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Father of two convinced he's pregnant after homosexual encounter

11 February 2016 | 794 Views
A man became convinced that he was pregnant with a child after he had gay sex. It's been revealed that the 52-year-old was hospitalised by a psychiatrist after his insistence that he had ...
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St Annes Hospital faces closure

01 February 2016 | 3102 Views
Harare's privately-owned St Annes Hospital faces closure following termination of its lease agreement with the Catholic institute, Little Company of Mary (LCM), owners of the building where the he...
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'An ambulance negotiates through these potholes with pregnant mothers' - WhatsApp update

30 January 2016 | 1958 Views
1/30/2016, 5:52 AM - ‪+263 7* *** ****‬: Can you believe this is a road to Bindura hospital, an ambulance negotiates through these pot holes with pregnant m...
by Concerned Citizen

Nurses protest over CEO's vehicle

26 January 2016 | 1335 Views
Harare Central Hospital security guards yesterday assaulted several nurses who were demonstrating against chief executive officer Mrs Peggy Zvavamwe's purchasing of her service vehicle, ahead of the h...
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Harare hospital chief prioritises new vehicle over drugs

25 January 2016 | 1153 Views
Harare Central Hospital chief executive officer Mrs Peggy Zvavamwe is under investigation following her recent cash purchase of an executive vehicle worth over $88 000 at a time when the institution i...
by Paidamoyo Chipunza

Patient rapes woman in public hospital

23 January 2016 | 3764 Views
A woman was heard screaming for help after a patient grabbed and raped her much to the shock of other patients and hospital staff.They were horrified when they learned that a woman suffering f...
by Staff Reporter

Acute drugs shortage hits govt hospitals

22 January 2016 | 1004 Views
The acute drugs shortage in the country's government referral hospitals has revealed shocking statistics.The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Health and Child Care says nine in every 1...
by Staff reporter

Zimbabwe hospitals hit by massive drug shortages

18 January 2016 | 1553 Views
The country's health delivery system is under severe strain with major government hospitals facing a critical shortage of drugs.In Bulawayo, the situation is dire as Mpilo Central Hospital...
by Staff reporter

Fire guts down Steve Biko Hospital

11 January 2016 | 1326 Views
A FIRE at Steve Biko Academic Hospital on Saturday night might have been caused by a burning cigarette butt.This is according to Steve Mabona of the Gauteng Health Department.Daily Sun...
by Staff Reporter

Harare Hospital sets tight measures for credit patients

03 January 2016 | 554 Views
HARARE Central Hospital has resolved not to extend credit treatment to patients admitted at the medical institution who fail to produce national identity documents and proof of residency.The m...
by Staff reporter

Mpilo hospital wrong injection amputee dies

29 December 2015 | 2366 Views
A MATOBO man who had his arm amputated after he was given a wrong injection at Mpilo Central Hospital, has died.Austin Ndlovu, 63, of Bhazhe area died on December 23 at his rural home, a week ...
by Auxilia Katongomara

Are government hospitals putting patients' lives at risk?

23 December 2015 | 1041 Views
Although I had heard of cancer all my life, I had never taken the time to thoroughly research on this disease, until someone very close to me was recently diagnosed with colon cancer, and was prescrib...
by Tendai Ruben Mbofana

Cooking oil small house speaks - 'He infected me with STI'

18 December 2015 | 4599 Views
Emilia  Ratera (29) who scalded her lover with hot cooking oil on his genitals says she does not regret her actions.She said Austin Bhero aged 26 infected her with sexually transmitted di...
by Staff Reporter

Pregnant woman raped during examination at Hospital

09 December 2015 | 5523 Views
The Phuthaditjhaba Family‚ Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit have apprehended a suspect for allegedly raping a pregnant woman during her examination in a hospital.Sowetan newspaper r...
by Staff Reporter

Hospital stops ops over power cuts

27 November 2015 | 1059 Views
INCESSANT power cuts have forced Masvingo General Hospital to suspend surgical operations.Scores of patients with problems that need surgical operations have been turned away and their appoint...
by Walter Mswazie

Key participant in Mpilo Hospital probe of corruption dies mysteriously

01 November 2015 | 4307 Views
A key participant in the investigations of Mpilo Hospital probing the issues of corruption which reportedly hit the health institution, Dr Phinot Moyo has died mysteriously.Social media users ...
by Stephen Jakes

World Vision refurbishes Mpilo HIV lab

31 October 2015 | 1538 Views
World Vision Zimbabwe has handed over to Mpilo hospital an HIV laboratory that was refurbished at a cost of US$195 000.The laboratory will help facilitate the early diagnosis of HIV in inf...
by Staff reporter

