News and Speeches for Department of Health | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Health

Christmas Babies 2017

26 December 2017

The Western Cape Government Health is proud to announce the birth of two hundred and three babies as reported by public health facilities throughout the Western Cape from midnight on Christmas Day 2017. Read More

Placements of Medical Interns and Community Service Professionals

18 December 2017

The Western Cape Government Health (WCGH) understands fully the anxiety of young health professionals (doctors and all other categories of health professionals, e.g. Read More

Groote Schuur Hospital performs first ever bilateral sequential lung transplant

14 December 2017

Groote Schuur Hospital performs first ever bilateral sequential lung transplant in the Western Cape and the first in the state sector nationally   Read More

Emergency services technology solution is the first of its kind in Africa

5 December 2017

Innovative digital technology will be used to enhance Emergency Medical Service (EMS) coordination over the festive season. The technology will support the dual objectives of patient-centred care, and EMS staff safety. Read More