Discovery complained of endemically high medical inflation in its results for the year to end-June, released on Tuesday.
A new study has shown that one in 10 deaths in South Africa can be attributed to alcohol abuse in some way – with men in low income groups the most at risk.
Western Cape government says it has put plans in place to upgrade Tygerberg Hospital in Cape Town.
Cape Town-based scientist, Dr Yael Joffe, recently received global recognition in the Perricone MD Born Seekers Campaign (San Francisco). The campaign featured 20 women who are ‘Born Seekers’, finding breakthroughs in science that impact lives for good.
Life Healthcare shares shot up 2.45% in early trade on the JSE on Monday after the group said it expected its revenue to increase by between 16.5% and 18.5% in the six months to the end of March, largely because of the inclusion of Alliance Medical Group.
New medical insurance demarcation regulations coming into effect from April this year will rob millions of South Africans of access to affordable private healthcare, while forcing them to hang around for “pie in the sky” low-cost services provided by the NHI.
Hello Doctor lets you talk to a doctor on your phone, so that you can get the medical advice you need, when you need it. We’re changing the way you manage your health, and giving you the power to get immediate access to GPs, 24/7.
The large degree of uncertainty and lack of common understanding of how the NHI will be implemented and operate is of concern, given the magnitude of the proposed reform, according to the Davis Tax committee, which published its findings on the proposed National Health Insurance on Monday.
The NHI White Paper cites a number of public and private sector failures as reasons to implement NHI. But who is responsible for causing these failures?