Bulawayo hospital fights State takeover bid

20 October 2015 | 3376 Views
Ekusileni Medical Centre in Bulawayo is challenging a Cabinet resolution allowing the government to take over the specialist medical project on the basis that it had failed to open its doors to the pu...
by Paidamoyo Chipunza

Woman bites neighbours breast in a fist fight

18 October 2015 | 3384 Views
A woman from the United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) compound is in trouble after she assaulted a neighbour with her finger nails and later bite her breasts while they were fighting over children....
by Stephen Jakes

Umzingwane to get a new hospital

11 October 2015 | 3874 Views
UMZINGWANE district will soon get a new hospital after the area's only health facility had gone for over 75 years without any upgrade due to space constraints.The Member of Parliament for Umzi...
by Staff reporter

Doctor who killed nurse remanded in custody

10 October 2015 | 5173 Views
A MPILO Central Hospital doctor who was arrested on Tuesday after he allegedly pummelled a nurse with a log, causing her death days later, has appeared in court charged with murder. Alexa...
by Mashudu Netsianda

Ndanga District Hospital in disarray

10 October 2015 | 3049 Views
Zaka MP Paradza Chakona has said the Ndanga District Hospital is in disarray as some patients were losing their lives due to the lack of several equipment which might save lives.Speaking in pa...
by Stephen Jakes

Kwekwe patients complain of slow service

09 October 2015 | 2868 Views
Patients at Kwekwe General Hospital are complaining over what they described as very slow service at the referral centre.Patients who spoke to this reporter said that just getting their cards ...
by Tendai Ruben Mbofana

Ekusileni Hospital delays irks MP

08 October 2015 | 2484 Views
ZANU-PF Pelandaba-Mpopoma legislator Joseph Tshuma has expressed disappointment at the delayed opening of Ekusileni Hospital, a brainchild of the late veteran nationalist and Vice President Joshua Mqa...
by Nduduzo Tshuma

Diarrhoea outbreak hits Gwanda as water demo flops

07 October 2015 | 2402 Views
Gwanda's only two health centres, Phakama Poly Clinic and the Gwanda Provincial Hospital have been hit by a sudden increase in diarrhoea cases directly attributed to the water crisis hitting the town....
by Ndou Paul

Gwanda hospital gets equipment, beefs up medical staff

29 September 2015 | 3348 Views
Gwanda Provincial Hospital has acquired equipment and has beefed up its medical staff in what authorities at the institution say is part of government's efforts to boost the health delivery system....
by Staff Reporter

Harare Hospital situation horrible

14 September 2015 | 3943 Views
Harare Residents Trust has expressed concern that the Hospital in which expecting and delivered mothers are usually detained is a horrible place for one to be in."According to well informed of...
by Stephen Jakes

Most of the women detained by the Hospital are poor

13 September 2015 | 938 Views
Harare Residents Trust has said most of the women who are being detained for failure to pay medical bills at a Harare Hospital are poor and drawn from Hopley, Epworth and surrounding areas."Mo...
by Stephen Jakes

'Violation of patient privacy at Mpilo hospital' - Staff posts photo on Facebook

04 September 2015 | 6303 Views
Editor,Please see below, I think it's worth informing the public about violations of patient privacy at Mpilo hospital.This is the email I sent to the hospital, along with picture evid...
by Concerned Citizen

Pickpocket run over by car

01 September 2015 | 2703 Views
A SUSPECTED thief has been in the Intensive Care Unit at the United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) since July, with no one claiming to know him.The man who is thought to be in his mid 20s allegedly ...
by Nqobile Tshili

Hospital staff in patients abuse storm

30 August 2015 | 1933 Views
OLD Mutare Mission Hospital is in the eye of a storm amid revelations that some medical personnel at the United Methodist Church-run infirmary are ill-treating patients, with the latest case being of ...
by Staff Reporter

Mpilo Hospital - just 'witnessed two patients die in the ward before being attended'

23 August 2015 | 5163 Views
Please note that Bulawayo24 does not edit WhatsApp updates. We publish them as sent by our readers and we do not disclose the sender's telephone number....
by Concerned Citizen

Comrade Chinx hospitalised

22 August 2015 | 6290 Views
Liberation struggle musician Dickson "Cde Chinx" Chingaira is admitted at St Anne's Hospital in Harare, battling an ailment that is still to be diagnosed.The musician has been in and out of ho...
by Staff reporter

