News and Speeches for Tygerberg Hospital

Tygerberg Hospital honored 496 long-serving employees

3 November 2016

Tygerberg Hospital held a special long-service awards ceremony for employees who have been employed by the Western Cape Government for the past 10, 20, 30, and 40 years. Read More

Tygerberg Hospital awarded their Nursing Staff in clinical excellence

26 October 2016

Tygerberg Hospital hosted the 27th Hartman Ceremony Awards to recognize the excellent services rendered by the Nursing staff during the year. The ceremony for awarding Nurses for excellence in clinical Nursing is named after Miss M. Hartman, the... Read More


11 September 2015

The Radiation Department at Tygerberg Hospital provides radiotherapy services to an ever increasing number of cancer patients from the surrounding communities and rural areas in the Western Cape. Read More

Metropolitan Refurbished Hospital Common Room for Nurses Day

12 May 2015

Metropolitan, one of South Africa’s leading financial services and healthcare companies, refurbished the nurses’ common room at Tygerberg Hospital as a thank you to nurses. It was unveiled to hospital staff on 12 May 2015 in honour of International... Read More

Dedicated Adolescent Psychiatry Unit Opened at Tygerberg Hospital

25 June 2013

Tygerberg Hospital’s new psychiatry unit caters for the unique needs of adolescent patients. Read More

Western Cape Government Deeply Saddened by Death of Dr Louis Heyns

30 May 2013

The Western Cape Government, Health, management and staff learnt with shock and deep sadness today of the death of Dr Louis Heyns of the Department of Paediatrics. Dr Heyns had been missing since Wednesday 22nd of May 2013. Read More

Tygerberg Hospital Celebrates International Nurses' Day

15 May 2013

Annual international event honours the contributions nurses make to society. Read More

Patients Benefit from R40 000 Dis-Chem Cape Town Donation

11 April 2013

A generous donation by Dis-Chem Cape Town is giving state funding a reprieve. The pharmaceutical retailer donated R40 000 worth of hygiene products to Tygerberg Hospital. Read More

Tygerberg Hospital's Long-Serving Employees Honoured

24 October 2012

Tygerberg Hospital held a special long-service awards ceremony for employees who have been employed by the Western Cape Government for the past 20, 30, and 40 years on 24 October 2012. Read More

Tygerberg Hospital Telephone Lines Restored

12 June 2012

Tygerberg Hospital's telephone system has been restored and all telephone lines are working. The community can now phone the hospital directly. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Read More

Minister Botha Opens New R15.6 Million PET/CT Centre at Tygerberg Hospital

18 April 2012

On 19 April 2012, the Western Cape Government, NTP Radioisotopes (Pty) Ltd and its parent company Necsa (the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation) celebrated the official opening of the PET/CT Centre at Tygerberg Hospital. Read More

Tygerberg Hospital Hosts Open Day

11 April 2012

Tygerberg Hospital is hosting an open day on Thursday, 12 April 2012, on the hospital grounds, where various departments will have information stalls and material available to the public. The event will start at 09:00 and Good Hope FM will broadcast... 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: 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

Media Alert: Medi-Clinic Donates ICU Beds to Tygerberg Hospital

2 October 2011

For the first time in the history of Tygerberg Hospital, its cardiac ICU beds will be replaced after Medi-Clinic donated 28 cardiac ICU beds to the hospital. These beds will replace all of the out-dated and broken beds that are currently in use in... Read More

Upgrades at Tygerberg Hospital's Pharmacy

24 August 2011

The working areas of the pharmacy at Tygerberg Hospital have recently undergone significant changes, which has improved patients' experience when visiting the hospital. These changes also enhanced and boosted staff morale at the pharmacy. Read More

Media Alert: Tygerberg Hospital to Host an Open Day on 17 March 2011

15 March 2011

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

Media Alert: Tygerberg Hospital Cochlear Implant Unit's 400th Hearing Impaired Patient to be Connected to Sound

20 January 2011

On 24 January 2011, the Tygerberg Hospital Cochlear Implant Unit will perform their 400th cochlear implant. Connor Muller (five) of Plumstead will receive a cochlear implant that will ultimately improve his hearing, speech and language development. Read More