Dr Mcdonald Sibuyi, Letaba Hospital CEO.
With the hopes of improving Letaba Hospital’s maintenance and cleanliness, MEC for Health, Dr Phophi Ramathuba, has appointed Dr Mcdonald Sibuyi as the new CEO of the institution.
Sibuyi has over a decade of experience in the public health sector with an impressive track record in the industry.
He is the outgoing CEO of Dr C.N Phatudi Hospital since 2017 and says that he leaves the hospital a happy man, because he leaves it in a better condition than it was before his appointment.
According to him he helped transform the hospital by instilling consequences management, good work ethic, consultation of stakeholders when making big decisions, open-door policy, team work and improving the maintenance and cleanlines of the hospital.
Letaba Hospital Clinical Manager, Mkia Ramothwala with Letaba Hospiatal CEO, Mcdonald Sibuyi.
Sibuyi, hopes to revamp Letaba to become a hospital of excellence and says that there are many projects which the organisation is busy with in trying to adress these issues and one such project includes the official opening of the state of the art reception area.
“Our main concern is our clients and the wellbeing of our staff members, we strive to make sure that they are safe on an environment which is conducive to excellence service and they have the necessary working equipments.
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We are confident that the new reception with the new booking system will help solve the long queues when collecting files and our patients can consult fast,” explained Sibuyi.
The new CEO, was born and bred in Acornhoek at Kula Gaza Village in the Mpumalanga Province where he also passed his Grade 12, before enrolling at MENDUSA for his Bachelors in Dental Therapy.
In university he got involved in school politics where he was a member of the School Representative Council and was also a Board Executive Member of SASCO.
After completing his degree he started working as a dental therapist at Maphuta Malatji Hospital in Phalaborwa, he also worked at Lulekani Health Centre where he was eventually promoted to a position of Oral Health Manager.
During his time at Maphuta Malatji he became NEHAWU Branch Secretary and he continued climbing the ladder until he was the Provincial Deputy Secretary of the organisation.
He is not only an employee, but he is a family man. He is married to Makwena Sibuyi and the pair are blessed with two kids (boy and a girl) who are 10 and eight years old.
He concluded by saying that he wants his legacy at the hospital to have employees who are dedicated, able to sacrifice, put the needs of the patients first and have a good work ethic and above all, transform Letaba to be a hospital of choice.