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Coronavirus COVID-19

Information on Covid-19

Thursday, April 2 2020


International Nurses Day 12 May

Message from CEO and MD Primary Care Division

Monday, May 14 2018


Rusty the Rhino brings fun healthy foods to Netcare paediatric patients

Bravery certificates, colouring in and playful crockery aim to cheer young patients

Thursday, June 22 2017
Special message to Medicross nurses on International Nurses Day

Follow the links to view message and video

Friday, May 12 2017
Private hyperbaric oxygen therapy service now available in Western Cape

A hyperbaric oxygen therapy service, the only such private facility in the Western Cape

Wednesday, April 26 2017
Public acknowledgement for Medicross’ service excellence

Medicross acknowledged by the public for their service excellence

Friday, April 7 2017
Specialist team separate conjoined twins at Centurion hospital

Paediatric surgeons optimistic for twins’ future

Monday, January 23 2017


Netcare celebrates 20th anniversary

Netcare celebrated the 20th anniversary

Friday, December 9 2016
New Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital officially launched

Building on South African medical heritage, state-of-the-art, multi-disciplinary facility looks to the future

Tuesday, December 6 2016
New hospital a living tribute to South African heart pioneer, Christiaan Barnard

Art installation and other exhibits reflect spirit of his and other medical pioneers’ remarkable endeavours

Friday, November 25 2016
New hospital is first step in establishing a comprehensive, first of its kind medical precinct in South Africa

The opening of the new Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital

Thursday, November 24 2016
SA specialist completes 100 robotic-assisted prostate procedures

Vigilance and advanced technology for treating prostate cancer saves lives

Tuesday, November 22 2016
Renowned SA children’s heart surgeon receives lifetime achievement award

Johannesburg cardiothoracic surgeon’s leadership and contribution to cardiothoracic surgery recognised

Monday, October 24 2016
The dangers of distracted parenting

Being absorbed in technology can divert attention from responsible child supervision

Tuesday, September 20 2016
Four-year-old recovering well after near drowning experience

Mother demonstrates the importance of first aid and CPR

Monday, September 12 2016
Artificial hearts are changing the face of transplantation medicine

Mechanical heart implantation is replacing donor heart transplantation, says expert

Monday, September 12 2016
Breaking the silence on deafness

Public urged to learn more about deafness and deaf culture

Monday, September 12 2016
Beware of winter ailments as the seasons start changing

A guide to common respiratory illnesses prevalent at this time of year

Friday, August 19 2016
Women of African descent more likely to suffer from severe uterine fibroids

Treatment centre brings relief to women from around Southern Africa

Wednesday, July 20 2016
Mechanical heart devices save ten-year-old's life

SA boy first in the world to have two mechanical heart devices implanted

Monday, June 13 2016
Netcare cautions public in the light of continued job and training scams

Netcare is alerting the public to the opportunistic placement of careers on social media.

Monday, January 18 2016


A number of Medicross facilities are being equipped with solar PV roof panels

A number of Medicross facilities are being equipped with solar PV roof panels, aligned to environmentally sustainable principles.

Wednesday, July 22 2015