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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH – BUDGET

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Shape up or ship out, warns MEC

Mase Monapule

THE NORTHERN Cape Department of Health has seen a massive rise of medico-legal litigations, with the potential financial liability (contingent liability), increasing from R151 million in 2015 to R1.5 billion by March 2019 – a figure equaling almost 30% of the total 2019/20 budget.

This was revealed in the Northern Cape Provincial Legislature during the budget speech of the Northern Cape MEC for Health, Mase Monapule, who pres ...

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