What a waste! Gauteng health irregularly extended contracts

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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

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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...

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