Gauteng department of health
The health department is the latest to run into serious financial trouble.
Anger at failure of union to 'distance itself' from hospital protests that endangered patient lives.
Tiego Ephraim Selebano wanted the High Court in Johannesburg to set aside a subpoena.
Gauteng Health Official Approaches Court To Avoid Testifying At Life Esidimeni Hearings will jeapordise him in criminal proceedings.
The suspended Gauteng health HOD says testifying will incriminate him.
The Gauteng premier's office wants to begin an alternative dispute resolution into the deaths.
An alternative dispute resolution process was recommended by the health ombudsman, to be led by Moseneke.
Allegations have surfaced that autopsies are performed by untrained forensic services staff, but government says this is not true.
The situation is now "dire" with cleaners having to assist pathologists in performing autopsies.
MEC Says Charlotte Maxeke Roof Collapse Due To Negligence, Promises To Review How Contracts Are Awarded
"The contractor was negligent in how it conducted their work."
Health Ombudsman Malegapuru Makgoba had asked the Gauteng health department to move all mentally ill patients to adequate facilities by the middle of April.