350% increase in trauma patients during alcohol unbanning

The Western Cape Department of Health has welcomed the reinstatement of the ban on alcohol sales, given the recent rise in alcohol-related traumas being reported at hospitals across the province. It comes as President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the reimplementation of the ban in order to alleviate strain on the healthcare[…]

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Gang violence traumatising children

The on-going gang related violence in the Cape Flats has raised many concerns and has led to residents to find resolutions to see its end. The violence has resulted in death, injury and the call for there to be change. Affected residents have taken pro-active action and have successfully created[…]

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Trauma not over for Zephany

Experts say teenager Zephany Nurse faces immense emotional trauma after reuniting with her family after 17 years. Zephany was kidnapped from Groote Schuur Hospital in 1998 at just three days old. Fate led Zephany to reunite with her family, after she unknowingly befriended her biological sister, who attends the same[…]

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