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2024-05-13 12:03:50 +02:00
Maricha
No I do not
Ch.3 Establishment, Functions and Powers of the NHI
As I have commented multiple times, there are various glaring infeasibilities in this piece of legislation, too many vague statements to be exploited and chances for corruption. It is unconstitutional. It will make access to quality health care even MORE unaffordable to normal already taxpaying citizens. Not only will a big part of the economy collapse, but there will be an even bigger brain drain of skilled medical professionals... dropping the available health care standards and care by leagues and leagues! This is not fundable with the current model. It is also not sustainable or desirable. The current public health system and the management and stewardship thereof is proof of concept. Despicable, disastrous and unimaginable. IF THIS GOES THROUGH INTO LAW UNCHANGED, POLITICIANS, PUBLIC SERVANTS AND MEMBERS OF GOVERNMENT AND THEIR FAMILIES MUST BE BARRED FROM SEEKING & UTILISING HEALTHCARE OUTSIDE OF THE NHI QUEING SYSTEM.
2024-03-04 14:26:12 +02:00
Marjorie
No I do not
Ch.3 Establishment, Functions and Powers of the NHI
2024-02-20 21:28:59 +02:00
Anina
No I do not
Other
An already strained government health system will become more strained. It is going to increase poverty, amongst the already poor citizens. Skilled people are going to leave the country.
2024-02-18 17:38:15 +02:00
mariana
No I do not
Ch.3 Establishment, Functions and Powers of the NHI
Has the ANC done his homework on what worldwide nationalizing of health services done to countties?? Does not seem so at all and once again our nation is at steak. Many needed medical practisioners plan to leave the country if this suggested new law is scvepted by government.
Just listen to experts like dr Redeling on the total failure that awaits our country should tbis law gets passed. Our government medical services is already in such a state so inadequate - how can better results be expected with radical worsening of the present state.
The cost part and ineffectiveness can be expected to cause thousands of deaths and people suffering beyond what can be imagined. Think about
needed operations where people now have to wait months due to mot enough medical personel. The ANC seems to once again steam rolling the whole matter before voting day - how heartless can a government get?
2024-02-05 17:01:17 +02:00
Rowan
No I do not
Other
Where do I begin? Government has already demonstrated it is incapable of running the current healthcare system efficiently, and now that want to do away with the only working system to prop up their failing one? They haven't even done any studies to show how the NHI will work, and in fact, their pilot programs have reportedly been an utter failure. This is simply EWC for 2024 and is simply a way for the government to get votes.
2024-01-19 18:33:07 +02:00
Michelle
No I do not
Ch.1 Purpose and Application
2024-01-15 15:58:44 +02:00
Jeanne
No I do not
Other
2024-01-15 08:49:22 +02:00
Nomusa
No I do not
Ch.2 Access to Healthcare services
I am concerned at the state of our public health care currently. I do not know how they are going to manage with added work. First world countries likt the UK have issues with NHI, how much more us?
2024-01-14 06:07:06 +02:00
Vivienne
No I do not
Ch.2 Access to Healthcare services
Our State owned / run hospitals are filthy and in a basically deplorable state. Now they want to take funds from tax payers and supposedly pump it into a new Health Care system..that money will be looted and we will have NO Healthcare system. A country filled with sick people will lead to a failed and unproductive state/nation!
2024-01-13 20:33:52 +02:00
Liz
No I do not
Ch.2 Access to Healthcare services
2024-01-13 02:38:56 +02:00
Devon
No I do not
Ch.10 Financial matters
We are over taxed, services are non existent and the government wants to tax us further to give more free bees.

This is just for votes. This will destroy the last bit of our country that is left and will make sure the last handful of skilled rich and middle class people flee to another country.

This is economic suicide for our country and it is by design. Our government is either following orders from the United Nations or too stupid to realise whilst they steel our country empty.
2024-01-12 15:08:59 +02:00
Cornelia
No I do not
Ch.3 Establishment, Functions and Powers of the NHI
2024-01-12 11:32:19 +02:00
Julie
No I do not
Ch.1 Purpose and Application
2024-01-12 11:03:30 +02:00
Phillip
Not fully
Ch.1 Purpose and Application
The writings of Prof. Thomas Sowell and Prof. Hayek explain clearly that centralised systems, such as the NHI, suffer from information problems in that the decisions makers at the top have no way of knowing and aggregating the needs and preferences of millions of patients. The NHI decision makers will make sub-optimal decisions as a result. A decentralised system where patients can indicate their preferences by using or not using services works much better with less waste.

