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Skills

Managing the effects of multi-stage events on kidney function

During each ABSA Cape Epic, Mediclinic deploys a team of clinicians, ranging from doctors and nurses to emergency medical personnel, to assist any rider in difficulty.

Business

Mediclinic invests in environmentally friendly energy

Mediclinic Southern Africa continues to invest in solar energy as part of their focus on reducing their carbon footprint.

Innovation

World-leading pelvic floor centre reduces the need for repeat surgeries

One in 11 women will need surgery for pelvic organ prolapse (POP) or a leaking bladder by age 85 and 30% will need a second operation within two years. Using a comprehensive approach from medical doctors, physiotherapists and dietitians, the Cura Pelvi unit in Mediclinic Midstream has decreased recurrent surgery to only 5%.

CSI

Robotic surgery offering extended to 10 state sector patients

While awaiting pre-meds ahead of surgery to remove his prostate gland, Cape Town builder John Vraagom shared a few jokes. “My job is to build walls: I keep skelms out of your house,” he laughed. “Now tell me more about the robot that is going to cure my cancer!” 

CSI

Mediclinic again pledges commitment to the public health sector

All sides played their part in the latest chapter of the ongoing public-private partnership between Mediclinic and the Department of Health. Private urologists and other specialists offered their pro-bono services to perform life-saving prostatectomy surgeries on 10 patients from Tygerberg Hospital, using the innovative da Vinci robotic surgical system at Mediclinic Durbanville.

Innovation

First Malignant Hyperthermia Laboratory in Africa Opens at Mediclinic Midstream

The MH laboratory identifies patients and families at risk for this life-threatening autosomal inherited abnormality.

Innovation

Mediclinic Pietermaritzburg Surgeons Perform Unique Excision of a Nasal Tumour

For two years, Peter Edmonds, a 62-year-old owner of a farm maintenance business outside of Pietermaritzburg, suffered from a blocked nose. He endured constant headaches and often felt listless after not getting enough sleep at night.

Business

How to Plan for Infection Control

Patient Safety has always been a priority for Mediclinic and complying with Infection Prevention and control (IPC) principles was always a key consideration when new buildings have been designed.

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