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Patients trapped in hospital elevator for 30 minutes

29 May 2015 | 3395 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 | 2018 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 | 3019 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 | 4607 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 | 3557 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 | 1812 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 | 4315 Views
MPILO Central HospitalPaediatric unit: (Monday to Friday) 6-6.30am and 5-6pm. A...
by Staff Reporter

PSMAS' members to pay cash at hospitals

05 May 2015 | 3473 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

Bulawayo 'blood hunter' stabs granny twice

27 April 2015 | 2860 Views
A BULAWAYO woman is battling for life at Mpilo Central Hospital after a 33-year-old neighbour broke into her shack in the dead of the night while she was asleep and stabbed her on the breast and throa...
by Staff Reporter

Zim patients at risk as drug shortage his hospitals

26 April 2015 | 2376 Views
Almost all major referral, district and provincial hospitals countrywide are operating with less than 40 percent drug stocks instead of at least 60 percent drug stocks putting lives of patients at a h...
by Staff Reporter

Mpilo Hospital drama - keys to vital offices stolen

22 April 2015 | 6306 Views
THIEVES allegedly stole crucial keys for Mpilo Hospital offices while the person in charge was buying food.Police said thieves broke into acting clinical director, Solwani Ngwenya's car and g...
by Staff Reporter

Ekusileni hospital to start with 60 beds

10 April 2015 | 3483 Views
EKUSILENI Medical Centre in Bulawayo is now expected to be opened anytime this year with an initial 60 beds, officials said today.In January, press reports indicated that it would be in use th...
by Thobekile Zhou

Zimbabwe nurses threaten another strike

23 March 2015 | 3233 Views
The Zimbabwe Nurses Association (ZINA) is up in arms with the Health Services Board, accusing it of unfair distribution of the $1,5 million meant for the health sector.The nurses have given th...
by Staff reporter

Mpilo Hospital warned over debt collectors

19 March 2015 | 1484 Views
THE MDC-T Bulawayo provincial leadership has warned the Mpilo Hospital to desist from engaging debt collectors to reign on defaulting patients saying the move will be a violation of the people's right...
by Stephen Jakes

Mpilo Hospital to unleash more debt collectors

12 March 2015 | 1552 Views
CASH-STRAPPED Mpilo Central Hospital in Bulawayo is yet again unleashing ruthless debt collectors to recover several millions of dollars owed by patients.The health institution is inviting...
by Thobekile Zhou

Chikurubi Prison Hospital stock expired drugs

12 March 2015 | 1671 Views
Chikurubi Prison Hospital is said to be stocked with mostly  paracetemol and cotrimoxazol in its pharmacy and available drugs have long expired. HIV positive prisoners are admitted t...
by Thobekile Zhou

Mpilo Hospital boss sued for $1 million

07 March 2015 | 2685 Views
BULAWAYO businessman Ashton Mpofu has filed a $1 million lawsuit against Mpilo Central Hospital's director of operations, Duduza Regina Moyo, accusing her of lying that he sent her death threats f...
by Staff Reporter

'SA company to re-equip and run Ekusileni Medical Centre'

27 February 2015 | 2172 Views
EKUSILENI Medical Centre is scheduled to reopen in about four months following the engagement of a South African company to re-equip and run the health institution.Public Service, Labour and S...
by Pamela Shumba

SA hospital refuses to help pregnant Zimbabwean

25 February 2015 | 5744 Views
JOHANNESBURG - A Zimbabwean woman who needed urgent medical attention has told Eyewitness News how staff at the Tambo Memorial Hospital in Boksburg refused to help her saying she's a foreigner and did...
by EWN

Neil Tovey in ICU after 3 heart attacks

24 February 2015 | 3960 Views
Cape Town - Former Bafana Bafana defender and captain of the 1996 AFCON winning national team, Neil Tovey, has been hospitalised after suffering three heart attacks on Tuesday morning.Kick...
by Sports reporter

Hospital 'cremates' baby without parent's consent

24 February 2015 | 2705 Views
A TEENAGE mum who gave birth to twins at Mpilo Central Hospital in Bulawayo is tormented by the death of one of the babies in which she suspects there has been foul play.Cowdray Park resident,...
by Loveness Bepete /Thubelihle Mabhena

