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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. The medical team delivered

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New centre at Mediclinic Hermanus offers hope to patients with chronic pain

Chronic pain management requires knowledge about the type of pain and its origin, and how each patient may respond to treatment. Orthopaedic surgeon and pain interventionist Dr Pierre de Villiers talks to us about diagnosing and managing chronic pain.

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Mediclinic hosts renowned expert on anatomical enucleation of the prostate

On Monday 27 November 2017, urologists gathered at Mediclinic Durbanville for a workshop on using the latest laser surgical techniques for benign prostatic hyperplasia. Internationally renowned Prof Thomas Herrmann joined Dr Gawie Bruwer, a urologist practising at Mediclinic Durbanville and well recognised for his cutting-edge treatment approach, for a live demonstration on using the Revolix laser for anatomical enucleation of the prostate.

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Mediclinic Thabazimbi delivers cutting-edge healthcare to rural Limpopo

From 15 December 2017, the farming and mining communities of rural Limpopo will enjoy access to world-class healthcare, in the form of all-new premises for Mediclinic Thabazimbi.

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Mediclinic collaborates with the Free State Department of Health

For Hannes van der Merwe, a 72-year-old artist whose cloudy vision had made it impossible for him to paint his beloved landscapes, and Maria Gotyana, an elderly grandmother whose failing eyesight made sewing and housework an impossibility, Wednesday 29 November was a memorable day.

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Building Baragwanath for the Children

In May 2015, the Infrastructure team from Mediclinic Southern Africa was approached by Professor Jerome Loveland, a Paediatric Surgeon working between Mediclinic Sandton and the Department of Paediatric Surgery at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, University of the Witwatersrand. His request was a simple one – could the team assist with the technical aspects of designing and building a new Paediatric Surgical Out-Patient clinic at Baragwanath Hospital.

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Mediclinic Day Clinic works with Groote Schuur to expand eye care to the community

Groote Schuur hospital once again entrusted their patients to Mediclinic for life-changing cataract operations, enabling the public hospital to focus on more urgent cases.

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Seamless cross-sector teamwork in Mediclinic’s latest collaboration

Together with the public sector, surgeons at Mediclinic Vergelegen and Strand perform life-changing eardrum repairs on both children and adults.

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Introducing Patient Safety Managers

Ensuring our patients’ safety is of such importance to Mediclinic Southern Africa, we’ve introduced Patient Safety Managers at our hospitals.

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Antibiotics: should patients always finish their course?

A recent article published in the British Medical Journal targets the ongoing debate on whether patients should stop taking antibiotics as soon as they feel better – rather than completing the course.  The new research  provides evidence that the duration of treatment can be safely reduced for specific infections.

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