News and Speeches for Department of Health | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Health

Medical Male Circumcision Offered at Community Health Centres

28 September 2012

Hanover Park, Heideveld and Mitchell's Plain Community Health Centres (CHCs) are actively promoting the elective male medical circumcision (MMC) programme. Read More

Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital Honours Long-Serving Employees

27 September 2012

At the annual long service award ceremony at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital this morning, Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, honoured 27 health care workers who have been in the employ of Western Cape Government Health and 8... Read More

Health Prioritises R14 Million to Build EMS Station on "Death Road"

25 September 2012

The Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, formally opened the EMS Leeu Gamka station on 25 September 2012. Read More

Research Showcased at Annual Provincial Health Research Day

21 September 2012

The Provincial Health Research Committee (PHRC) hosted its second annual Provincial Research Day at Lentegeur Hospital’s Conference Centre on 21 September 2012. Read More

Western Cape Government Deepens Health Research in the Province

21 September 2012

The Provincial Health Research Committee (PHRC) hosted its second annual Provincial Research Day at Lentegeur Hospital’s Conference Centre on 21 September 2012. Read More

EMS Alert: Motor Vehicle Accident in Tulbagh

9 September 2012

The Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a heavy motor vehicle accident in Tulbagh on 10 September 2012. Read More

Western Cape Government's Statement on the Rebuilding of GF Jooste Hospital

9 September 2012

The Western Cape Government would like to take this opportunity to address the concerns of community members as reflected by the Cape Metro Health Forum and doctors as reflected by the South African Medical Association with regard to the... Read More

Alexandra Hospital Opens R4.6 Million Renovated Outpatients Department Building

9 September 2012

Alexandra Hospital's renovated Outpatient's Department building was officially opened by the Western Cape Minister of Health, Mr Theuns Botha, and Prof Craig Househam, Western Cape Head of Health, on 10 September 2012. Read More

EMS Alert: Motor Vehicle Accident on Buitengracht Street, Cape Town

8 September 2012

Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a motor vehicle accident in the Cape Town CBD on 9 September 2012. Read More

EMS Alert: Search for Missing Capetonian Near Franschhoek

6 September 2012

The Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and other emergency voluntary services responded to a missing person call on 7 September 2012. Read More

EMS Alert: Rescuers Respond to Trench Call

3 September 2012

Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a trench call on 4 September 2012. Read More

Call Centre for Patient Complaints Yields Positive Results

3 September 2012

Within the first month since the launch of the call centre for patient complaints, the centre has logged 155 queries. Seventy-five of these queries were resolved on the same day, while 80 were referred for further investigation. Read More

EMS Alert: EMS Attends to Motor Vehicle Accident in George

2 September 2012

Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a motor vehicle accident in George on 3 September 2012. Read More

EMS Alert: Motor Vehicle Accidents - 1 and 2 September 2012

1 September 2012

Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to two major motor vehicle accidents over the weekend. 1 September 2012 Read More