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Hospitals violating government policy

03 October 2014 | 1660 Views
Expectant members, children below five and people aged above 65 should be treated free of charge, a Cabinet minister said yesterday. Speaking in Bulawayo yesterday after inaugurating hospi...
by Staff Reporter

'Umuntu usuka eMashonaland ezothi umhlaba osemaNdebeleni ngowakhe' - WhatsApp update

23 September 2014 | 2384 Views
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by Concerned Citizen

'What's happening at mpilo is a day light scam' - WhatsApp update

22 September 2014 | 1867 Views
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by Concerned Resident

Stillborn baby goes missing from hospital

01 September 2014 | 2354 Views
A STILLBORN baby reportedly went missing last Friday at Mpilo Hospital, a family has said. The family claimed that a thorough search was conducted but the corpse could not be located prompting them to...
by Danisa Masuku

Mothers sleep on the floor at Mpilo hospital

31 August 2014 | 2567 Views
Mothers at Bulawayo's Mpilo Hospital are sleeping on the floor in the Paediatric Unit where their sick children are receiving treatment.The hospital's Pediatric Unit, the only referral cen...
by Staff reporter

7-month-old baby stuck at Mpilo, parents unable to raise $500 for Op

26 August 2014 | 4156 Views
IT doesn't rain but pours for a Maphisa couple whose baby has spent 6-months at Mpilo hospital in Bulawayo due to Hydrocephalus.According to Wikipedia, hydrocephalus is a deadly medical ...
by Moyo Roy

Mpilo in 4-day power outage, turns away patients

23 August 2014 | 1393 Views
A FOUR-DAY power outage at Mpilo Central Hospital has seen the country's third largest health referral centre turning away patients, with staff only attending to emergencies.A Zesa sub-sta...
by Patrick Chitumba

Plus Two Pharmacy sells expired medicines

13 August 2014 | 2134 Views
A BULAWAYO pharmacy was yesterday caught in a storm after it sold expired medication to an unsuspecting patient raising fears that this illicit activity could be rife and putting lives of patients in...
by Sifundiso Ndlovu

Mpilo Hospital looking for $16m

11 August 2014 | 1905 Views
Mpilo Central Hospital seeks $16 million to refurbish the institution's infrastructure, plant and purchase of crucial medical equipment.Mpilo chief executive officer Dr Lawrence Mantiziba las...
by Farai Kuvirimirwa

Mpilo Hospital to offer full cancer treatment

03 August 2014 | 2044 Views
Mpilo Central Hospital in Bulawayo is set to start offering full cancer treatment in the next two months as installation of equipment is currently underway at the institution's radiotherapy centre....
by Staff reporter

Mpilo Hospital in major breakthrough

15 July 2014 | 4418 Views
Bulawayo's largest health institution, Mpilo Hospital, on Wednesday will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with three hospitals from India through which medical specialists from the Asian coun...
by Staff reporter

Patient breaks an arm in Mpilo suicide attempt

10 July 2014 | 3369 Views
A PATIENT at Mpilo Central Hospital yesterday evening tried to commit suicide by jumping from the third floor of a male ward, but only sustained a broken arm after landing on the roof of the first fl...
by Staff Reporter

Cancer equipment lies idle at Mpilo Central Hospital

02 July 2014 | 1711 Views
RADIOTHERAPY equipment worth millions of dollars supplied to Mpilo Central Hospital by the government early last year to cater for cancer patients in the southern parts of the country has been lying i...
by Patrick Chitumba

Parirenyatwa undresses MDC-T's Dr Labode

14 June 2014 | 3585 Views
HEALTH and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa has castigated the chairperson of the Parliamentary Committee on Health and Child Care, Dr Ruth Labode, for blowing the issue of expired drugs at t...
by Patrick Chitumba

Expired drugs discovered at Ingutsheni, Mpilo, UBH

05 June 2014 | 3372 Views
THREE major Bulawayo hospitals have lost drugs including antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) and medical devices worth millions of dollars which expired while being kept in storerooms at the institutions. ...
by Staff Reporter

CRS drills borehole at Mpilo to support nutritional gardening

05 June 2014 | 2372 Views
CHRISTIAN Relief Services (CRS) has drilled a borehole at Mpilo Central Hospital's Opportunistic Infection clinic to support a nutritional garden targeted to serve patients with a variety of vegetab...
by Staff Reporter

Mpilo Hospital staffers' negligence results in child death

30 May 2014 | 3088 Views
An act of negligence by Mpilo Central Hospital staffers has robbed a young family of the joy of parenthood, after their three week child died on Wednesday while receiving treatment at the referral hos...
by Lesley Moyo

