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Ex-Mpilo boss set free

26 May 2016 | 2487 Views
THE High Court has quashed both the conviction and sentence of former Mpilo Central Hospital staffer, Edgar Mdongo, who was jailed for five years for defrauding the hospital of R200,000.Mdongo...
by Mashudu Netsianda

Mpilo Central Hospital screen more that sixty patients

18 May 2016 | 1999 Views
More than sixty patients were screened for the cleft lip and palate by Operation of Hope officials at Mpilo Central Hospital on Monday.Through its Facebook post the hospital said cleft lip and...
by Stephen Jakes

Free ops at Mpilo

16 May 2016 | 2424 Views
MPILO Central Hospital in Bulawayo is today set to start weeklong free cleft palates and cleft lips operations for children who are eight months old and above. The hospital's public relations ...
by Whinsley Masara

CT scan, X-ray machines for Mpilo

11 May 2016 | 2332 Views
MPILO Central Hospital has received X-ray, ultrasound and CT scan machines from the government to capacitate the referral hospital and improve access to basic medical equipment.The hospital, l...
by Pamela Shumba

Mpilo Central Hospital exhibiting at ZITF ·

27 April 2016 | 2174 Views
Mpilo Central Hospital is one of the exhibiting companies at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair this year.The hospital through its Facebook post said it was exhibiting at the ZITF grounds H...
by Stephen Jakes

Mother dumps two children at Mpilo Central Hospital

12 April 2016 | 2648 Views
An unknown mother of two reportedly dumped her two children at Mpilo Central Hospital in February this year. The woman abandoned her son aged three and his sister who is nine months old....
by Staff Reporter

MP bemoans state of affairs at Mpilo hospital

06 March 2016 | 1873 Views
A member of the house of assembly N Mguni has bemoaned the state of affairs at the Mpilo Central Hospital saying patients were bringing their own blankets and sourced their own medication which made t...
by Stephen Jakes

Mpilo Hospital buys $88,000 Jeep Cherokee for CEO

05 March 2016 | 1384 Views
Mpilo Central Hospital has reportedly bought a brand new $88,000 Jeep Cherokee for its acting chief executive officer.The vehicle was allegedly bought at the behest of the Mpilo board although...
by Auxilia Katongomara

ZANU PF regime has run down the health sector

20 February 2016 | 1290 Views
When the late Mwalimu Julius Nyerere the then president of Tanzania sent his congratulatory message to the newly elected Zimbabwe Prime Minister Robert Mugabe in 1980 he reminded him that he had inher...
by Ilos Nyoni

Two Mpilo executives fired

12 February 2016 | 2496 Views
TWO Mpilo Central Hospital executives who were suspended last year for abuse of office have been fired. The chairperson of the hospital's board Sichelesile Moyo-Ncube yesterday confirmed that operatio...
by Temba Dube

Mpilo Hospital faces acute shortage of senior doctors

25 January 2016 | 929 Views
MPILO Central Hospital is facing an acute shortage of senior doctors that include specialists, a situation that threatens the operations of the southern region's biggest referral hospital.The ...
by Staff reporter

Mpilo, UBH battle to recover $23 million

22 January 2016 | 2305 Views
BULAWAYO'S Mpilo Central Hospital and the United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) are owed a combined $23 million by patients, a situation authorities say is compromising service delivery.Mpilo Centra...
by Nqobile Tshili

Zimbabwe hospitals hit by massive drug shortages

18 January 2016 | 2091 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

Mpilo dismisses claims on 'condemned' private ward

03 January 2016 | 1787 Views
MPILO Central Hospital has rubbished claims that the much anticipated private ward was condemned by Government inspectors saying they are waiting for grading from the responsible authorities so that t...
by Staff reporter

