

    SA Human Rights Commission uncovers sick state of KZN hospitals0

    Durban – THE SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) chairperson Bongani Majola has found staff shortages and old, dilapidated infrastructure at some KwaZulu-Natal hospitals and a clinic. Majola made the observations during a week-long visit to various facilities to assess the state of healthcare in KZN. Majola visited the Church of Scotland Hospital at Tugela Ferry,

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  • Addington Hospital not accepting new patients due to faulty lifts0

    Durban – Emergency services in Durban have just been notified that Addington Hospital will not be accepting any new patients until further notice. The reason being that the lifts are not operational. According to Department of Health spokesperson Agiza Hlongwane ambulances are being diverted to King Edward VIII Hospital for the next six hours while

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