Media Alert: Mitchell's Plain Community Health Centre Opens New Dermatology Clinic
On Tuesday, 25 October 2011, the Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, will officially open the new Dermatology Clinic at the Mitchell's Plain Community Health Centre. The new development comes a year after a new 24-hour Emergency Trauma Unit was opened at the facility, which provides a full range of services at primary level.
The Paediatric Dermatology Clinic will operate on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday mornings and afternoons and Friday mornings only. The clinic sees paediatric patients from as young as one month old. Primary and high school children are accommodated in the afternoon sessions. Since the clinic has been in operation, it has seen 149 patients in June and 195 patients in July 2011.
The clinic will accept down referrals from Groote Schuur Hospital, Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital and all the City of Cape Town clinics, as well as walk-in clients who made an appointment at the Helpdesk or called the facility on 021 392 5162.
Date: Tuesday, 25 October 2011
Venue: Mitchell's Plain Community Health Centre
Time: 11:00 - 13:00