Recent information from Profmed's Stress Index serves as a barometer for national stress levels. The company has been measuring stress levels for the past seven years and has been generated annually using responses from more than 1,500 of the company's...
South African hospitals across the country are facing trying times with new problems exacerbating old ones.
The Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) has this month recommended that increases to medical aid contributions for 2023 stay at or below inflation (5.7%).
The South African Nursing Council (SANC) is blocking the training of new nurses despite the industry being in a critical state.
Part of South Africa’s national woes includes the significant shortage of skilled workers in critical industries, says Craig Comrie, chief executive officer of the medical scheme Profmed.
If these issues are not addressed the brain drain we are seeing now is 'just the tip of the iceberg', he said.