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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.

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Mediclinic is prepared for Day Zero

All our facilities in the Western Cape have failsafe water contingency measures in place for Day Zero.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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