Daily we provide high-quality, efficient and accessible healthcare to transform people’s lives.
Create an effective public health system in Gauteng by ensuring we have the right people, skills, systems and
equipment to provide the care our patients need to live healthy, quality lives.
Provision of primary health care services through the district health system. A network of provincial clinics
and community health centres provides ambulatory care administered by doctors, nurses and other
professionals; local government clinics are subsidised to render primary care services;
Provision of ambulance (emergency) services and planned patient transport throughout the province;
Rendering secondary health care services through regional hospitals providing out- and in-patient care at
general specialist level;
Provision of specialised in-patient care for psychiatric and infectious diseases, and some TB and chronic psychiatric services on an outsourced basis;
Provision of in-patient and out-patient academic health care services through the four departmental central,
tertiary hospitals and three dental hospitals, in addition to the teaching that takes place at other service levels; training of future health care professionals in health sciences faculties and nursing colleges; and
Delivering of forensic pathology services and clinical-medico legal services.
These services are supported through HR development; management and support services such as laundries, facilities management and cook-freeze; and through supplying medical and pharmaceutical materials.
The Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (EPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the budget for the new financial year.
A department's programmes are the activities that it spends money on during the financial year. Different programmes have different expenditure budgets, depending on their requirements and available finances. More detail on the programmes is available in the department's Estimates of Provincial Expenditure documents.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending by each sub-programme of that programme.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending by economic classification under that Programme.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending of each Programme under that Economic Classification.
The Adjusted Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (AEPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the adjusted budget.
Budgeted and actual expenditure/allocations for a department can increase or decrease from year to year. Changes in expenditure for a department can be because of changes in the activities of the department, because of changes in priorities between departments, because of cost efficiencies or because of increases in the price of goods and services due to inflation.
The chart shows the department’s actual expenditure for past years, and budgeted expenditure for the current year and the upcoming three years of the medium-term expenditure framework (MTEF). By adjusting these numbers to take inflation into account, it is possible to determine if a department’s expenditure is really increasing or decreasing in real terms, as compared to the rest of the economy.
Previous financial years indicate actual expenditure while upcoming financial years indicate estimated expenditure:
National Treasury, departments and commitees are busy with different things depending on the time of year:
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