News and Speeches for Department of Health | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Health

New Psychiatric Unit first of its kind in Cape Winelands District

30 August 2016

The Cape Winelands District is now home to a fully functional Psychiatric Unit, which is the first of its kind for the region. Read More

Nursing Training Scams

29 August 2016

The Western Cape Government Health has been alerted to nursing training scams and is asking all citizens especially learners and parents to be extra vigilant. Read More

Case Manager Recognised as SA’s Best

25 August 2016

Helen van As, Case Manager at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, was recently named the 2016 National Public Sector Case Manager of the Year. The Awards Ceremony took place at the National Public Sector Case Management Conference in Port... Read More

First Patient moved into New ICU

18 August 2016

Three-week-old Sha-annoor Abul, from Darling, was the very first patient welcomed to the new Medical Wing of the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital after ICU staff started moving the patients from the... Read More

Enhanced Safety measures for Health Staff

17 August 2016

Today (15 August 2016), the Western Cape Health Department launched Operation Khuseleka, a staff safety initiative. Read More

Be a Women of Worth during Women’s month

4 August 2016

It is that time of the year where women are celebrated for who they are “the rock of the nation”. Women are the ones who often neglect their health to put that of their families ahead of their own. Between July – September, the Western Cape... Read More