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Media Alert: Boost for Sterilisation Services in the Western Cape

15 October 2009

The Association for Voluntary Sterilisation of South Africa (AVSSA) and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Tygerberg Hospital have united in a joint venture to better the quality of sterilisation services in the Western Cape. Read More

World Mental Health Day

8 October 2009

Tomorrow, 10 October 2009 is World Mental Health Day. Read More

N1 Laingsburg Accident Update

16 September 2009

The Western Cape Department of Health's Metro EMS (Emergency Medical Services) reported earlier today about an accident on the N1 between Laingsburg and Beaufort West in which five people were reportedly killed. Read More

N1 Laingsburg Accident

16 September 2009

The Western Cape Department of Health's Metro EMS (Emergency Medical Services) and Rescue received a call at 07:39 this morning about a serious traffic accident on the N1, twenty kilometers from Laingsburg in the direction of Beaufort West. Read More

Grand Opening of the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital's Operating Theatre Complex

14 September 2009

The Western Cape Department of Health and the Children's Hospital Trust of the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital will host the opening of the completed Operating Theatre Complex. Read More

Bus Accident on R27

10 September 2009

The Western Cape Department of Health's Metro Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is currently at an accident scene on the R27 between the Atlantis and Melkbosstrand turnoff. A South African Police Services (SAPS) Bus and VW Jetta were involved in this... Read More

6-year-old Drummer, Daniel Petersen III, Visited Tygerberg Children's Hospital

9 September 2009

Six-year-old drummer, Daniel Petersen III, visited Tygerberg Children's Hospital today. The Daniel Petersen Foundation has identified the Tygerberg Children's Hospital as the beneficiary of Daniel's humanitarian efforts. Read More

6 Year Old Drummer, Daniel Petersen III visits Tygerberg Children's Hospital

9 September 2009

On 10 September 2009, South Africa's youngest and most famous, six-year-old drummer, Daniel Petersen III, will be visiting Tygerberg Children's Hospital. Not only will Daniel hand out educational books and toys but he will also perform for the... Read More

Railway Accident

8 September 2009

The Western Cape Department of Health's Metro EMS (Emergency Medical Services) received a call this morning at 09:24 about a railway accident. A train drove over a Light Duty Vehicle between the Stellenbosch and Vlottenberg Railway stations. Read More

N2 Taxi Accident

7 September 2009

The Western Cape Department of Health Metro EMS received a call at 13:05 today of a taxi accident. A taxi lost control and overturned on the N2 incoming, pass the Athlone turnoff. Read More

Update on Hot Air Balloon Crash in Oudtshoorn

2 September 2009

Metro Emergency Medical Services (EMS) reported yesterday about a hot air balloon incident in Oudtshoorn in which two people were slightly injured. Read More

Hot Air Balloon Crashes in Oudtshoorn

1 September 2009

Metro Emergency Medical Services (EMS) received a call at 07:19 this morning (Wednesday 02 September 2009) of a hot air balloon that crash-landed in the Oudtshoorn district. The incident happened on the Stolsvlakte Road. Read More

Lansdowne Road Bus Accident

1 September 2009

Metro EMS (Emergency Medical Services) received a call at 08:57 this morning (Monday 24 August) of a bus accident in Landsdowne Road, Mannenberg. A bus drove into the rear of another bus under the Vanguard Drive Bridge, in the direction of Wetton... Read More

Royal Visit to Red Cross Children's Hospital

17 October 2006

Prince Edward Count of Wessex and Sophie, Countess of Wessex, visited the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital on Mo Read More

Tygerberg's School of Nursing Delivers Excellence in Training

8 February 2006

Tygerberg Hospital Nurse Training School excel Read More

New Hope for Breast Cancer Sufferers

26 January 2006

New state-of-the-art equipment was installed at Tygerberg Hospital to service the community more effectively. The afterloader, that was acquired at a cost of R3,2 million, will increase the spectrum of radiation treatments available to patients in... Read More

Call to Celebrate! 50 Years at Red Cross Children's Hospital

16 January 2006

2006 is the 50th Anniversary of our hospital and we intend celebrating the event. The formal handing over of the Hospital by the S.A. Red Cross Society to the Provincial Administration of the Cape of Good Hope, was held on 29th February 1956. Read More

Training in Infection Control Offered

20 October 2005

"The basis of infection control is training and the country needs people who are trained to address deficiencies that lead to infection outbreaks in hospitals and communities - such as the prevention of infection, the prudent use of antibiotics and... Read More

World Retina Week 19th to 25th September 2005: Call to Action

14 September 2005

CALL TO ACTION Retina South Africa joins 47 countries in September to create awareness of retinal blinding conditions such as: Read More

Robbie Nurock Community Health Centre Turns 100

13 September 2005

Robbie Nurock Community Health Centre (CHC) celebrates one hundred years of health service delivery to the community this year. Centenary celebrations are on 29 September 2005 at Robbie Nurock CHC at 89 Buitenkant Street, Cape Town from 11:00 to... Read More

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