Mpilo hospital wrong injection amputee dies

29 December 2015 | 3129 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

Nurses stitch up woman's entire 'small' private part

20 December 2015 | 3160 Views
Mpilo Central Hospital nurses stitched up the entire private part of a 21 year old woman after she endured a 26 hour labour process.The woman- Kudzayi  Nyaira was initially told by nurses...
by Staff Reporter

Mpilo Hospital negligent, says magistrate

16 December 2015 | 3650 Views
A Bulawayo magistrate sitting as a coroner yesterday ruled that the death of 23-year-old man who died on an operation table at Mpilo Central Hospital was as a result of negligence.Tinashe Tash...
by Thandeka Moyo

Elephant attack survivor stuck at Mpilo hospital

13 December 2015 | 1979 Views
A VICTORIA Falls man has had successful surgery after he was attacked by an elephant which ripped his stomach open while he was admiring a baobab tree early last month.Mr Obadiah Sithole has, ...
by Robin Muchetu

Family sues Mpilo hospital

02 December 2015 | 2069 Views
THE family of a man whose arm had to be cut off after a nurse jabbed him with a wrong injection, has engaged lawyers to get compensation from Mpilo Central Hospital.Austin Ndlovu, 63, a cancer...
by Auxilia Katongomara

Mpilo to dispose property on December 4

29 November 2015 | 2117 Views
Mpilo Hospital which is currently embroiled in administration problems after some senior officials were arrested and dismissed for allegations of maladministration and fraud will conduct an auction t...
by Stephen Jakes

Mpilo cancer patient gets wrong injection, arm rots, amputated

18 November 2015 | 3163 Views
A MAN has had his arm amputated after a nurse at Mpilo Central Hospital allegedly gave him a wrong injection which caused it to rot.The hospital has admitted wrong-doing and performed the ampu...
by Auxilia Katongomara

Ambulances deliver food to Mpilo

15 November 2015 | 1843 Views
AMBULANCES are known to save lives by transporting the sick or injured to hospital, but at Mpilo Central Hospital the emergency vehicles are now saving lives by delivering food.The referral ho...
by Staff reporter

30% of Mpilo babies die

02 November 2015 | 2792 Views
A THIRD of approximately 1,000 babies born prematurely annually at Mpilo Central Hospital die before attaining their first month of life, alarming figures from the hospital show.The statistics...
by Thandeka Moyo

Key participant in Mpilo Hospital probe of corruption dies mysteriously

01 November 2015 | 4498 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 | 1591 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

Abortions for a fee at Mpilo Hospital

12 October 2015 | 4310 Views
EXECUTIVES at Mpilo Central Hospital in Bulawayo allegedly flouted disciplinary procedures to reinstate convicted criminals that perpetuated fraud and corruption, an audit carried out by the Health Se...
by Temba Dube

Mpilo 'killer' doctor remanded in custody

11 October 2015 | 3110 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.Alexander N...
by Mashudu Netsianda

Doctor who killed nurse remanded in custody

10 October 2015 | 5423 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

Tshinga Dube's committee barred from Mpilo tour

07 October 2015 | 2537 Views
A HEALTH committee from Makokoba suburb in Bulawayo tasked by the area's legislator Retired Colonel Tshinga Dube to tour Mpilo Hospital was yesterday barred from its mission by hospital executives....
by Auxilia Katongomara

Woman left with surgical glove in body after operation

29 September 2015 | 2711 Views
A WOMAN from Zhombe in the Midlands has been living with a surgical glove stuck inside her body after a botched surgical operation last Thursday at Mpilo Central Hospital. The surgical glove was only ...
by Nqobile Tshili

Three Mpilo Hospital bosses nabbed

06 September 2015 | 2682 Views
THREE Mpilo Central Hospital bosses - Mrs Regina Duduza Moyo, Mr Mxolisi Sibanda and Mr Charles Govo - were yesterday arrested on allegations of fraud, reportedly involving more than $100 000 emanatin...
by Staff Reporter

