EMS drone rescue in Rooi-Els
EMS drone rescue project in full swing

The Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Drone Rescue Project team was recently deployed to assist with the first drone rescue missions...

12 Feb 2021

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Medics killed in Netcare helicopter crash

Five people were killed when a Netcare helicopter crashed near Winterton in KwaZulu-Natal...

22 Jan 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: Healthcare
#BestofBiz 2020: Healthcare

What a year 2020 has been! So, we've curated the year's most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views on Bizcommunity's Healthcare platform into our #BestofBiz2020 list

14 Dec 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!
Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 26 Oct 2020

Affinity Health: How smoking may affect your surgery
Affinity Health: How smoking may affect your surgery

Smokers have a higher chance of surgery-related complications like heart attack, stroke, shock and death, says Affinity Health...

Issued by Affinity Health 20 Oct 2020

Honour the 'brave': Celebrating the next generation of healthcare professionals
Honour the 'brave': Celebrating the next generation of healthcare professionals

Season 2 of 'Sponsors of Brave' is now open for nominations - calling all aspiring, current, or recently graduated and community service healthcare students boldly and bravely changing the world around them...

Issued by The SpaceStation 29 Sep 2020

It's a brave new (online) world... make your healthcare assets count
It's a brave new (online) world... make your healthcare assets count

Ensuring that your digital assets, such as websites, social media pages and blogs, are seen by your target market really matters. Cingulate Marketing and Advertising shares valuable pointers on making...

Issued by Cingulate 29 Sep 2020

A son and daughter share their experience of having a parent diagnosed with dementia
A son and daughter share their experience of having a parent diagnosed with dementia

A dementia diagnosis affects the whole family, not just the patient; family members of a Livewell resident speak out about what they have experienced...

Issued by Livewell 17 Jul 2020

Queue of seated outpatients, waiting patiently inside a provincial hospital corridor in Port Elizabeth. Shutterstock
Why people don't get emergency medical care in time: a study in South Africa

Many medical conditions, such as serious injuries, sepsis and heart attacks, need high quality emergency care quickly - or the patient may die. These time-critical conditions cause around half of all deaths worldwide, it's been estimated, and they are more common in countries with lower incomes...

By Justine Ina Davies 13 Jul 2020

#BestofBiz 2019: Healthcare
#BestofBiz 2019: Healthcare

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

17 Dec 2019

Know your business inside out with a Biz Office
Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019
Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019

Bizcommunity is excited to announce the relaunch of our Biz Product and Rate Card, featuring all-new product infographics, descriptors and more...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 Sep 2019

“I am scared every day of my life. The bullets are like rain there [on the Cape Flats],” said Mary Bruce of Hanover Park. Photo: Elsabé Brits
Western Cape health services paint bloody picture of gun violence

A massive increase in gun violence in the Western Cape is putting critical health services under pressure. This emerged at a press conference in Cape Town last Thursday...

By Elsabé Brits 12 Aug 2019

3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office
3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office

Since 2001, Bizcommunity anticipated the role of company culture as intellectual capital. Biz Press Offices are a "glass box" game changer, offering a window into 18 industry communities...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Jul 2019

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What stresses doctors out?

Long hours and poor working conditions are negatively impacting the personal health of many South African healthcare professionals, according to the 2019 PPS Graduate Professional Index (GPI) results...

20 Jun 2019

Drone to deliver life-saving blood
Drone to deliver life-saving blood

The South African National Blood Service (SANBS) and Western Cape Blood Service (WCBS) intend to save more lives by using drone technology to deliver blood to hospitals in remote areas...

3 Jun 2019

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#AfricaMonth: Saving trauma patients

Where a person lives can drastically limit their access to trauma care...

24 May 2019

Informed consent: The costly legal implications if it's not done right
Informed consent: The costly legal implications if it's not done right

The value of keeping proper written records of explanations, discussions and advice leading to the informed consent to avoid protracted legal proceedings for both doctors and patients...

By Lisa Swaine 3 Apr 2019

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Ask Dr Google. The pros and cons of online diagnosis

Pop symptoms of a headache into a search engine and it will come back with a myriad of diagnoses, varying from a sinus headache to a tumour...

1 Apr 2019

#BestofBiz 2018: Healthcare
#BestofBiz 2018: Healthcare

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Healthcare site over the past year below...

18 Dec 2018



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