MEDIA STATEMENTS: Deputy Minister Pilane- Majake to visit the Port Shepstone Hospital and host a stakeholder engagement with NGOs in Verulam

Date: 8 Jan 2019

The Deputy Minister for the Public Service and Administration, Dr Chana Pilane- Majake will on Thursday, 10 January 2019, visit Port Shepstone Regional Hospital in the Ray Nkonyeni Local Municipality, Kwazulu- Natal, to assess the state of the hospital and to observe how services are rendered at the government facility.

The visit will provide the Deputy Minister an opportunity to liaise with staff at the hospital to determine their day-to day operations in the hospital and to establish any challenges and obstacles they are experiencing that hinder their maximum delivery of services, as well as an engagement with management to discuss these challenges as well as to provide support in ensuring that the service delivery is enhanced. The programme will also allow citizens an opportunity to engage on the successes and failure within the system.

On Friday, 11 January, Deputy Minister Pilane- Majake will then proceed to Verulam, North of Durban to host an engagement with Non- Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in the area as part of promoting a culture of social partnerships between government and organisations that support government programme on children’s rights to protection and development.

Members of the media are invited to join as follows:

    Frontline Visit:
    DateThursday, 10 January 2019
    VenuePort Shepstone Regional Hospital, Ray Nkonyeni Local Municipality

    Stakeholder Engagement:
    DateFriday, 11 January 2019
    VenueRamakrishna Mzamo Home, Verulam

Kindly confirm attendance with: Wisane Mavasa (Ms) at 0828061351/

For further media enquiries:

Department of Public Service and Administration Spokesperson: Dumisani Nkwamba (Mr) on 082 885 9448/

Issued by the Department of the Public Service and Administration

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