There is no ebola virus at Mpilo

01 May 2014 | 1952 Views
Chimhedza, has allayed fears of a deadly ebola virus that was reported at Mpilo Hospital last Friday, saying though symptoms that raised the scare were similar to that of the deadly virus, it was in f...
by Staff Reporter

Deadly ebola scare at Mpilo Hospital

28 April 2014 | 4656 Views
Business came to a standstill on Saturday at Mpilo Hospital in Bulawayo as nurses and the public scurried for safety after a suspected case of the deadly ebola disease in the casualty department....
by Nkosana Sibanda

Private pharmacy for Mpilo Hospital

13 March 2014 | 2139 Views
Mpilo Central Hospital has invited bids from reputable service providers to operate a private pharmacy within the hospital premises amid reports the health institution's chemist is in dire need of dru...
by Bridgette Bugalo

Boy (5) kills 3-year-old neighbour

12 March 2014 | 3930 Views
A five-year-old Bulawayo boy allegedly killed his three-year-old neighbour by striking him on the head with a piece of wire, splattering bits of his brain on the ground.Police spokesperson fo...
by Mafu Sithabile

Mpilo Hospital runs out of blood

14 February 2014 | 1751 Views
THE lives of patients requiring blood transfusion at Mpilo Central Hospital has been placed at great risk as the institution has no money to replenish its blood stocks that have dried up.Mpilo...
by Staff reporter

Mpilo Hospital unleashes debt collectors to collect maternity fees

06 February 2014 | 1982 Views
WOMEN who gave birth between 2009 and 2012 at Mpilo Central Hospital say the institution has unleashed debt collectors on them to attach their property after they failed to settle maternity fees....
by Staff reporter

Morning after pills give government a headache

27 January 2014 | 6638 Views
The increase in demand for morning after pills is giving government a headrace with officials claiming that it was promoting promiscuity among youths, the ...
by zimbabwefocus

Mpilo Hospital in serious financial crisis

17 November 2013 | 2148 Views
A serious financial crisis has forced Mpilo Hospital in Bulawayo to extend its begging bowl to schoolchildren in the city, it has emerged.The hospital, whose standards have over the years dete...
by Staff reporter

Mpilo Hospital tells patients to buy own medicine

27 October 2013 | 2247 Views
MPILO Central Hospital has been hit by drug and equipment shortages that have forced the biggest infirmary in Matabeleland to make patients buy expensive drugs and equipment prescribed by doctors fr...
by Staff Reporter

Mpilo staffer steals from dead patient

18 October 2013 | 5225 Views
A worker at Mpilo Central Hospital has appeared in court facing charges of stealing clothes and other items belonging to a patient who died at the hospital.Michael Muvenge Makamure, age not gi...
by Mafu Sithabile

Zim to step up cancer treatment

12 October 2013 | 2373 Views
Government is looking at ways of boosting the management and treatment of cancers, particularly breast cancer, which contribute to more deaths than HIV, TB and malaria combined, Health and Child Care...
by Staff Reporter

'Mpilo doctors come to the hospital drunk,' says MDC-T MP

03 October 2013 | 3950 Views
BULAWAYO Central MP Dorcas Sibanda stunned MPs on Tuesday when she called for doctors at Mpilo Central Hospital to be tested for alcohol saying some of them went to work drunk.Contributi...
by Staff reporter

ABUZ donates to Mpilo Hospital

24 September 2013 | 2383 Views
ASSOCIATION of Business in Zimbabwe (ABUZ) has donated groceries to Mpilo Central Hospital and pledged to carry out maintenance services at the institution."The groceries and the maintenance p...
by Staff Reporter

Mpilo Hospital set to receive 1,000 blankets

06 September 2013 | 4668 Views
Bulawayo's Mpilo Hospital is set to receive 1,000 blankets by this Christmas, thanks to a global social media campaign spearheaded by Canadian-based and Zimbabwean-born nurse.  The blank...
by Sakhile Sibanda

Blanket Collection for Mpilo Hospital - Video

03 September 2013 | 2284 Views
More to follow......
by Staff Reporter

Mpilo doctors defraud elderly patient

13 August 2013 | 4775 Views
TWO Mpilo Hospital doctors were on Friday fined $300 each after they forced an elderly patient to pay for an operation before pocketing the money.Tichafara Chigwaza (25) and Wadzanai Chuma (3...
by Staff reporter

Mpilo Hospital turns into state-of-the-art institution

10 August 2013 | 5805 Views
MPILO Central Hospital in Bulawayo is fast turning into a state-of-the-art health institution following the adoption of major wards by local companies who are financing its rehabilitation. The...
by Staff Reporter