Prison officer assaults wife with hammer after being denied sex

23 February 2015 | 4433 Views
A libidinous Bulawayo prison officer allegedly attacked his wife with a hammer for denying him sex, hours after she had been discharged from hospital.The woman had been hospitalised after the ...
by Matthews Estell

Hospital officials fingured in $700 000 fraud

21 February 2015 | 2404 Views
The Ministry of Health and Child Care says heads will roll at Mnene Mission Hospital after officials were fingered in the abuse of a US$700 000 government fund.Health Minister Dr David Pariren...
by Staff Reporter

Man's stomach ripped wide open over R2

17 February 2015 | 2811 Views
A 31-YEAR-OLD man from Makokoba, Bulawayo, is battling for his life in intensive care at Mpilo Central Hospital after his stomach was ripped wide open at a shebeen on Sunday.Msilisi Magutshwa ...
by Staff Reporter

Woman blames doctors over grandson's death

17 February 2015 | 2462 Views
A BULAWAYO woman yesterday told an inquest that negligent doctors at Mpilo Central Hospital caused the death of her three-weeks old grandson.Speaking during the ongoing inquest on the death ...
by Thandeka Moyo

Bulawayo man marks 25 years in Hospital

16 February 2015 | 6091 Views
WHILE many people would struggle to cope with life in the event of suffering physical disability, it is a different story for former Highlanders Rugby Club player Lameck Kasuka, who is wheelchair boun...
by Staff Reporter

Bulawayo hospitals run out of drugs, oxygen

07 February 2015 | 2045 Views
Equipment breakdowns and lack of essential drugs at Mpilo and United Bulawayo Hospitals is threatening the health of the people in the region.Gone are the days when patients from all walks of ...
by Staff reporter

Man survives leopard attack

07 February 2015 | 2506 Views
A TWENTY-FOUR-year-old Bulilima man escaped with severe injuries after a leopard attacked him while he was searching for donkeys in a bushy area.Gift Moyo of Male Village in Dombodema area sai...
by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Govt to investigate rampant ill treatment of patients at hospitals

05 February 2015 | 2283 Views
The Ministry of Health and Child Care has set up a six member taskforce to investigate rampant ill treatment of patients at local hospitals.This follows ZBC's exposure of poor service delivery...
by Staff Reporter

Former Zambian president Kaunda in hospital

04 February 2015 | 4088 Views
Zambia's founding president, Kenneth Kaunda, has been hospitalised for an undisclosed ailment, his family said on Wednesday.Mr Kaunda, 90, was admitted to Lusaka Trust Hospital on Tuesday....
by AFP

Two people die after being denied treatment at Parirenyatwa Hospital

03 February 2015 | 5841 Views
Two people died after they were denied treatment at Parirenyatwa Hospital in Harare on Sunday.The two's health deteriorated while attending a church service at the Prophetic Healing and Deliv...
by Staff Reporter

Prophet Magaya's followers denied treatment, die at Parirenyatwa Hospital

03 February 2015 | 4503 Views
Two people died after they were denied treatment at Parirenyatwa Hospital in Harare on Sunday.The two's health deteriorated while attending a church service at the Prophetic Healing and Delive...
by Staff reporter

Hospital dumps waste in suburb

29 January 2015 | 2037 Views
RESIDENTS of Douglasdale in Bulawayo are up in arms against Throrngrove Referral Hospital, which they accuse of dumping health cards and used medical equipment in the suburb, posing a health hazard....
by Staff reporter

Woman 'left to rot alive'

27 January 2015 | 4032 Views
A 51-year-old woman from Evaton, south of Johannesburg, who apparently went to Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto with a sore knee was reportedly left to rot alive.Nobuhle Novuka spent ...
by Staff reporter

Poisoned amahewu leave 23 youths in hospital

24 January 2015 | 3587 Views
TWENTY-THREE youths from Vulilndlela area in Bulilima area fell ill after drinking a traditional beverage amahewu in a suspected case of food poisoning. Ten of the affected were treated at a l...
by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Prophet 'steals baby from woman's womb'

