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Western Cape Government Health Geared for Emergencies During Festive Season

19 December 2014

Statistics have shown that during the Festive Season, not only do motor vehicle accidents increase but the number of visitors to Emergency Centres due to festivity related injuries also show an upward trend. Read More

Santa brings Christmas Magic to Red Cross Children’s Hospital

18 December 2014

Father Christmas took time out from his busy schedule to make an early annual visit to the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital on 18 December 2014. Read More

Red Cross Honours 50 Dedicated Employees at Long Service Awards

8 December 2014

Dedicated employees, who have been working for Western Cape Government Health for 20, 30 and 40 years, were honoured at a special Long Service Awards ceremony at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital on 8 December 2014. Read More

HealthNet Fleet Gains Ten Tailor-made Wheelchair Patient Transporters

2 December 2014

This morning, ahead of the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities being commemorated tomorrow, the Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, viewed the new wheelchair patient transporters that have been added to the... Read More

Western Cape ART-Adherence Treatment Clubs and Preventative Therapy for Newborns

1 December 2014

Based on the various challenges faced by Youth and Men, who feel that health services are not geared to meet their needs, or feel discriminated against by staff, Western Cape Government Health decided to make these two groups the focal point for... Read More

Khayelitsha Hospital Thuthuzela Care Centre

1 December 2014

Support For Abuse Victims At Khayelitsha Hospital  Read More