The previous is demonstrated by a dysfunctional public health system currently in operation in South Africa. A dysfunctional public health system will not be fixed by making it larger. Government should start the journey to NHI by creating hospitals of excellence and then expanding those once they are working.
2024-01-12 09:47:52 +02:00
Gerhard
No I do not
Ch.8 Operational provisions
The law of unintended effect will undoubtedly play an important role. Instead of improving access doctors will emigrate and leave the country under provided. The cost of the system will be enormous.
The ability of government to administer is totally inadequate.
2024-01-11 22:26:57 +02:00
Yvette
No I do not
Ch.3 Establishment, Functions and Powers of the NHI
2024-01-11 18:30:19 +02:00
Melissa
No I do not
Ch.10 Financial matters
2024-01-03 08:33:09 +02:00
Anthony
No I do not
Ch.1 Purpose and Application
Government has proved itself incompetent. ESKOM, SAA, Transnet , Denel ,
QED
2023-12-18 11:50:13 +02:00
Mike
No I do not
Ch.9 Complaints & Appeals
I had an issue where my child had an appendicitis scare. Went to public hospital. Waited for hours. They took blood and said that they will let us know what the results was in three days? Is this standard procedure when it comes to an emergency like appendicitis? I had to pay a private laboratory to do the tests asap so that I can see if it was an infection which can mimic appendicitis. We never received results back. This is thr future for everyone once the NHI bill is approved. Lack of proper service. I see loads of lawsuits comming due to negligence and slow unprofessional Healthcare. And the second thing is corruption. This is the perfect opportunity to gradually steal more money as time goes on. Look at how much is stolen at Eskom alone every year.. this is a disaster. This corrupt govenment will have power over who lives and who dont. This is scary. This is just one step closer to communism and full control of our lives. The ANC is busy breaking down South Africa to take full control and take away our human rights. Thats the basic principles of communism. Break down the foundations of a country systematically to enable you to take full control and rule peoples lives anyway you like. China is a prime example.
2023-12-14 23:50:50 +02:00
Mark
No I do not
Ch.10 Financial matters
How can anyone, with a sane mind, approve of a system that will effectively kill off a huge portion of the private sector.

Thousands of jobs will be lost, funds will be mismanaged and stolen.

Why should we have to be responsible for the medical care of those who are too lazy to work for our economy
2023-12-13 10:49:22 +02:00
Gavin
No I do not
Ch.1 Purpose and Application
This government can't even keep individual hospitals running. How are they going to manage something like a national health service? Forget about it!

Just look at the conditions of hospitals like Livingston Hospital in Nelson Mandela Bay. Hospitals are filthy and neglected with no medication. People wait for days to be seen and are sent home with nothing. There aren't enough beds for patients, and the beds that are in use are disgusting. People don't go to these hospitals to get treatment and healthcare, they go there to DIE. These hospitals are closer to being shut down than providing healthcare.

Take a look at those government hospitals that are being run into the ground because they either don't get funding or their funding is being outright stolen - THAT is what this government is trying to nationalise!
2023-12-11 15:53:44 +02:00
Joseph
No I do not
Ch.2 Access to Healthcare services
South Africa cannot maintain its existing public hospital. Tembisa Hospital for example the infrastructure has deteriorated. It is understaffed, it takes two days to get a bad.
2023-12-04 22:50:41 +02:00
Tanya
No I do not
Other
No to the NHI.
The Government can't be trusted to manage anything. Look at the failed Transnet, Post Office, SAA, Denel etc. Don't let them mess with private healthcare. Which is paid for, privately, by after taxed private income.

We need much less government in our lives. The government must stay out of private citizens lives. They should only concern themselves with infrastructure, and defending our borders, and constitution.
2023-11-27 07:23:12 +02:00
JOSE
Not fully
No concern
Health care should be free
2023-11-21 17:09:50 +02:00
Guy
No I do not
Ch.1 Purpose and Application
There is no need for the NHI; if the current state-controlled system was run efficiently there would be no need for the NHI. Should the NHI go ahead, the private medical schemes running well at the moment will be reduced to the current state-run medical establishments.
2023-10-30 12:43:38 +02:00
Lesley
No I do not
Ch.2 Access to Healthcare services
2023-10-09 17:56:01 +02:00
Gillian
No I do not
Other
I object to the bill in its entirety. Not only is it unaffordable, it will be a complete disaster due to cadre deployment, corruption and ineptitude. This bill simply cannot be passed.
2023-09-29 11:25:21 +02:00
Lloyd
No I do not
Other
Fix your current institutions first! Hire the right professionals for the job based on merit and not skin colour so that your current services can run optimally. How is this government going to manage this service if it already can't even manage the current service?
2023-09-27 21:25:18 +02:00
Zoran
No I do not
Ch.1 Purpose and Application
2023-09-27 16:36:48 +02:00
Alta
No I do not
Ch.3 Establishment, Functions and Powers of the NHI
This whole endeavor sounds wonderful on paper, but is totally void of any possibility to be implemented in practice. To build up is extremely hard, to destroy is extremely easy. Our challenge here is to build up without destroying at the same time. In SA the government is well known fir destroying whatever social structures worked well to the benefit of all its citizens. To put something worth while in its place, has in no instance realized up till now.