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Mediclinic News : MANAGING A ‘BURNING PLAFORM’ – WESTERN CAPE HEALTH DEPARTMENT GETS CLEAN AUDIT

Title

MANAGING A ‘BURNING PLAFORM’ – WESTERN CAPE HEALTH DEPARTMENT GETS CLEAN AUDIT

Date

2019-10-23

Link

https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2019-10-23-managing-a-burning-platform-western-cape-health-department-gets-first-clean-audit/

News Description

DAILY MAVERICK In an era of gross financial mismanagement, corruption and budget cuts, what does it take to get an ‘unqualified audit with no findings’? According to Beth Engelbrecht, Superintendent-General of the Western Cape Department of Health, it’s inclusive management and servant leadership. She explained what this means. Managing a provincial health department is not for the faint-hearted. Apart from the fact that the health, dignity and lives of millions of people depend upon your decisions and effectiveness, a health department (probably more than any other government department) is an enormous, multilayered and complex bureaucracy.
Created at 2019/10/28 08:52 AM by Mediclinic
Last modified at 2019/10/28 08:52 AM by Mediclinic