Media releases

2018

Dedicated unit for the treatment of blood diseases and disorders launched in KZN

New haematology unit offers world-class service to patients

Wednesday, August 15 2018
Urologist congratulated on 200th robotic-assisted prostatectomy

Precision removal of cancerous prostate available at Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital

Thursday, August 2 2018
Tried and tested breastmilk – optimal feeding for infants

Remember, help is always on hand to help you to breastfeed successfully

Wednesday, August 1 2018
First training centre of excellence in Africa for advanced life support after cardiac surgery established at Cape Town hospital

Highly specialised course builds critical care expertise to optimise outcomes for cardiac patients

Tuesday, July 31 2018
Healthcare group deeply saddened by passing of healthcare pioneer, Professor Bongani Mayosi

Netcare Group deeply mourn the loss of a healthcare pioneer of immense stature.

Monday, July 30 2018
Team effort to create new ‘ears’ for six-year-old Elijah

Innovative intervention paves the way for life-enhancing prosthetic ears

Tuesday, July 24 2018
Surprise school outreach educates learners on health and hygiene

Hospital shares some ‘Madiba magic’ with children

Friday, July 20 2018
Seven-year-old Abongile delighted to go home after near drowning in North Coast pool

Prompt CPR and emergency care saved Pietermaritzburg girl, say doctors

Thursday, July 12 2018
Young soccer stars’ ambitions to showcase their talent at the World Football Championships get support

Netcare sponsors soccer training camps of the South African Sports Association for the Intellectually Impaired

Wednesday, July 11 2018
New ‘body box’ technology is a step forward in the diagnosis of lung conditions and diseases

North Coast hospital introduces technology to improve patient management

Thursday, July 5 2018
Passing of groundbreaking orthopaedic surgeon ‘a significant loss to SA medicine’

Internationally recognised healthcare professional mourned

Thursday, July 5 2018
What are anxiety disorders?

Panic attacks, phobias and an accelerated heart rate may signal something more serious

Wednesday, July 4 2018
Passing of pioneering gynaecological surgeon leaves void in SA healthcare

Internationally recognised healthcare professional mourned

Friday, June 29 2018
‘Miracle Man’ hands Comrades Marathon medal to eminent trauma surgeon

Former patient thanked for inspiring hope for trauma survivors

Wednesday, June 27 2018
Healthcare group deeply saddened by death of obstetrician and gynaecologist Dr Jacobus van der Wat

Netcare Group mourn the loss of a medical practitioner of great stature

Tuesday, June 26 2018
Understanding substance abuse and addiction

Substance abuse is an enormous social problem in South Africa

Friday, June 22 2018
World-class robotic-assisted prostate surgery a welcome option for Eastern Cape men

PE urologists accredited in precision keyhole radical prostatectomy with da Vinci system

Wednesday, June 20 2018
New chemotherapy unit opened at Netcare Milpark Hospital

Iconic Johannesburg hospital strengthens cancer care offering

Monday, June 18 2018
‘Take fainting to heart’ this World Heart Rhythm Week

Inherited heart rhythm disorders a challenge requiring urgent attention in SA

Thursday, June 14 2018
New artificial urinary sphincter used for the first time in South Africa

Latest generation device offer better outcomes for men with severe urinary incontinence

Thursday, June 14 2018
Winter illnesses and your child: when should you be concerned?

How to distinguish between many winter ailments with the same common symptoms

Monday, June 11 2018
Competition Tribunal approves Netcare’s acquisition of Lakeview Hospital

Lakeview Hospital provides a range of multidisciplinary healthcare services

Wednesday, June 6 2018
Laparoscopic workshop keeps SA surgeons up to date with latest techniques

Minimally invasive approach increasingly used to treat colorectal cancer

Wednesday, June 6 2018
New laser treatment for enlarged prostate now offered in South Africa

Laser procedure used to resolve urine blockage problems in older men

Monday, June 4 2018
Port Alfred Hospital placed on divert

Emergency department at Port Alfred Hospital will be on divert

Thursday, May 31 2018
Midrand schoolgirls are given a glimpse into the world of emergency medical care

Emergency medical service provider are looking to inspire future healthcare professionals

Thursday, May 31 2018
Man who survived impalement on crowbar to do Comrades

Daniel de Wet dedicates his race to trauma surgeon, hospital team and rescue workers

Thursday, May 31 2018
Intensive care ambulance designed especially for children now operational

Netcare 911’s new paediatric intensive care ambulance proves its worth

Tuesday, May 29 2018
Burn injury prevention: stop, drop and roll

As winter rapidly approaches, the risk of burn injuries increases.

