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Tygerberg Hospital Hosts an Open Day

10 March 2010

Tygerberg Hospital will host an Open Day today on the hospital grounds, where various departments will have information stalls and material available to the public. The event will start at 10:00 and Radio Tygerberg will broadcast live from the venue. Read More

Media Alert: Tygerberg Hospital's Open Day

9 March 2010

Tygerberg Hospital will host an Open Day where various departments from the hospital will have information stalls and material available to the public. Radio Tygerberg will broadcast live from the venue. Read More

CT Scanner Donated to Groote Schuur Hospital

28 February 2010

When UCT Private Academic Hospital (UCTPAH) recently acquired a new 64-slice CT scanner, their decision to donate Read More

Red Cross Children's Hospital Glues out Problem

12 January 2010

On New Year's Day, Ophthalmology Registrar, Dr Leonard Heydenrych, was on his way to perform a sight saving operation on an 18-month-old baby at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, when he suddenly realised that the ward had run out of... Read More

Overberg accidents

10 January 2010

The Western Cape Department of Health's Metro Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a taxi accident on the R319 tonight at 18:00.A taxi overturned about 20km past Bredasdorp in the direction of Swellendam. Read More

Media Alert: Helderberg Milk Tanker Accident

7 December 2009

The Western Cape Department of Health's Metro Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Rescue is currently on the scene of a motor accident on the N2, 3km outside of Heidelberg, in the direction of Riversdale.  Read More

Tygerberg Children's Hospital Christmas Party

3 December 2009

Tygerberg Children's Hospital hosted their annual Christmas party for 400 children today. These children come from the surrounding communities and have been inpatients or outpatients at the Children's Hospital.  Read More

Media Alert: N2 Albertinia Motor Vehicle Accident

30 November 2009

The Western Cape Department of Health's Metro Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Metro Rescue is currently still on the scene of a motor vehicle accident on the N2, 10 kilometers from Albertinia in the direction of Riversdale.  Read More

Media Alert: Gynae Triage Opens

30 November 2009

Groote Schuur Hospital will have the official opening of the Gynae Triage. The upgrade took place in the ward after a generous sponsorship from MERCK/MSD.  Read More

Media Alert: Schoolbus Accidents

24 November 2009

The Western Cape Department of Health's Metro Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded this morning to two different motor vehicle accidents where busses conveying school children were involved.  Read More

Tygerberg Hospital Smile Week

17 November 2009

For nearly a decade, the Smile Foundation has proven to be more than just an NGO. They bear a resemblance to an excessively large family through their relationships with hospitals, surgeons, nurses, psychologists, celebrities and the smile children... Read More

Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leads Interfaith Service at Tygerberg Hospital

17 November 2009

Emeritus Archbishop Desmond Tutu arrived in style on a bicycle taxi at Tygerberg Children's Hospital (TBCH) today to lead an Interfaith service. He and his wife, Leah, are the patrons of the Tygerberg Children's Hospital. Read More

Media Alert: Tygerberg Hospital and the Smile Foundation

16 November 2009

For the second time in the Smile Foundation history, a Smile Week will be held at Tygerberg Hospital. More than 35 children will walk into 2010 with a beautiful smile, a facial expression they were never able to communicate with before.  Read More

Media Alert: Archbishop Tutu Leads Interfaith Service at Tygerberg Children's Hospital

16 November 2009

Come and witness how Emeritus Archbishop Desmond Tutu arrives in style on a bicycle taxi at Tygerberg Children's Hospital.  Read More

Tygerberg Academic Hospital's 20th Hartman Memorial Lecture

10 November 2009

Tygerberg Academic Hospital hosted its 20th Hartman Ceremony Awards today for nursing staff in recognition of their excellent services rendered during the year.  Read More

Official Opening of Tygerberg Hospital's Central Sterilisation Service Department

5 November 2009

After concerns and professional advice by the Infection Control and Prevention Unit at Tygerberg Hospital, a project was launched 18 months ago to revamp the new Central Sterilisation Service Department (CSSD). Read More

Media Alert: Official Opening of Tygerberg Hospital's Central Sterilisation Service Department

4 November 2009

Professor Craig Househam, Head of the Western Cape Department of Health, will officially open the new Central Sterilisation Service Department (CSSD) of Tygerberg Hospital. Read More

MEDIA ALERT: N1 Heavy Vehicle Accident

1 November 2009

The Western Cape Department of Health's Metro EMS (Emergency Medical Services) and Metro Rescue is currently on the scene of an accident on the N1 outgoing, at the Old Oak Turnoff. A heavy duty vehicle, carrying radio-active material, turned over... Read More

Media Alert: Family Education Day at Tygerberg Hospital

22 October 2009

The Nephrology ward at Tygerberg Hospital will host a family education day on Saturday, 24th October 2009. The day aims at educating relatives of patients with kidney disease on the methods of treatment and a general knowledge of kidney failure. Read More

Boost for Sterilisation Services in the Western Cape

15 October 2009

Reproductive health care should be available, accessible, appropriate and affordable to all those who require it. The use of family planning is often influenced by education, place of residence and means. Read More

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