News and Speeches for Department of Health and Wellness | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Health and Wellness

Tygerberg Hospital Doctor Performs Successful Skin Culture Transplant

27 May 2015

In another bold and innovative breakthrough, the Western Cape Government Health can proudly announce a ground-breaking technique by a team of doctors at Tygerberg Hospital and Stellenbosch University as they performed the world’s first successful... Read More

Minister Mbombo opens Victoria Hospital’s refurbished Forensic Unit

26 May 2015

Minister Mbombo opened Victoria Hospital’s refurbished Clinical Forensic Unit Monday, 25 May 2015 Read More

The Gift of Life

21 May 2015

Four persons have a chance to enjoy an improved quality of life due to a competent medical team and a set of parents’ brave decision to donate their son’s organs after a tragic incident earlier this year. Read More

Tygerberg Hospital’s endoscopic surgeon chosen to serve on international society

19 May 2015

Tygerberg Hospital’s endoscopic surgeon chosen to serve on International Society of Gynaecological Endoscopists (ISGE) Read More

Metropolitan Refurbished Hospital Common Room for Nurses Day

12 May 2015

Metropolitan, one of South Africa’s leading financial services and healthcare companies, refurbished the nurses’ common room at Tygerberg Hospital as a thank you to nurses. It was unveiled to hospital staff on 12 May 2015 in honour of International... Read More

National Burns Awareness Week: Be Prepared for an Emergency

6 May 2015

Burn injuries happen in seconds, but can change a person’s life forever. It is one of the most common and devastating forms of trauma and have the potential to cause death, lifelong scarring, disfigurement and dysfunction – often resulting in... Read More

Donation helps Speech Therapist transform Children’s Lives

5 May 2015

Being able to communicate effectively is essential to a child’s success. Poor communication skills can have a serious and detrimental effect on people’s lives. To minimise the damage, therapy should begin as soon as possible.  Read More