Western Cape doctors are feeling hopeful about the early results of using nasal oxygen instead of ventilators to treat serious Covid-19 cases at public hospitals. As a result, the provincial Department of Health will now be rolling out high-flow nasal infrastructure, it was revealed during a digital press conference on[…]
The Western Cape is preparing for the roll-out of the mass coronavirus screenings announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday. It follows concern over a growing number of local transmissions, with South Africa’s current infections at 1380. The virus has infected almost 900 000 people globally, with more than 49[…]
The 11th annual Smile Week will be taking place this week at the Tygerberg Academic Hospital. This surgery project will give a new bright smile to 41 children, with reversible facial deformities such as cleft lips, cleft palates, nose and ear conditions, facial paralysis known as Moebius Syndrome, burn wounds[…]
This year marks the 46th anniversary of Sister Hester Johnson working as a nurse in the Northern suburbs of Cape Town and today she was visited by the Western Cape Health Minister, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo who surprised Sister Johnson on her special anniversary. Johnson started training to become a nurse[…]
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