oa South African Medical Journal - Budget squeeze : cutting clinicians hurts patients : izindaba

Volume 106, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



The ranks of senior public healthcare administrators swelled by 12% over the past 3 years v. a 3.5% growth among all physicians, pharmacists and pathologists over the same period. This previously unpublicised skewed progression has further bolstered appeals by healthcare professional groups to stop the wide-scale, debilitating freezing of clinical posts.

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