Red tape in Bhisho still holds up health project

CIRCULARA NEW private hospital planned for Fairview in Port Elizabeth is expected to boost temporary employment during the construction phase, be a major financial investment for the city and provide high-quality healthcare.

But construction on the Circular Drive hospital has been delayed due to red tape and indecision by the Eastern Cape Health Department.

Upon completion, the 120-bed hospital is expected to have a number of specialised units.

Last month Kirkland Investments won a hard-fought battle with the Health Department over the validity of a licence. – Estelle Ellis

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