MEDICAL CLAIMS

Cerebral Palsy cases account for the majority of medical negligence claims in Gauteng and the country. This has emerged at a media briefing organised by the Gauteng Health Department to address the challenges of medico-legal cases in the province. The department says it has saved about 10 million rand through a mediation process, however it still owes over 300 million rand in old medical negligence cases. Thabile Mbhele reports...