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Helderberg Hospice accredited a fifth time

Sheer grit and determination on behalf of all members of staff at the Helderberg Hospice in Somerset West in the Western Cape was required, and delivered, for the facility to receive its fifth accreditation in the middle of a global pandemic...

Issued by COHSASA 9 Sep 2020

What is the difference between medical aid and health insurance?

Learn the differences between health insurance and medical aid to help you make an informed decision about which cover would suit your particular needs best...

Issued by Bloom Financial Services 31 Aug 2020

Discover 4 ways to market healthcare brands in a Covid-19 world

Covid-19 has brought unprecedented global change. Here, Cingulate Marketing and Advertising shares four ways in which healthcare brands can respond to changes in the needs and expectations of healthcare professionals...

Issued by Cingulate 18 Aug 2020

Collaboration addresses the challenges of Covid-19

"Collaboration between all the stakeholders is the cornerstone of tackling the coronavirus pandemic," this according to Lee Callakoppen, principal officer of Bonitas Medical Fund...

Issued by Bonitas 3 Aug 2020

Latest accreditations awarded to healthcare facilities by COHSASA

The first Life Healthcare hospital in South Africa, the Kingsbury Hospital in Claremont, Cape Town, has been accredited for two years by the Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa (COHSASA)...

Issued by COHSASA 27 May 2020

Findings from St Augustine's Covid-19 outbreak

An investigation into the Covid-19 outbreak that led to the closure of Netcare St Augustine's Hospital in Durban found that, between 9 March and 30 April 2020, there were 119 confirmed cases identified at the hospital...

21 May 2020

Who decides whether surgery is necessary in a pandemic?

It is only within the individual doctor-patient interaction that such an assessment can be made...

By Philip Matley 19 May 2020

Netcare to reopen KZN hospitals

Both Netcare St Augustine's and Netcare Kingsway have been given the all clear by the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health to reopen after outbreaks of Covid-19 among patients and staff in April closed the hospitals...

11 May 2020

Pop-up pediatric Covid-19 unit opens in Paarl

Thirty-nine days into South Africa's national lockdown, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and South Africans are showing their resilience and ability to pull together as a community in new ways...

Issued by Jenny Griesel Communications 5 May 2020

Pandemic brings out interesting hospital admission trends

There has been a proliferation of models which predict hospital admission rates when the Covid-19 infection rate accelerates, but there have been very little focus on what is happening in our hospitals right now...

By Craig Getz 23 Apr 2020

CareerJunction helps fill medical vacancies during Covid-19 crisis

As the Covid-19 pandemic unfolds in South Africa and we all deal with the socio-economic and mental impact of being under lockdown, CareerJunction has been working behind the scenes to assist the Government's healthcare system with the recruitment of medical staff...

Issued by CareerJunction 8 Apr 2020

2020 healthcare marketing trends to boost your ROI

Cingulate Marketing & Advertising provides insights into 2020's key healthcare marketing trends and how you can use them to your brand's advantage...

Issued by Cingulate 31 Mar 2020

Latest accreditations awarded to healthcare facilities by Cohsasa

The healthcare facilities listed below have been awarded accreditation by The Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa (Cohsasa), a not-for-profit company (NPC) based in Cape Town...

Issued by COHSASA 4 Mar 2020

Tech-driven healthcare will optimise costs

Healthcare costs continue to increase year on year, putting both private and public sector healthcare organisations under pressure...

By Theresa Ackerman 22 Jan 2020

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