News and Speeches for Groote Schuur Hospital

Nursing Profession Victorious in the 2012 Provincial Cecilia Makiwane Nurses' Recognition Awards

30 October 2012

The annual Cecilia Makiwane Nursing Awards ceremony was held on the 30th October 2012 at the Stellenbosch Town Hall. The award is an initiative of the National Ministry of Health, in partnership with the provincial departments. 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

Groote Schuur Hospital Welcomes Golf Carts Donation

10 October 2011

In addition to the two golf carts that are already used to assist with patient transport at Groote Schuur Hospital, the Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, today received two new golf carts from the Wembley Group. Read More

Media Alert: Wembley Group Donates Golf Carts to Groote Schuur Hospital

9 October 2011

The Wembley Group will officially hand over two new golf carts to Groote Schuur Hospital on Tuesday, 11 October 2011. The golf carts will be used to transport patients at the facility. Read More

Groote Schuur Unveils Improved Telecommunication Services

30 August 2011

Groote Schuur Hospital always prides itself on providing the best service to the public. We want the public to feel safe when they are at the hospital, and communication with the hospital from outside must be quickly accessible at all times. Read More

Media Alert: Security and Telephone Upgrades at Groote Schuur Hospital

28 August 2011

Groote Schuur Hospital will be having an official opening of its CCTV Control Room and the introduction of the hospital's improved telephone system. Minister Theuns Botha, Minister of Health in the Western Cape, will make the keynote address at the... Read More

Tollman Donation to Renal Unit for Dialysis

30 June 2011

Groote Schuur is proud to announce a generous donation of R525 000 to its Renal Unit from Dr Arnold Tollman's family. Arnold Tollman, who was born in Cape Town, suffered from kidney disease for an extensive period of his life and required a kidney... Read More

Media Alert: Groote Schuur Hospital Celebrates Donation of Skin Laser Machine from Oasis

7 March 2011

Groote Schuur hospital has received a shot in the arm with the donation of a skin laser machine, worth about R1 million, and the refurbishment of the hospital's Dermatology Unit. This was made possible with funds from the Oasis Crescent Fund Trust. Read More

First Bone-Anchored Hearing Aid Implant at Groote Schuur

22 February 2011

On the 23rd of February 2011, Dr Estie Meyer, an ear surgeon at the Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, will be implanting the first Bone-Anchored Hearing Aid (BAHA) at a state hospital in the Western Cape. Read More

Media Alert: First Bone-Anchored Hearing Aid at Groote Schuur

21 February 2011

On the 23rd of February 2011, an Ear Surgeon at Groote Schuur Hospital will be implanting the first Bone-Anchored Hearing Aid (BAHA) at a state hospital in the Western Cape. The first recipients of the BAHA are two children with hearing loss who... Read More

Media Alert: Groote Schuur Hospital Telephone Exchange Upgrade

21 November 2010

Groote Schuur Hospital will install its new telephone operating system on Wednesday, 24 November 2010 between 22h00 and 23h59. Read More

CT Scanner Donated to Groote Schuur Hospital

28 February 2010

When UCT Private Academic Hospital (UCTPAH) recently acquired a new 64-slice CT scanner, their decision to donate Read More

Media Alert: Gynae Triage Opens

30 November 2009

Groote Schuur Hospital will have the official opening of the Gynae Triage. The upgrade took place in the ward after a generous sponsorship from MERCK/MSD.  Read More