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HSBC's Mark Tucker appointed chair of Discovery

Dec 06 2018 16:39

Discovery's non-executive chairperson and director Monty Hilkowitz will be retiring, with chair of European bank HSBC and former head of insurer AIA Mark Tucker taking over, the company announced on Thursday.


Netcare to boost local infrastructure after UK exit

Nov 19 2018 20:27

Private hospital group Netcare says it has set aside R1.6bn for expansion projects in the country for 2019, with upgrades for Milpark Hospital and St Augustine's.


Dis-Chem briefly shuts Mall of Africa branch, operates on skeleton staff amid strike

Nov 16 2018 19:05

Dis-Chem downplayed the Nupsaw wage strike on Friday, saying a small percentage of employees were participating from the company’s distribution centres as an “opportunistic membership drive” ahead of the festive season.


Mediclinic interim results disappointing due to Swiss impact - CEO

Nov 15 2018 18:01

Mediclinic's first half group performance was impacted by actions taken at Hirslanden to address structural changes across the Swiss healthcare environment


Q&A: Government med scheme execs on NHI, medical aid & the future of healthcare

Nov 11 2018 07:45

Principle Officer of the Government Employee Medical Scheme Dr Guni Goolab and Chief operations Officer Dr Stan Moloabi share their views on the future of healthcare.


Govt medical scheme to align benefits with NHI

Nov 10 2018 10:58

The Government Employees Medical Scheme is aligning its benefits with the objectives of the National Health Insurance fund, to provide primary healthcare access to the vulnerable.


Motsoaledi 'heartbroken' over money making on hospital linen

Nov 01 2018 16:44

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says hospital suppliers have been marking up linen by as much as 48%, impacting hospitals in need.


NHI rollout could be delayed - Motsoaledi

Nov 01 2018 13:03

The National Health Insurance roll out, which was set for 2025, could effectively be delayed as part of the money meant for NHI will now go towards the economic stimulus package.


Motsoaledi says National Heath Insurance is about equality, not votes

Nov 01 2018 10:53

NHI is a proposed state-run health financing system that aims to pool funds to provide access to quality health services for all South Africans regardless of their economic status.


New PE anaesthetics hub to boost exports, says Aspen

Oct 29 2018 22:00

Aspen expects its new Port Elizabeth sterile anaesthetics manufacturing plant to generate R4bn in exports once it gets into production by 2022/3.



P&G posts strong sales growth, driven by beauty and health care

Oct 19 2018 15:30

Procter & Gamble has posted its biggest growth in five years in a key sales measure last quarter, helped by gains in beauty and health care.

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