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New 15,000m2 Mediclinic hospital for Stellenbosch

Atterbury is developing the new R350m, 15,000m2 Mediclinic hospital in Stellenbosch...

18 Sep 2017

#WomensMonth: Nursing education creates empowerment

In South Africa, only 28% of senior management positions are held by women...

10 Aug 2017

Mediclinic enters primary healthcare market

Mediclinic Southern Africa has expanded its base into the primary healthcare market by buying into the Intercare group of companies...

7 Aug 2017

Cure Day Clinics: a vote of confidence in COHSASA accreditation programmes

To ensure that it provides safe, quality care to all its patients, the Cure Day Clinics Group is entering all its hospitals in the quality improvement and accreditation programme of the Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa...

Issued by COHSASA 2 Aug 2017

Mediclinic CEO to retire

Mediclinic International's chief executive, Danie Meintjes has announced he will retire by 31 July 2018...

28 Jul 2017

Clinical Management of Mediclinic Morningside receives Quality Award

Proud members of the Mediclinic Morningside Clinical Management Team received the Katrin Kleijnhans Quality Trophy from the CEO of The Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa, Jacqui Stewart...

Issued by COHSASA 27 Jul 2017

COHSASA appoints new board members, changes in leadership

COHSASA welcomed three new board members at its quarterly May 2017 meeting to take the vision and mission of the organisation forward. There was also a change of leadership at the top of the board...

Issued by COHSASA 29 Jun 2017

COHSASA plays a role in largest healthcare conference in Africa

COHSASA was one of 540 companies from 18 different countries to host an exhibition for three days at the largest health conference on the continent, Africa Health 2017...

Issued by COHSASA 22 Jun 2017

Investors shrug off exit of Life Healthcare chief

It's never a good sign when shares in the company you lead rally on news of your departure...

13 Jun 2017

Accreditation Awards from COHSASA May 2017

A COHSASA accreditation award means the healthcare organisations have entered a rigorous quality improvement programme and have been assessed against, and comply with, standards recognised by the International Society for Quality in Health Care...

Issued by COHSASA 1 Jun 2017

Day hospitals: The answer to rising health costs?

South Africans are faced with the constant increases in the cost of living and an ailing economy, forcing consumers to cut down on spending across the board...

By Bibi Goss-Ross 1 Jun 2017

Nursing Department of Mediclinic Cape Gate receives Quality Award

Proud members of the Mediclinic Cape Gate nursing team gathered in the hospital's board room in May 2017 to receive the Katrin Kleijnhans Quality Trophy...

Issued by COHSASA 31 May 2017

Nursing profession driving change through research and technological developments

Not only has the focus on research resulted in increased competence within the nursing group but with the world becoming digital, the rapid introduction of educational technology means that our nurses are empowered...

By Dr Sharon Vasuthevan 8 May 2017

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International

Global genetic study involving different populations sheds light on glaucoma

Glaucoma is a group of diseases that damage the eye's optic nerve and results in vision loss and irreversible blindness in some people. The diseases usually occur on their own but when they are caused by other conditions they are known as secondary glaucoma.

By Susan Williams, Michèle Ramsay 4 Sep 2017

Study: Few nations see beyond hunger in fighting malnutrition

Food alone cannot solve the world's malnutrition crises but only three countries are looking beyond hunger to the other major driver, according to a global study released on Thursday.

By Matthew Ponsford 28 Aug 2017

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