Politics

DA disappointed by lies and deceit at St Mary’s Hospital

Submitted by Rolina Vorster on Sun, 05/20/2018 - 09:09

An announced oversight inspection by the Democratic Alliance (DA) to St Mary's Hospital late last week, as part of the DA's #HospitalHealthCheck Campaign, was marred by deceit after hospital management tried to create the impression of a less-congested out-patients department.

Inadequate transport and the cost thereof suffocating the people of South Africa

Submitted by Rolina Vorster on Fri, 05/18/2018 - 14:38

The costs related to everyday transport are much too high. The public is forced to spend a large portion of their income on transport and in many cases that leaves very little to live on. For that reason, South Africa needs an integrated transport system that is safe.

Will President Ramaphosa's visit to Tembisa hospital lead to improvements?

Submitted by Rolina Vorster on Fri, 05/18/2018 - 09:31

I welcome President Cyril Ramaphosa’s visit today to Tembisa Hospital, but tangible improvement must follow from it, otherwise it will merely be a public relations effort like former President Jacob Zuma’s visit to Steve Biko Hospital last year.