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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!” 


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.


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.


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.


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.


Antimicrobial Resistance: Key Facts

Mediclinic is continually involved in the process of seeking solutions to the many daunting challenges faced by the healthcare industry, including infection prevention. Antimicrobial resistance and hospital-acquired infections are on the rise worldwide, and the prevention of these healthcare-associated infections (HAI) is a major challenge for both private and public healthcare systems.


Mediclinic and ER24 at the HSBC Cape Town Sevens

Mediclinic Southern Africa and ER24 were proud to provide world class medical support to the HSBC Sevens Rugby tournament hosted at Cape Town stadium in December.