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

04 September 2015 | 6557 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

UK based midwife launches Mpilo Maternity Project

26 August 2015 | 2364 Views
Samukeliso 'Sam' Tennyson Sibanda is a midwife, based in Northampton UK, who started the Mpilo Maternity Project as her very own personal project. Recently named the LIFE project, she and her esteemed...
by Thebe, Linda

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

23 August 2015 | 5300 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

Grieving mother stabs nurse over death of her child

19 August 2015 | 4252 Views
A GRIEVING mum who had just lost her daughter at Mpilo Central Hospital in Bulawayo ran amok and attacked a nurse with a used needle and fists, accusing the hospital staffer of causing the death of he...
by Thandeka Moyo

Hospital bosses stole millions

08 August 2015 | 3694 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

Mpilo hospital operates with one anaesthetist

02 August 2015 | 3161 Views
MPILO Central Hospital in Bulawayo has been operating with only one expatriate anaesthetist while Harare boasts of a total of 55 of the practitioners, amid reports that the specialists are demanding l...
by Dumisani Nsingo

Mpilo Hospital Fund-Raising jamboree by 'Touched by an Angel'

26 June 2015 | 5275 Views
Following a successful  fund raising dinner party at the Holiday Inn London Heathrow Ariel on the 6th December 2014, in pursuance of its objectives, the Touched By An Angel charity is invitin...
by Thulani Nkala

Mpilo Hospital in patient death storm

13 June 2015 | 5249 Views
MPILO Central Hospital faces medical negligence allegations after a Bulawayo man claimed that his son, a college student, died a day after he was admitted due to possible malpractice by the hospital'...
by Clemence Manyukwe

Nurse bashes hubby for demanding too much sex

12 June 2015 | 10738 Views
A nurse at Mpilo Central Hospital continuously assaulted her hubby as a way of stopping him demanding too much sex, a court heard.Nomaswazi Nkala, said she was now too tired of engaging s...
by Staff Reporter

Mpilo Central Hospital in another fresh cash scandal

22 May 2015 | 2304 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 | 3238 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

'Investigative audit needed for the health sector,' says Dr Labode

12 May 2015 | 3468 Views
Following the spate of exposure to the corruption currently said to be rocking Mpilo general Hospital in Bulawayo the MDC-T senator Doctor Ruth Labode said there is an urgent need for the investigati...
by Stephen Jakes

Auditors ordered into Mpilo after bomb scare

28 April 2015 | 3962 Views
THE Minister of Health and Child Care Dr David Parirenyatwa has ordered auditors to immediately move in at Mpilo Central Hospital in Bulawayo following a bomb scare last week linked to an unravelling ...
by Temba Dube

Bulawayo 'blood hunter' stabs granny twice

27 April 2015 | 3091 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

Bomb scare sends Mpilo board scurrying for cover

25 April 2015 | 5580 Views
There was drama as the Mpilo Central Hospital board was forced to abort a meeting on Wednesday after police said there was a bomb in the institution's boardroom.The meeting was called to ...
by Staff Reporter

Mpilo Hospital drama - keys to vital offices stolen

22 April 2015 | 6772 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

Three senior officials at Mpilo suspended

18 April 2015 | 3452 Views
THREE senior officials implicated in a tender scam that has reportedly resulted in Mpilo Central Hospital losing millions of dollars have been suspended, Chronicle reported.A fourth official ...
by Temba Dube

Health Minister locked in marathon meeting with Mpilo officials

10 April 2015 | 3966 Views
Minister of Health and Child Care David Parirenyatwa is locked in a marathon closed door meeting with Mpilo Central Hospital officials.Speculation is rife at the institution that several off...
by Thobekile Zhou

Dr Parirenyatwa cancels Mpilo briefing

04 April 2015 | 2107 Views
Health Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa yesterday cancelled a Press conference where he was scheduled to brief journalists about action his ministry is taking following corruption allegations against se...
by Temba Dube

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