Mpilo Hospital recovers $36 000 out of the $8 million unpaid medical fees

13 June 2013 | 2911 Views
MPILO Central Hospital has recovered $36 000 out of the $8 million it is owed in unpaid medical fees by patients since it engaged debt collectors last month. The hospital engaged Wellcash ...
by St5aff Reporter

Govt sends team to investigate corruption at Mpilo Hospital

16 April 2013 | 5015 Views
THE Ministry of Health and Child Welfare has sent a team to investigate allegations of corruption and nepotism levelled against the principal tutor from Mpilo Central Hospital's School of Nursing....
by Staff reporter

Mpilo Hospital receives paediatric and maternity equipment worth $45 000

10 April 2013 | 3064 Views
MPILO Central Hospital in Bulawayo yesterday received state-of-the-art paediatric and maternity equipment worth more than $45 000 from ZimHealth Europe, a development that will boost service delivery ...
by Staff reporter

Scandal rocks cash strapped Mpilo Hospital

05 March 2013 | 7724 Views
Cash-strapped Mpilo Central Hospital could have been fleeced of millions of dollars through a suspected well-orchestrated scam in which fake receipts were issued to patients and service providers by t...
by Staff reporter

Mpilo hospital appeal for help

27 February 2013 | 5163 Views
Management at Mpilo Central Hospital are appealing to Zimbabweans at home and abroad to step in and help revive the institution.The hospital was once a symbol of hope to millions of Zimbabwea...
by Health reporter

Mpilo,UBH in a deplorable state

13 February 2013 | 4044 Views
BULAWAYO’S main referral hospitals, Mpilo Central and the United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH), are in a deplorable state that requires urgent intervention from the Government and develop...
by Staff Reporter

Mpilo engages debt collectors

12 February 2013 | 2345 Views
ONE of the country's major referral hospitals, Mpilo Central Hospital is seeking the services of debt collectors in a bid to recover money from defaulters running into millions of United States dollar...
by Staff reporter

Mpilo, UBH hospitals to offer training facilities for student doctors

05 February 2013 | 3753 Views
THE Government will soon equip Mpilo Central Hospital and United Bulawayo Hospitals in Bulawayo to enable the two institutions to offer training facilities for student doctors, the Deputy Minister of...
by Staff Reporter

Sangoma caught cutting patient's skin at Mpilo Hospital

30 January 2013 | 7943 Views
In a bizarre incident, a sangoma was caught treating a patient at Mpilo Centra Hospital. The sangoma was clad in civilian attire.The alleged incident occurred on Thursday last week at a femal...
by Staff reporter

Mpilo gets surgical sundries donation

17 November 2012 | 4022 Views
A BULAWAYO businessperson, who chose to remain anonymous, has donated surgical sundries worth $15 000 to Mpilo Central Hospital.Acting public relations officer for Mpilo Central Hospital Ms Et...
by Staff reporter

Waters woes, Mpilo Hospital theatre closes

08 August 2012 | 3550 Views
MPILO Central Hospital's operating theatre has been shut down after the institution went for nearly two days without water as pipe bursts due to water shedding begin taking their toll in Bulawayo....
by Staff reporter

Mpilo Hospital to get new radiotherapy machines

25 July 2012 | 1788 Views
GOVERNMENT has bought five new radiotherapy machines to be installed at Parirenyatwa and Mpilo Central hospitals. More than 7 000 cases of cancer are diagnosed each year at Government hospitals....
by Health reporter

Mpilo Hospital goes for two days without electricity

12 June 2012 | 3060 Views
MPILO Central Hospital has reportedly gone for two days without electricity due to a fault and critical patients are being referred to United Bulawayo Hospitals.The hospital's major power c...
by Staff reporter

British hospital to boost Mpilo Central Hospital

09 May 2012 | 2209 Views
BRITAIN's Southmead hospital in Bristol is to boost Mpilo Central Hospital's maternity wings in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.The maternity staff at Southmead hospital has already started a training prog...
by Staff reporter

31 babies born on Christmas Day at Mpilo and UBH

27 December 2011 | 2481 Views
A total of 31 babies were born on Christmas Day at Bulawayo's two largest referral hospitals.Mpilo Central Hospital recorded 19 births while the United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) recorded 12....
by Staff reporter

Mpilo Senior employee allegedly pockets $200 000

25 November 2011 | 1523 Views
MPILO Central Hospital has suspended a senior member of staff (name withheld) for allegedly altering the amount on an invoice thereby prejudicing the hospital of $200 000.The scandal is threat...
by Staff reporter

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