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gautengNews24 reports that according to the Gauteng Department of Health, it will on Monday pay the last batch of medical interns who failed to receive their January salaries on time.  

Department spokesperson Khutso Rabothata indicated on Friday that 803 medical interns received their salaries on Wednesday and the remaining 409 interns would be paid after the weekend.  EWN reported at the end of January that according to several Gauteng medical interns and community service doctors, they had not received their salaries on 28 January, as expected.  News24 previously reported that Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa intervened after the medical interns were not paid, following which 1,337 community service doctors received their remuneration.  Democratic Alliance (DA) spokesperson for health in Gauteng, Jack Bloom, said he was "appalled" at the delay.

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