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In Roaring Good Health

Chaos made headlines around the world as the first lion to undergo radiation treatment in a human clinic, Mediclinic Muelmed, for two cancerous lesions on his nose. He was diagnosed


Mediclinic Vereeniging Offers Improved Radiotherapy

The Elekta Synergy Platform Linear Accelerator offers highly targeted radiotherapy equipment with advanced imaging technology, which allows clinicians to treat smaller tumours and reduce radiotherapy impacts on healthy tissue. New


Dr Gareth Tarr – Rheumatology practice delivering well rounded support

If you walk into the Winelands Rheumatology practice based in Stellenbosch, one does not get the usual feeling of a classic sterile environment or cold waiting room. There is almost


Stroke treatment begins with ER24

ER24 plays a key role in implementing Mediclinic’s cutting-edge stroke protocols, even before their paramedics arrive on the scene. Strokes are a significant cause of mortality and morbidity in South


Mediclinic’s new multidisciplinary approach to stroke care

To ensure stroke patients receive the right treatment at the right time, Mediclinic’s innovative Stroke Project incorporates a range of expertise. A stroke is a genuine medical emergency that requires


Dr Richard De Villiers – Reimagining

Winelands Radiology at Mediclinic Winelands Orthopaedic Hospital is a dedicated musculoskeletal radiology unit and is the first within the Mediclinic group. Winelands Radiology has a second smaller satellite unit at


The future of race medicine

Mediclinic unveiled Scinapse, a cutting-edge patient-records app, at the 2019 Cape Town Marathon. Mediclinic provides quality medical assistance at a range of renowned sporting events in South Africa, including the


Dr Rust Theron receives Distinguished Visitor Award

Dr Rust Theron is a well-known figure around Cape Town. He is a physician, as well as a pioneer in training medical students in private practice at Mediclinic Durbanville. His


The history of Mediclinic’s stroke initiative

Mediclinic hospitals now provide a streamlined, standardised approach to treat and manage stroke patients. Emergency Medicine Manager Dr Melanie Stander explains how this innovative new approach came about. “For the


A new solution to managing chronic pain offers long-term relief

Pain is a daily challenge that many people have to contend with. When it is a chronic condition, this can drastically affect the patient’s quality of life. Dr Andries Oberholzer