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13 January 2019 6:11 PM Gauteng department of health to fast track the filling of community service nurses' vacancies

The Gauteng Department of Health plans to fast track the filling of community service nurses' vacancies. “The role of nurses is crucial in the healthcare system, they are the heart and soul of the system and the department will continue to prioritise them,” head of department Professor Mhululi Lukhele said in a statement on Sunday. This comes days after 108

10 January 2019 5:42 PM Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital gets a new CEO

The DA has welcomed the appointment of Dr Nkele Lesia as the new CEO of Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital. "This appointment is long overdue as the hospital has been without a permanent CEO for three years," DA member of the Gauteng legislature Jack Bloom said in a statement on Thursday. This comes after acting CEO Dr Sifiso Maseko stepped down in August 38

10 January 2019 4:57 AM Djokovic, Halep top seeds for Australian Open

Melbourne - World number ones Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep were named top seeds on Thursday for next week's Australian Open, with 23-time major winner Serena Williams lurking at 16 on the women's side. Djokovic heads long-time rival Rafael Nadal and defending champion Roger Federer, with young-gun Alexander Zverev seeded four as he targets a maiden 46

09 January 2019 7:41 PM 'Health facilities under attack' – City of Joburg on break in at Lenasia clinic

The City of Johannesburg says health facilities are under attack following a break in at the Lenasia South Civic Centre Clinic in the early hours of Tuesday morning. "The burglars gained entry to the building by removing glass from the window frames. They then dug a hole in one of the walls and broke the burglar doors," MMC for Health and Social Development 39

08 January 2019 1:23 PM Crowdfunding campaign launched to get Northern Irish visitor home after he was robbed

The family of a Northern Irish visitor, who is understood to have been robbed of his belongings before he was found disoriented in Edenvale in Ekurhuleni, has started a crowdfunding campaign to help him get back home. Caitlin Currie said that after her grandfather had been found on Monday, they needed to raise money for him. She said he had been mugged 98

08 January 2019 8:38 AM SA's foot and mouth disease-free status temporarily suspended following outbreak

An outbreak of foot and mouth disease has led to the temporary suspension of South Africa's FMD-free status, the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries announced on Tuesday. "The matter has been reported to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) on Monday (January 7, 2019)," said spokesperson Khaye Nkwanyana. "As a result of this development 35

03 January 2019 1:05 PM Almost 500 people killed on Thai roads during New Year holidays

A total of 463 people died and nearly 4 000 others were injured in road accidents in Thailand between December 27 and January 2, according to officials. The figure is higher than the one from New Year holidays a year ago, when 423 people were killed in road accidents. On New Year's Day alone, 89 people were killed, while almost 700 more were injured 30

02 January 2019 1:21 PM UPDATE: Death toll in Russian apartment collapse reaches 19

Search crews have pulled more bodies from a huge pile of rubble at a collapsed Russian apartment building, bringing the known death toll to 19. The bodies found on Wednesday in Magnitogorsk included a 3-year-old girl, Russian news agencies cited the emergencies ministry as saying. An 11-month-old boy who was pulled alive from the wreckage on Tuesday 35

02 January 2019 5:33 AM Nearly half of maternal deaths in SA are teenage mothers – health MEC

KwaZulu-Natal health MEC Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo is calling for a dialogue about the dangers of unprotected sex and the high proportion of maternal deaths during teenage pregnancies. Dlhomo believes the dialogue would reduce by up to half the number of mothers who die while giving birth, or shortly afterwards. The MEC was speaking on Tuesday at GJ Crookes 55

30 December 2018 5:57 AM Kyrgios to cut back on 2019 schedule

Brisbane - Temperamental Australian Nick Kyrgios says he will cut back on his schedule in 2019, blaming long stints away from home for mental health issues that led him to see psychologists. The fiery 23-year-old had another roller-coaster tennis season this year where he was criticised for his on-court antics, before an elbow injury forced him to call an early 57