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US healthcare worker court verdicts – lessons for SA

By Chris Bateman Two recent US verdicts on healthcare workers charged with murdering patients have highlighted the untenable legal situation of their South Africa counterparts. Medbrief...

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SA’s first balloon pulmonary angioplasty fort CTEPH performed at Tygerberg

The team who performed the first three successful balloon pulmonary angioplasty procedures at Tygerberg Hospital from left to right: Sr Carmen November, Dr Lloyd...

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US healthcare worker court verdicts – lessons for SA

By Chris Bateman Two recent US verdicts on healthcare workers charged with murdering patients have highlighted the untenable legal situation of their South Africa counterparts. Medbrief...

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US healthcare worker court verdicts – lessons for SA

By Chris Bateman Two recent US verdicts on healthcare workers charged with murdering patients have highlighted the untenable legal situation of their South Africa counterparts. Medbrief...

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Six lithium dose predictors for patients with bipolar disorder

Six predictors could help determine the amount of lithium needed to treat patients with bipolar disorder, according to a large study led by researchers...

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US healthcare worker court verdicts – lessons for SA

By Chris Bateman Two recent US verdicts on healthcare workers charged with murdering patients have highlighted the untenable legal situation of their South Africa counterparts. Medbrief...

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Eskom and procurement rules threatening rural patients’ care

By Chris BatemanA combination of Eskom power outages and BEE-impacted procurement rules is putting patients in deep rural hospitals at heightened risk as managers...

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Local healthcare workers fear mental health stigma

The Covid-19 pandemic has sparked a rise in mental health disorders worldwide1 with healthcare workers on the frontline among the most affected, yet those who...

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Eskom and procurement rules threatening rural patients’ care

By Chris BatemanA combination of Eskom power outages and BEE-impacted procurement rules is putting patients in deep rural hospitals at heightened risk as managers...

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US healthcare worker court verdicts – lessons for SA

By Chris Bateman Two recent US verdicts on healthcare workers charged with murdering patients have highlighted the untenable legal situation of their South Africa counterparts. Medbrief...