10 January 2015 | 4717 Views
23-year-old Lydia Masetele from zone 7 in Sebokeng, Gauteng, SA, says that her baby was solen from her womb by a woman claiming to be a prophet.She said she had had a stressful pregnancy ...
by Staff reporter

Sipho Makhabane regain conscious after being in a coma for a week

07 January 2015 | 5519 Views
GOSPEL star Sipho Makhabane is now out of danger and has regained consciousness after being in a coma for a week.Swazi Observer reports that the musician also spoke for the first time on Satu...
by Staff reporter

Anthrax outbreak leaves 10 in Hospital

07 January 2015 | 4451 Views
At least 10 people were hospitalized while nine cattle died from anthrax in Chipinge District, Department of Veterinary Services director in the Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigati...
by Staff reporter

Bulawayo socialite discharged from hospital

06 January 2015 | 2552 Views
BULAWAYO comedian and socialite Babongile Sikhonjwa was yesterday discharged from Mpilo Central Hospital after spending two weeks in the Intensive Care Unit following a horrific car crash at the Ngubo...
by Bongani Ndlovu

'Esigodini hospital does not meet demands'

24 December 2014 | 2743 Views
Adequate health care service delivery is still a dream for Umzingwane constituents amid revelations that the district's hospital is an old farm house which is not equipped enough to serve the people, ...
by Makhosi Sibanda

Mpilo hospital in hot soup over infant death

08 December 2014 | 4210 Views
Mpilo Central Hospital has been dragged to court over the death of an infant who was roasted to death by an incubator while the mother watched helplessly.The inquest involves Nobuhle Nkomo fro...
by Court Reporter

United Bulawayo Hospitals urgently need an elevator

08 December 2014 | 2065 Views
Nurses at United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) are having a torrid time carrying patients up and down the stairs after an elevator broke down.A nurse at the hospital, who spoke on condition of...
by Staff reporter

Mpilo Hospital touched by an angel fundraising event.

04 December 2014 | 3871 Views
If for circumstances beyond your control, you are unable to attend the Dinner and Dance Fund-Raising function by medical charity Vana veZimbabwe on Friday -5/12/2014, but are passionate about the ...
by Thulani Nkala

Fundraising dinner for Harare and Mpilo hospitals

03 December 2014 | 1878 Views
Medical charity Vana VeZimbabwe will this Friday host a fundraising dinner and dance in London to contribute towards the purchase of medical equipment for hospitals in Zimbabwe.Leading Zim...
by Own Correspondent

Pregnant Zimbabwean women suffer at 'hellish' SA hospitals

24 November 2014 | 5756 Views
Priscah Ndlovu is a documented Zimbabwean asylum seeker who lives in central Johannesburg. In June she went to give birth at the nearby Hillbrow General Hospital. She says she will never forget the ho...
by Staff reporter

Starvation lurks in Matabeleland south, lives in danger

24 November 2014 | 2181 Views
GWANDA - SCORES OF children have succumbed to malnutrition in Gwanda South, Matabeleland South province as food stocks start running out from last year's harvests.This has seen most childr...
by Staff Reporter

Zimbabwean woman abandoned in a SA hospital, please help

21 November 2014 | 6582 Views
Eslina Mabhena has been in abandoned in a hospital in Pretoria since 2012. The South African Department of Social Work has appealed for help find anybody who knows her. They have been tol...
by Staff reporter

Botswana soldiers savage Zimbabwean border jumper, leave him for dead

14 November 2014 | 4812 Views
PLUMTREE - A ZIMBABWEAN border jumper was shot and wounded by Botswana soldiers who then dumped him bleeding profusely in a bushy area .Alters Ndebele, 23, of Tshankwa area in Bulilima, was ...
by Staff Reporter

Injured Mujuru ally out of hospital

14 November 2014 | 2378 Views
FORMER ZANU-PF Harare provincial youth chairperson and vice president Joice Mujuru ally Jimu Kunaka, who was allegedly abducted and assaulted by unknown assailants in Mbare on Wednesday, has been ...
by Staff Reporter

Army doctors deployed to public hospitals

07 November 2014 | 2491 Views
GOVERNMENT has deployed medical personnel from the uniformed forces to public hospitals after the strike by junior and senior doctors threatened to paralyse the health delivery system.Health ...
by Staff reporter

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