Tuesday, May 22 2018
Metabolic surgery can have numerous health benefits

Surgical intervention can resolve conditions associated with obesity

Monday, May 21 2018
Kimberley day theatre serves great demand in region for day surgery service

More than 2 000 day procedures performed at facility

Monday, May 21 2018
Large numbers of South Africans with high blood pressure remain undiagnosed

“Know your numbers” this World Hypertension Day

Friday, May 18 2018
Netcare interim results for the six months ended 31 March 2018

Netcare’s transformation gains momentum

Monday, May 14 2018
Prestigious international accolades for Netcare’s environmental sustainability initiatives

Group is working towards becoming a model for sustainability within the SA healthcare sector

Friday, May 11 2018
Netcare salutes nurses who touch countless lives with their care – on and off duty

The science, art and vocation of nursing celebrated this International Nurses Day

Thursday, May 10 2018
Advances in treatment improve prognosis for cancer patients today

Cancer centre provides a comprehensive range of treatments to patients

Wednesday, May 9 2018
New support group for renal dialysis patients established in Pietermaritzburg

Forum to provide support and information to kidney disease patients

Tuesday, May 8 2018
Netcare hand hygiene app harnesses science and technology to boost compliance

Year-round commitment to safe hands celebrated this World Hand Hygiene Day

Friday, May 4 2018
1 000 youths to be empowered through healthcare skills development programme

Healthcare sector training and employment prospects provide meaningful opportunities

Wednesday, May 2 2018
Paramedic vows to ‘pay it forward’ after life-saving intervention

Walter Molife cannot wait to serve his community again after near-fatal shooting

Monday, April 30 2018
Africa's first robotic neurosurgery visualisation technology now operational

State-of-the-art microscope system goes live at Johannesburg hospital

Tuesday, April 24 2018
Conservation receives a boost with Netcare 911 donation

Second-hand communication devices to assist game rangers in fighting poaching

Monday, April 23 2018
Midrand hospital’s range of personalised cancer care solutions bolstered with new chemotherapy unit

Netcare Waterfall City Hospital’s cancer care is convenient and accessible for patients in Midrand and surrounding communities

Monday, April 23 2018
Tick infestations prompt warnings of tick borne diseases

Heavy tick infestations reported in Limpopo and Botswana

Wednesday, April 11 2018
Outbreaks stoke concerns that a severe flu season is in store for SA

Influenza vaccine still offers best protection

Tuesday, April 10 2018
New angiography technology ‘an important development for medicine in Africa

Cutting edge patient-centric technology enables minimally invasive procedures

Wednesday, April 4 2018
Netcare saddened by passing of struggle stalwart

Mrs Winnie Mandela passed away peacefully at Netcare Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg

Tuesday, April 3 2018
Netcare announces decision to exit the United Kingdom

Strategic decision the result of inability to negotiate lower rentals in the UK

Wednesday, March 28 2018
Emergency service leaves nothing to chance this Easter

Emergency service leaves nothing to chance this Easter

Monday, March 26 2018
Netcare Renews Comrades Sponsorship

Netcare 911 and Netcare remain the official emergency medical services providers to the Comrades Marathon

Thursday, March 22 2018
Stay safe during approaching holidays, Netcare 911 urges road users

Emergency medical services provider ready to assist over busy holiday period

Tuesday, March 20 2018
Competition Tribunal approves Netcare’s acquisition of Akeso

Netcare Limited (“Netcare”) and Akeso Clinics

Monday, March 19 2018
Multilateral partnership makes important contribution to skills development

“South Africa’s very high rate of youth unemployment is a demographic disaster in the making." Mr Cyril Ramaphosa, President of the Republic of South Africa

Thursday, March 15 2018
Dedicated private cancer care facility a first for Cape Town’s City Bowl

Multidisciplinary team of experts fights all types of cancer with highly advanced technology

Thursday, March 15 2018
Minimally invasive vein harvesting for coronary bypass surgery offered in Johannesburg

Endoscopic harvesting technique enables patients to get back on their feet quicker

