News and Speeches for Department of Health | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Health

Incidence and Prevalence of Stroke a Growing Concern - Mbombo

25 October 2017

Advances in stroke rehabilitation in the Western Cape have reduced severe disability and the need for institutionalisation; however the incidence and prevalence of stroke victims is still increasing and remains the third leading cause of death in... Read More

Minister Mbombo officially opens the Knysna wards and conducts oversight visits

24 October 2017

Western Cape Health Minister, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo visited the Eden District to conduct oversight visits and hold several meetings with community leaders. Read More

Western Cape Health Minister – help is available for matriculants

24 October 2017

Western Cape Health Minister, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo – help is available for matriculants Read More

Major renovations completed at local hospital

23 October 2017

Knysna Hospital has enjoyed large scale renovations during the last couple of years. The newly revamped Emergency Centre (EC) was opened in 2014 and today, 23 October 2017, the official opening of the rest of the wards took place. Read More

Meeting with the MJC on the high case load experienced by FPS in the Metropole

17 October 2017

Statement by the Western Cape Government Health following the meeting with the Muslim Judicial Council on the extremely high case load experienced by Forensic Pathology Services in the Metropole Read More

Forensic Pathology Services in the Metropole experiencing very high case load

11 October 2017

Public Notice : 11 October 2017 Forensic Pathology Services in the Metropole experiencing very high case load Read More