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Gauteng Health Adopts Some Health Ombud Recommendations for Rahima Moosa Hospital



Health Ombud recommendations

The Department of Health in Gauteng has started implementing Health Ombud recommendations for the Rahima Moosa Mother and Child Hospital, including those related to the recent truck accident. According to Jacaranda FM, the report, released last year, highlighted the hospital’s dire conditions and poor leadership.

The Provincial Department has been given until March 2024 to act on the recommendations. Among the key recommendations were the permanent appointment of a CEO and infrastructure refurbishment.

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Gauteng Health spokesperson Motalatale Modiba confirmed that nine recommendations have been finalised. “The department is committed to implementing the recommendations set out in the Health Ombud report to ensure that Rahima Moosa Mother and Child Hospital operates at its highest standards and delivers quality healthcare services to the community it serves,” said Modiba.

“As part of efforts to improve leadership and governance at the facility, Dr. Arthur Manning has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of RMMCH effective 1 April 2024.”


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