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

News and Speeches for Department of Health and Wellness

R279 million of Acute Psychiatric Unit projects currently under construction

18 April 2024

R279 million of Acute Psychiatric Unit projects currently under construction in the Western Cape Read More

Painting with purpose: Youth Zone healthcare facility opens in Bellville South

18 April 2024

Painting with purpose: New Youth Zone healthcare facility opens in Bellville South  Read More

Tygerberg Hospital: Using Tootsie-Roll Technique to plug a leaky heart valve

15 April 2024

Another milestone for Tygerberg Hospital: Using Tootsie-Roll Technique to plug a leaky heart valve Read More

National health budget cut: What does this mean for the Western Cape?

10 April 2024

There have been many questions regarding the national public sector budget shortfall and how it will impact health services in the Western Cape. The public health system will remain under pressure for the next 3 to 5 years as a result of significant... Read More

Tygerberg Hospital improves quality of life of 1000 cochlear implant recipients

8 April 2024

On Saturday, 06 April 2024, the recipients of cochlear implants and their families celebrated a proud milestone at Tygerberg Hospital: its 1 000th recipient of a cochlear implant at the hospital. A cochlear implant is an electronic hearing device... Read More

148-bed Mitchells Plain Transitional Care Facility alleviates service pressures

2 April 2024

148-bedded Mitchells Plain Transitional Care Facility is alleviating service pressures on hospital platform Read More