Tuesday, March 13 2018
Safer, more effective sinus procedures now available in the Vaal Triangle

New standard set for sinus surgery in the Metsimaholo region

Tuesday, March 13 2018
Become your baby’s skin care specialist

It takes special care and attention to keep a baby’s skin soft and healthy

Tuesday, February 27 2018
Tips for a healthy pregnancy

What every expectant mother should know this Reproductive Health Awareness Month

Monday, February 26 2018
Patients reap the benefits of Durban’s only hospital-based hyperbaric oxygen therapy

Oxygen therapy has many applications say experts

Monday, February 19 2018
Netcare water sustainability initiatives in the Western and Eastern Cape

Netcare’s sustainability strategy takes cognisance of the fact that South Africa is a water scarce country

Monday, February 19 2018
Treating the ‘untreatable’ cardiac patient

Minimally invasive heart valve replacement procedure available

Monday, February 12 2018
Mikayla survives cobra bite and kicks off school career with a smile

Expertise, caring cooperation and 17 vials of antivenom save plucky six-year-old

Thursday, February 8 2018
Next generation state-of-the-art radiation therapy system at Netcare N1 City Hospital

Patients to benefit from advanced power and precision in cancer treatment

Tuesday, February 6 2018
International collaboration eases SA woman’s unbearable pain

Team undertakes advanced pain management procedure locally

Monday, February 5 2018
Ground-breaking recycling project turns used IV drip bags and tubing into much-needed school shoes for disadvantaged children
1 000 school shoes handed over to learners of the Masakhane-Tswelopele Primary School
Wednesday, January 31 2018
New repair procedure for Cape Town youngster with malformed chest

Minimally invasive intervention available to treat sunken chest

Monday, January 29 2018
Netcare The Bay Hospital takes delivery of germ-zapping robot

Pulsed Xenon UV technology to take the war on ‘superbugs’ to a new level

Tuesday, January 23 2018
Upgrade of catheterisation laboratory at Netcare St Anne’s Hospital completed

Netcare St Anne’s Hospital

Friday, January 19 2018
Hospital’s community outreach project to support local hospice patients

Hospital’s community outreach project to support local hospice patients

 

Monday, January 15 2018
Mandini mum thrilled to take home baby born three months prematurely

Parents and doctors feared for baby Thabisile’s life

Monday, January 15 2018
Joburg man recovering well after suffering a heart attack on holiday

Ballito GP and Netcare 911 paramedics team up for successful resuscitation

 

Monday, January 15 2018

2017

Krugersdorp woman survives three heart attacks and a stroke to be home this festive season

Mother’s recovery after coma is “something of a miracle”

Wednesday, December 20 2017
Troubleshoot domestic travel these holidays for a relaxing break

Make the most of the festive season with these practical tips

Monday, December 18 2017
Netcare Hospital Awarded Mother and Baby Friendly status

Health MEC visits facility in support of initiative to give babies best start in life

Monday, December 18 2017
Pretoria family forgoes overseas trip to fund disadvantaged boy’s medical treatment

Good Samaritans give nine-year-old Michael the gift of prosthetic legs and mobility

Friday, December 15 2017
Netcare uMhlanga Hospital trauma centre first private hospital in KZN to be Level 2 accredited

“We’re fully prepared for any holiday season medical emergencies”

Wednesday, December 13 2017
Netcare enters development partnership with Disabled People South Africa

Initiative aims to stimulate and support entrepreneurial growth within the disability sector

Wednesday, December 13 2017
Drowning a year-round problem with statistics peaking in summer

Do not let a careless moment ruin your year-end vacation

Wednesday, December 13 2017
Metabolic surgery effective in managing health conditions associated with obesity

Netcare Greenacres Hospital home to Eastern Cape’s only accredited metabolic surgery centre

Tuesday, December 12 2017
Going on holiday soon, then these handy tips will serve you well

Your practical guide to a safe and happy vacation

Thursday, December 7 2017
Fragment of Sobukwe history cherished at Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital

Retired cardiothoracic surgeon recalls his time with revered struggle veteran in interview

Tuesday, December 5 2017
Gated communities can cause emergency workers unnecessary delays


Residential estates encouraged to enable access to paramedics

Tuesday, December 5 2017
Honour bestowed on Netcare Hospital

Netcare Garden City voted runner up in Readers’ Choice awards

Tuesday, December 5 2017
Electrician lucky to be alive following severe electric shock

