News and Speeches for Secondary, Tertiary and Emergency Care | Western Cape Government

22Covid-19 Alerts

COVID-19 Vaccine Information and Dashboard

View Vaccine information

Other COVID-19 Information and Dashboard

View COVID-19 information

TB Information and Dashboard

View TB information

News and Speeches for Secondary, Tertiary and Emergency Care

Media Alert: EMS Responds to Motorbike Accident in Pinelands

5 January 2012

Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a motorbike accident last night. Read More

Media Alert: Silver Stream Beach Search Update

3 January 2012

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) medical and technical crews, Air Mercy Service (AMS) and the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) stood down after searching for an 18 year old male for two (2) hours. South African Police Services (SAPS) have... Read More

Media Alert: EMS Responds to Silver Stream Beach Search

3 January 2012

Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) was called out to a beach search at Silver Stream Beach. Read More

Media Alert: EMS Responds to Lion's Head Rescue Call

3 January 2012

Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) recently responded to a mountain rescue and aquatic call. Read More

EMS Responds to Accident on R300

28 December 2011

Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a motor vehicle accident: Read More

EMS Responds to Four Major Motor Vehicle Accidents

20 December 2011

The Western Cape Government Health: Emergency Medical Services responded to various accidents last night and in the early hours of the morning.Tuesday, 20 December 2011: Read More

Boy Gets Gift Of Normal Breathing For Christmas

17 December 2011

Years of difficulty have finally come to an end for a family from Plettenberg Bay - and just in time for Christmas. Read More

EMS Mountain Rescue - 13 and 14 December 2011

13 December 2011

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a mountain rescue which started on Tuesday night, 13 December 2011. Read More

New Paediatric Ambulance to Service the George Community

11 December 2011

The Children's Hospital Trust handed over a fully equipped paediatric ambulance to Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) on 12 December 2011 as part of the partnership between Western Cape Government Health's EMS and the... Read More

Media Alert: George EMS Paediatric Ambulance Handover

11 December 2011

The Red Cross Children's Hospital Trust will hand over a fully equipped paediatric ambulance to Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) as part of the partnership between Western Cape Government Health's EMS and the... Read More

DG Murray Trust Donates a Catheterisation Laboratory to Tygerberg Hospital Worth R12 Million

6 December 2011

A Catheterisation Laboratory was donated to Tygerberg Hospital in the year 2000. Since then, it had become less reliable and needed to be replaced by newer, more modern equipment. Read More

Media Alert: Emergency Medical Services Long Service Awards Ceremony

6 December 2011

Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, will award 15 Emergency Medical Services personnel for 20 years of public service. It is a great opportunity to meet the action men and women behind the scenes who play a crucial role in emergency... Read More

Media Alert: EMS Rescue Calls - 5 and 6 December 2011

5 December 2011

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to two motor vehicle accidents recently: Read More

Media Alert: EMS Biker Blood Run 2011

1 December 2011

Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in collaboration with the Western Province Blood Transfusion Service (WPBTS) will host their fifth annual Biker Blood Run this Saturday. Last year EMS raised enough blood units to... Read More

Media Alert: Update on EMS Rescue Call at Maclears Beacon, Table Mountain - 30 November 2011

30 November 2011

Western Cape Government Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a rescue yesterday, 30 November 2011, at Maclears Beacon, Table Mountain. Read More

Emergency Medical Calls - 30 November 2011

29 November 2011

Western Cape Government Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to three rescues today. Read More

Foschini Group Funding Helps Groote Schuur Hospital Refurbish Maternity Centre Patient Lounges

28 November 2011

Sitting in the Maternity Patient Centre Lounges waiting to be seen by a doctor or waiting to go home has not always been a pleasant experience. Read More

Media Alert: Tygerberg Hospital Celebrates End-of-Year Functions with Emo Adams

27 November 2011

Tygerberg Hospital's Facility Board will sponsor the end-of-year functions for the Tygerberg Hospital staff over a period of three days from 29 November 2011 to 1 December 2011. Read More

NTP Donates PET-CT Scanner to Tygerberg Hospital

24 November 2011

Today, Western Cape Government Health, NTP Radioisotopes (Pty) Ltd and its parent company Necsa will be celebrating the intermediate phase of installing a R32-million Positron Emission Tomography - Computed Tomography (PET-CT) scanner at Tygerberg... Read More

Dental Surgery Waiting List Reduced by 75%

20 November 2011

A simple strategy has helped patients at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital to get lifesaving treatment sooner. Read More

Pages