Timing their moves, healthcare bodies scrub up for a dust-up

Chris Bateman


Private healthcare organisations across the country are strategising on whether or when to take on the government, which has promulgated a law that effectively allows the Director-General of Health to tell their members where they can ply their trade or set up facilities and equipment.

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Chris Bateman, HMPG, South Africa

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Certificate of Need; Sudden promulgation; Administrative nightmare; Geographical distribution

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South African Medical Journal 2014;104(8):530-533. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.8653

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Date submitted: 2014-07-07
Date published: 2014-07-25

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