What a waste! Gauteng health irregularly extended contracts

News

What a waste! Gauteng health irregularly extended contracts

They have been extended monthly for the past three years without going out to tender, it has been revealed

Reporter

The Gauteng health department has irregularly extended 12 contracts worth more than R1bn a year, most of them security contracts for hospitals and clinics.

The contracts have been extended monthly for the past three years without going out to tender.

Of the contracts, R675m is for security for tertiary and regional hospitals and clinics. The other contracts, worth nearly R400m, are for the supply of renal dialysis equipment, collection of medical waste and supply of tubs and small lids to hospitals...

This article is reserved for Sunday Times Daily subscribers.
A subscription gives you full digital access to all Sunday Times Daily content.

Sunday Times Daily

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Questions or problems?
Email helpdesk@timeslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00.