The party says it has written to President Cyril Ramaphosa to establish a judicial commission of inquiry to look into the system.

The Democratic Alliance(DA) said on Thursday that South Africa’s healthcare system was teetering on the brink of total collapse.

DA national spokesperson Refiloe Nt’sekhe said their oversight inspection #HospitalHealthCheck campaign outlined the state of the public health system in the country.

During a briefing at the DA offices in the east of Johannesburg, North West shadow MEC Dr Tutu Faleni said: “The state of buildings are in disrepair […] and there’s understaffing.”

Faleni blamed these issues on poor governance by the ANC government. ….more

Eight alarm bells at South African state hospitals