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News and Speeches for Department of Health

Friends of the Children's Hospital Association (FOCHA) Help's Patient to Breathe Easy

27 June 2010

Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital patient, Daurelle Crotz, of Bellville, can breathe easy once more, thanks to a R80 000 donation by the pupils of Springfield Convent School in Wynberg to the Friends of the Children's Hospital Association (... Read More

Neurosurgical High Care Improves at Groote Schuur Hospital

27 June 2010

The Neurosurgical High Care area at Groote Schuur Hospital has been moved to ward D13. High Care provides service for patients with single organ failure who require intensive monitoring. Read More

Media Alert: MEC to Visit Mitchells Plain Hospital Construction Site

22 June 2010

Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, will visit the construction site of the Mitchell's Plain Hospital today to ascertain for himself the progress. Information on the impact assessment study will also be provided. Read More

Royalty Visits Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital

17 June 2010

On Friday 18 June 2010 at 15h30 Prince William and Prince Harry visited the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa. The Hospital is the only specialist hospital in southern Africa dedicated entirely to children. Read More

New Community Day Centre for Malmesbury

14 June 2010

A brand new Community Day Centre offering extensive primary health care services to Malmesbury and its surrounding areas will soon be built in West Bank, Malmesbury. Read More

Western Cape Health Address Preventable Blindness

13 June 2010

With an indigent population of about four (4) million in Cape Town, it is estimated that thirty thousand (30 000) people are blind of which twenty three thousand (23 000) blind cases could have been prevented, because the origin of their blindness... Read More

FIFA 2010 Fever at Brewelskloof Hospital

10 June 2010

FiFA 2010 Fever at Brewelskloof Hospital Read More

Service Delivery at New Somerset Hospital During the FIFA World Cup™

8 June 2010

With the FIFA World Cup™, the Department of Health is adjusting visiting hours and some operational functions at New Somerset Hospital (NSH), to accommodate international visitors and the public on Cape Town match days only. Read More