Good Samaritan, two more shocks, and continuum of care save KZN father

Monday, December 4 2017
Hospital celebrates 125 years of service to the greater Durban community

125 years of caring

Tuesday, November 28 2017
Netcare teams up with germ-zapping robots to take the war on ‘superbugs’ to a new level

Netcare is teaming up with robots that seek and destroy viruses

Friday, November 24 2017
Veteran pulmonologist honoured with Christiaan Barnard Memorial Award

Specialist with career spanning four decades recognised for contribution to medicine

Thursday, November 23 2017
Netcare Group 2017 annual financial results

Trying market conditions place pressure on Netcare’s ability to grow, but the outlook for next year has improved

Monday, November 20 2017
A helpful guide to managing exam stress and improving wellness

Tips and advice on how you can avoid cracking under academic pressure

Thursday, November 16 2017
‘Littlest Miracle’ brings hope this World Prematurity Day

Micro-prem baby Jazeel feeding well, making excellent progress

Wednesday, November 15 2017
Renowned level one trauma centre celebrates 25 years of lifesaving care

Former trauma patients of Netcare Milpark Hospital are living life to the fullest

Monday, November 13 2017
Hero award for boy who rescued his twin

Netcare 911 praises 11-year-old Luke for saving brother’s life

Thursday, November 9 2017
SA laparoscopic surgical team teaches latest techniques to surgeons around the world

Laparoscopic surgical team performing a live teaching procedure.

Thursday, November 9 2017
Do you know what to do if your child is choking

Familiarising yourself with what actions to take could be lifesaving

Thursday, November 9 2017
Couple gains a new lease on life after metabolic surgery

Multidisciplinary support for patients at SASSO’s centre of the year

Wednesday, November 8 2017
Johannesburg based women’s medical imaging centre achieves international MRI accreditation

Highly specialised radiology centre advocates comprehensive approach to breast health

Tuesday, November 7 2017
Free Saturday diabetes clinic offered by one of SA’s foremost physicians

Doctor shares her expertise in diabetes prevention and care with the less privileged

Monday, November 6 2017
Compassionate hospital theatre porter changes family’s life for the better

Selfless gesture of kindness sees young boy receiving craniofacial surgery

Thursday, November 2 2017
‘I shouldn’t be alive, and now I help other trauma survivors on their road to recovery’

How Netcare Milpark Hospital got US man mauled by chimps well enough to return home

Tuesday, October 31 2017
Netcare recognised with Ask Afrika Orange Index service excellence award

Netcare recognised in the 2017/2018 Ask Afrika Orange Index service excellence awards

Friday, October 27 2017
New Gamma Knife treatment centre brings hope to patients

New radiosurgery technology officially launched in Johannesburg

Friday, October 27 2017
Patients benefit from upgrades at private hospital

24-hour private emergency department also well received by community

Friday, October 27 2017
New procedures provide hope to chronic venous disease patients

Long-term solution now available for swollen legs and varicose veins

Thursday, October 26 2017
Would you recognise if someone is having a stroke?

Netcare supports public stroke awareness as its hospitals boost stroke care expertise

Thursday, October 26 2017
Hospital’s inspiring sports day for people living with disability attended by hundreds

Empowering event filled with hope and laughter a great success

Wednesday, October 25 2017
South Africa’s cultural obsession with food and the psychology of weight loss

How gastric bypass patients ‘learn to eat again’

Wednesday, October 25 2017
Mental Health Matters

Breaking the social stigma surrounding mental health conditions

Monday, October 23 2017
Netcare hospitals shine in KwaZulu-Natal PMR.africa Awards

Netcare St Augustine’s Hospital receives highest honour in its category

Monday, October 23 2017
Travellers to Madagascar urged to take precautions following outbreak of plague

Travel doctors can advise on preventative measures

Friday, October 20 2017
Four hundred metabolic procedure milestone for KZN hospital

Metabolic intervention has numerous health benefits for many obese patients

Thursday, October 19 2017
Partnership enables cataract surgery for disadvantaged South Africans

‘Gift of Sight’ initiative restores vision of cataract patients

Thursday, October 19 2017
Johannesburg’s robotic surgical centre reaches 500th procedure milestone

Netcare robotic surgery programme in SA proves a success

Tuesday, October 17 2017
Sports day for the disabled gives back hope, excitement and motivation

