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Summary of Christmas Babies

25 December 2010

The total number of children born yesterday on Christmas in the Western Cape is 110 of which 64 are boys and 46 girls. Read More

Christmas Babies

24 December 2010

The Western Cape Department of Health is proud to announce that the first babies to be born on Christmas, is Babies Gordon (girl) and Davids (boy) at Paarl Hospital and Bishop Lavis Midwife Obstetrics Unit (MOU). Both babies were born at 12:20 and... Read More

Breakthrough Operation at Tygerberg Hospital

1 December 2010

Yesterday history was made at Tygerberg Hospital, when a thirty-eight (38) year old lady, who had a previous double valve replacement in 1989, received a tricuspid valve via a catheter that was inserted into her neck vein and then deployed inside... Read More

Media Alert: Tygerberg Children's Hospital Christmas Party

24 November 2010

Tygerberg Children's Hospital will host their annual Christmas Party for four hundred (400) patients at the hospital. The children come from various areas surrounding areas and have been either inpatients or outpatients at the hospital. Read More

The Vodacom Smile Week Comes to Tygerberg Academic Hospital this November

15 November 2010

From 15 - 19 November, the Smile Foundation will provide approximately fourteen (14) children with cranio-facial and cleft surgery in Tygerberg Academic Hospital's world-class theatres. Read More

Joint Conference: Infection Prevention and Control Africa Network (IPCAN) and the International Federation of Infection Control (IFIC)

26 August 2010

Infection Prevention and Control African Network (IPCAN) is a recently formed organisation for infection prevention and control in the African region. It is holding its Second International conference at Spier Estate, Stellenbosch this year and the... Read More

Young Tygerberg Hospital Patient's Dream Fulfilled

26 August 2010

Reach For A Dream fulfils the dreams of children with life-threatening illnesses and works very closely with Tygerberg Hospital's Paediatric Ward (G3). Read More

Tygerberg Hospital Hosts an Open Day

10 March 2010

Tygerberg Hospital will host an Open Day today on the hospital grounds, where various departments will have information stalls and material available to the public. The event will start at 10:00 and Radio Tygerberg will broadcast live from the venue. Read More

Media Alert: Tygerberg Hospital's Open Day

9 March 2010

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

Tygerberg Children's Hospital Christmas Party

3 December 2009

Tygerberg Children's Hospital hosted their annual Christmas party for 400 children today. These children come from the surrounding communities and have been inpatients or outpatients at the Children's Hospital.  Read More

Tygerberg Hospital Smile Week

17 November 2009

For nearly a decade, the Smile Foundation has proven to be more than just an NGO. They bear a resemblance to an excessively large family through their relationships with hospitals, surgeons, nurses, psychologists, celebrities and the smile children... Read More

Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leads Interfaith Service at Tygerberg Hospital

17 November 2009

Emeritus Archbishop Desmond Tutu arrived in style on a bicycle taxi at Tygerberg Children's Hospital (TBCH) today to lead an Interfaith service. He and his wife, Leah, are the patrons of the Tygerberg Children's Hospital. Read More

Media Alert: Tygerberg Hospital and the Smile Foundation

16 November 2009

For the second time in the Smile Foundation history, a Smile Week will be held at Tygerberg Hospital. More than 35 children will walk into 2010 with a beautiful smile, a facial expression they were never able to communicate with before.  Read More

Media Alert: Archbishop Tutu Leads Interfaith Service at Tygerberg Children's Hospital

16 November 2009

Come and witness how Emeritus Archbishop Desmond Tutu arrives in style on a bicycle taxi at Tygerberg Children's Hospital.  Read More

Tygerberg Academic Hospital's 20th Hartman Memorial Lecture

10 November 2009

Tygerberg Academic Hospital hosted its 20th Hartman Ceremony Awards today for nursing staff in recognition of their excellent services rendered during the year.  Read More

Official Opening of Tygerberg Hospital's Central Sterilisation Service Department

5 November 2009

After concerns and professional advice by the Infection Control and Prevention Unit at Tygerberg Hospital, a project was launched 18 months ago to revamp the new Central Sterilisation Service Department (CSSD). Read More

Media Alert: Official Opening of Tygerberg Hospital's Central Sterilisation Service Department

4 November 2009

Professor Craig Househam, Head of the Western Cape Department of Health, will officially open the new Central Sterilisation Service Department (CSSD) of Tygerberg Hospital. Read More

Media Alert: Family Education Day at Tygerberg Hospital

22 October 2009

The Nephrology ward at Tygerberg Hospital will host a family education day on Saturday, 24th October 2009. The day aims at educating relatives of patients with kidney disease on the methods of treatment and a general knowledge of kidney failure. Read More

Boost for Sterilisation Services in the Western Cape

15 October 2009

Reproductive health care should be available, accessible, appropriate and affordable to all those who require it. The use of family planning is often influenced by education, place of residence and means. Read More

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

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