Fears as Tutu is admitted in hospital

18 August 2015 | 2093 Views
Fears are swelling in South Africa following the re-admission of Archbishop Desmond Tutu's re-admittance to hospital. His daughter the Reverend Canon Mpho Tutu said it was a "caution case not crisis."...
by Staff Reporter

Drug shortages hit Zimbabwe hospitals

18 August 2015 | 2794 Views
Zimbabwe's health delivery system has been compromised with revelations that district and provincial hospitals are failing to dispense basic drugs.The country's 62 district hospitals, 8 pr...
by Staff reporter

Hospital bosses stole millions

08 August 2015 | 3494 Views
MPILO Central Hospital executives acted as a syndicate to fraudulently bleed millions of dollars from the institution's coffers, a recently concluded internal audit has revealed.The audit, cov...
by Temba Dube

3 Vapostori die after refusing medical assistance

07 August 2015 | 4940 Views
Three family members from  Johanne Marange Church died after refusing medical help prompted Headman Madamombe under Chief Chivese in Chikomba District to summon Ministry of Health officials to im...
by Staff reporter

Under-privilege get free cataract ops

07 August 2015 | 2110 Views
Scores of Gwanda and Maphisa under-privileged received free cataract operations from WORD of Life International Ministries this week.In Gwanda 48 benefited while 70 in Maphisa.Word...
by Thobekile Zhou

Ten Milton pupils hospitalised after illegal 'war cry'

01 August 2015 | 7039 Views
Senior Milton Boys High pupils, Forms four and six, reportedly attacked helpless form one pupils with stones during an illegal 'war cry'. According to Chronicle the 'war cry' was banned at the...
by Staff Reporter

Desmond Tutu back in hospital

29 July 2015 | 3974 Views
South Africa's Archbishop Desmond Tutu has returned to hospital just a week after being discharged.He has what has only been described as a "persistent infection" which his foundation say...
by BBC

Mutare hospital stock expired ARVs - Auditor General

25 July 2015 | 3136 Views
Public hospitals are stocked with countless boxes of expired anti-retroviral drugs which are dispensed to patients, the Auditor General, Mildred Chiri has  said.In a recent audit report f...
by Staff Reporter

Govt hospitals face collapse

09 July 2015 | 3394 Views
Major referral hospitals across the country are on the brink of collapse owing to rising debts, outdated equipment, poor funding and maladministration, among other pressing issues conspiring to pu...
by Staff reporter

Patients trapped in hospital elevator for 30 minutes

29 May 2015 | 3464 Views
FOURTEEN people, mostly patients, endured a hellish 30 minutes trapped in a Bulawayo hospital elevator yesterday.The elevator jammed following a power failure at Lancet House, a specialist pri...
by Mashudu Netsianda

Mpilo Central Hospital in another fresh cash scandal

22 May 2015 | 2093 Views
Mpilo Central Hospital has been sucked in another fresh financial scandal after authorities secretly withdrew cash from the Bulawayo United Residents' Association (Bura) account.The money ...
by Staff Reporter

Mpilo Central Hospital issues sawing machine tender

17 May 2015 | 3081 Views
Scandal ridden Mpilo Central Hospital in Bulawayo has issued a tender for the raft of equipment including supply of sawing machine and kitchen utensils.The tender falls under 'invitation for s...
by Thobekile Zhou

Patients stranded as hospital's only radiographer dies

15 May 2015 | 4653 Views
Scores of patients were left stranded at Masvingo General Hospital this week after the death of the health facilities' only radiographer Brighton Vaduma who drowned in a swimming pool at a local hotel...
by Staff Reporter

'St Pauls Musami Hospital operating without electricity'

13 May 2015 | 3922 Views
St Pauls Musami Hospital in Murewa district is operating without electricity after it was cutoff last friday. The hospital went for a month without electricty in February. Sources in the Catholic run ...
by Concerned Citizen

Hospital hunts down debt defaulters

13 May 2015 | 1889 Views
GWERU Provincial Hospital has engaged a debt collector in a bid to recover $1,5 million that the health institution is owed by patients.Hospital medical superintendent Dr Fabian Mashingaidze c...
by Patrick Chitumba

Hospital visiting times

10 May 2015 | 4302 Views
MPILO Central HospitalPaediatric unit: (Monday to Friday) 6-6.30am and 5-6pm. A...
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PSMAS' members to pay cash at hospitals

05 May 2015 | 3604 Views
Premier Service Medical Aid Society members will now have to fork out cash when they visit service providers after the society instructed them to demand cash upfront as part of a strategy to avoid fur...
by Staff reporter

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