Parliament, Thursday, 3 November 2022 – The Portfolio Committee on Health will from tomorrow, 4 to 6 November conduct an oversight visit to the Eastern Cape to assess progress regarding the implementation of the recommendations of the Public Protector and Health Ombudman at Uitenhage Hospital, Dora Nginza Hospital, Livingstone Hospital, and Port Elizabeth Provincial Hospital.

Tomorrow, the committee will be at Uitenhage Hospital in Uitenhage from 10:00–13:00 and thereafter to Dora Nginza in Gqeberha, from 14:00–17:00. At both hospitals, the committee will engage with hospital managements and other relevant stakeholders.

Parliamentary committees are open to the media and the public. Journalists wishing to cover these meetings (including receiving links to virtual meetings) should send their cell phone numbers to Mlindi Mpindi at for inclusion in the Parliamentary Communications Services WhatsApp Group, where such information is shared. Journalists must send these requests using their official email addresses (no private emails).

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For media enquiries or interviews with the Chairperson, please contact the committee’s Media Officer:
Name: Mava Lukani (Mr)
Parliamentary Communication Services
Cell: 081 503 1840