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

Cavalcade Brings Santa Claus to Town

19 December 2013

Father Christmas made his early annual visit to Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital on 19 December 2013. Read More

Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital Honours Long-Serving Employees

21 November 2013

A total of 39 Red Cross Children’s Hospital employees were honoured for their many years of dedicated service to the people of the Western Cape. Read More

Red Cross Hospital Launch Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Programme

31 October 2013

The Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital launchded its Bone Anchored Hearing Aid programme on 31 October 2013 when four children were fitted with the device that enabled them to have near-normal hearing. Read More

Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital Opens New Infectious Diseases Centre

14 October 2013

Pneumonia remains the major cause of death in children worldwide despite the fact that it is preventable, according to health professionals at South Africa’s renowned children’s hospital. Read More

Saturday Surgeries Set for Third Successful Run

25 September 2013

Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital will run its third successful Saturday Surgeries initiative between September 7 and October 26. The project will alleviate waiting lists for Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) and General Paediatric Surgeries, some... Read More

New Faces on Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital Facility Board

28 August 2013

The new chairperson, Mr Usman Ahmed and deputy chairperson, Mrs Penny Gill were elected onto the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital Facility Board on Wednesday 21 August 2013. Read More

New Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital CEO Introduced

20 August 2013

Dr Matodzi Mukosi was today introduced as the new CEO of the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital. Read More

First Patient Benefits From Unique EP Studies Lab

16 August 2013

Service delivery for paediatric cardiac patients has been greatly improved by the opening of a new Electrophysiology (EP) Lab at the hospital.EP studies map irregular heartbeats (arrhythmias). Untreated arrhythmias can become life-threatening. Read More

70 International Surgeons Trained In Marathon Surgery Week

30 April 2013

International collaboration offers hope to children living with disorders of the rectum, anus, and colon. Read More

Hospital Marks Allergy Week With Lifesaving Talk

9 April 2013

To mark World Allergy Week, the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital hosted a free talk for teachers and parents on 9 April, at 4pm, to inform them of how to manage severe allergic reactions and how to reduce the risk of death. Read More

Children Undergo Life-Changing Spinal Surgery

21 February 2013

Two children had their lives changed forever after the skilled surgeons at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital and Groote Schuur Hospital operated on their spines. Read More

Surgery Head at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital Retires

31 January 2013

Renowned surgeon Professor Alastair Millar retires after decades of service. Read More