News and Speeches for Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital

Surgeons Reconstruct Preschooler's Crushed Hand at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital

23 December 2010

Lilitha Gazi nearly lost the use of her right hand when it was crushed in an accident. But thanks to the quick intervention of the plastic surgery department at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital the five-year-old should have almost complete... Read More

Christmas Visit has a Sporty Flavour

13 December 2010

This year's Arrival of Father and Mother Christmas at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital on December 14 was made extra special by the guests who escorted them to the hospital. Read More

Media Alert: Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital Special Guests from the North Pole

12 December 2010

Father and Mother Christmas are expected to arrive with their usual flair, at the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital on December 14. Read More

Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital Honours Dedicated Staff at Long Service Awards

15 November 2010

Dedicated employees who have been working for Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital for twenty (20), thirty (30) and forty (40) years, were honoured at Long Service Awards on Tuesday November 16. Read More

German Company Donates Further Ten Million Rand towards Endoscopic Training

25 October 2010

Theuns Botha, Western Cape Minister of Health, yesterday afternoon met with Dr. Read More

Occupational Therapists Celebrated at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital

14 October 2010

This year, Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital (RCWMCH) will host the annual Metro Occupational Therapists in Health forum at the Staff Education Centre on Friday October 15. Read More

Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital Takes a Stand Against Fraudulent Fundraising

13 October 2010

It has been brought to hospital management's attention that a number of people have been fundraising fraudulently under the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital name - some of them from as far away as KwaZulu-Natal. Read More

Khayelitsha Boy Saves Friend from Fire

3 October 2010

Local hero Lubalalo Msutwana, from Khayelitsha, was presented with a gift as reward for his bravery while recovering at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital on Wednesday September 30. Read More

Western Cape Health MEC Opens Red Cross' New Surgical Ward

20 September 2010

The new D1 Specialist Surgical Ward at the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital opened on 21 September 2010. Read More

Grateful Parent Throws Party for Staff

5 September 2010

Lindokuhle Dlakavu celebrated her second birthday with the staff who nursed her back to health at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital on September 6, at the Staff Education Centre. Read More

Children's Smiles Fixed in Surgery Partnership

11 August 2010

This year's annual Smile Week, at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, which took place from August 2 until August 6, was a huge success, with twenty four (24) children undergoing cleft lip and palate, cranio-facial and hand surgeries - nine... Read More

Hospital Gives Record Number of Children Specialised Procedure in One Day

11 July 2010

On Friday 9 July 2010, five children, two of whom are younger than two months old, have had vascular access lines inserted in their neck veins at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital. Read More

Friends of the Children's Hospital Association (FOCHA) Help's Patient to Breathe Easy

27 June 2010

Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital patient, Daurelle Crotz, of Bellville, can breathe easy once more, thanks to a R80 000 donation by the pupils of Springfield Convent School in Wynberg to the Friends of the Children's Hospital Association (... Read More

Royalty Visits Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital

17 June 2010

On Friday 18 June 2010 at 15h30 Prince William and Prince Harry visited the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa. The Hospital is the only specialist hospital in southern Africa dedicated entirely to children. Read More

Red Cross Partners with City of Cape Town for International Children's Day

31 May 2010

Wally 107, the big, blue telephone handset mascot for the City of Cape Town's emergency services, entertained patients, parents and staff at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital on International Children's Day, June 1, 2010. Read More

Red Cross Hospital Patients Get an Early Taste of the World Cup

17 May 2010

Artists brought the World Cup to patients ahead of the kick off of the first game when they, in conjunction with 2010 Fine Art, painted a soccer-themed montage for the hospital. Read More

Red Cross Hospital Gets a New CT Scanner

14 April 2010

The new Computerised Tomography (CT) Unit was opened by Health MEC Theuns Botha and Dr Dimitri Erasmus in the Radiology Department on Thursday 15 April 2010. 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