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News and Speeches for Department of Health

Student Unrest at Western Cape College of Nursing

26 January 2010

Due to the student unrest situation prevailing at the Western Cape College of Nursing (WCCN), the management of the Western Cape Department of Health and Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) has jointly agreed that the WCCN including its... Read More

Red Cross Children's Hospital Glues out Problem

12 January 2010

On New Year's Day, Ophthalmology Registrar, Dr Leonard Heydenrych, was on his way to perform a sight saving operation on an 18-month-old baby at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, when he suddenly realised that the ward had run out of... Read More

Overberg accidents

10 January 2010

The Western Cape Department of Health's Metro Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a taxi accident on the R319 tonight at 18:00.A taxi overturned about 20km past Bredasdorp in the direction of Swellendam. Read More

New Year's Babies 2010

6 January 2010

Many babies are born every year on New Year's Day. Much hype is created around the first born babies and their parents.The Western Cape Department of Health is proud to announce the birth of 213 babies in public health facilities in the Western Cape... Read More