RWOPS clampdown – a crisis in the offing

Chris Bateman


State-employed consultants are beginning to resign in numbers at two top Gauteng hospitals – and many of their Free State counterparts may soon follow – as a clumsy and sweeping nationwide crackdown on the Remunerative Work Outside Public Service (RWOPS) and overtime begins.

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Chris Bateman, HMPG

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RWOPS, specialists, commuted overtime, PPP's, Public Sector consultants

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South African Medical Journal 2013;103(6):361-364. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.7029

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Date submitted: 2013-05-08
Date published: 2013-05-22

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