Event aims to empower adults and children living with disabilities

Tuesday, October 17 2017
Netcare Margate Hospital empowers learners to feel confident about their bodies

RA Engar Primary School girls educated on the importance of menstrual hygiene

Monday, October 16 2017
Netcare’s 2017 blood donation challenge set to save over 13 000 lives

Donating one pint of your blood can potentially save up to three lives

Monday, October 16 2017
New West Rand oncology centre offers full range of cancer treatments

Comprehensive cancer treatment centre launched at Netcare Pinehaven Hospital

Friday, October 13 2017
Hospital staff countrywide, raise awareness of thrombosis

Partnership with international healthcare society seeks to improve patient wellness

Friday, October 13 2017
Entries open for 5th annual Emergency Medical Services and Firefighter Challenge

Emergency services contest to be held to commemorate World Trauma Day

Friday, October 13 2017
The threats to health associated with obesity should not be underestimated

World Obesity Day should be used as opportunity to raise awareness of this global health scourge

Thursday, October 12 2017
Kalahari Cataract, Eye and Day Theatre officially opens its doors

Medicross day theatre to offer access to procedures across many medical disciplines

Tuesday, October 10 2017
With no early symptoms cervical cancer often remains undetected until it’s too late

Every year 527,624 women worldwide are diagnosed with cervical cancer

Tuesday, October 10 2017
Collaborative effort takes healthcare to a new level in the Northern Cape

Doctor’s vision for cutting-edge ophthalmic treatment now a reality

Tuesday, October 10 2017
Brand new pharmacy now open to the public

Bigger, better and ever ready to serve communities in and around Linksfield

Thursday, September 21 2017
Focus on hope and abilities at spinal cord injury awareness event

Hospital event celebrates achievements of past patients

Friday, September 8 2017
Donated colostrum and human milk enables 995g prematurely born baby to go home

Baby Tayla is reunited with her family after a 75 day stay in neonatal ICU

Monday, September 4 2017
Complex tissue transplantation procedure saves KwaZulu-Natal man’s leg

Netcare Alberlito Hospital surgeons perform a successful first for the facility

Friday, September 1 2017
Netcare Pholoso Hospital recognised as the top private hospital in Limpopo

Netcare Pholoso Hospital

Wednesday, August 30 2017
Unpacking the many benefits of breastfeeding

Breastfeeding holds significant value for mom and baby

Wednesday, August 30 2017
Cochlear implant will help Durban’s ‘Little Fighter’ to hear for the first time

Egan Pillay’s brave journey inspires

Tuesday, August 29 2017
Dedication and sacrifice see former cleaner graduate as registered nurse

Mother of three is no stranger to hard work

Wednesday, August 23 2017
Why ‘tummy fat’ can be dangerous

Visceral fat and genetics are major factors in the development of type 2 diabetes

Tuesday, August 22 2017
Two-year old’s life saved on opening day of new emergency department

First critical patient already recovering after near-death choking incident

Thursday, August 17 2017
Interact with Netcare at the Durban MamaMagic: The Baby Expo and stand a chance to win

Netcare hospital stand No39 at MamaMagic: The Baby Expo

Thursday, August 17 2017
Award-winning ear, nose and throat specialist opens practice at Netcare Olivedale Hospital

Dr Sascha Stofberg open ENT practice at Netcare Olivedale Hospital

Thursday, August 17 2017
Technologically advanced robotic surgical system launched in the Eastern Cape

Improved cancer clearance achieved with precise keyhole radical prostatectomy

Wednesday, August 16 2017
Netcare Greenacres Hospital wins prestigious PMR.africa Diamond Arrow Award

Hospital receives highest rating in its category, in the Eastern Cape Province

Monday, August 7 2017
Emotions run high as young heart patient is released after pioneering surgery

Five-year-old mechanical heart recipient is finally on his way home

Monday, August 7 2017
Durban medical team and hospital honoured for contribution to South African metabolic surgery

SASSO hails Dr Du Toit and Netcare St Augustine’s Hospital as bariatric ‘Centre of the Year’  

Monday, August 7 2017
State-of-the-art ear, nose and throat practice at local hospital expands

Cochlear implantations and other hearing repair procedures now offered to patients

Friday, August 4 2017
Life-saving South African first offers lifeline to compromised babies

Passion and innovation gives rise to groundbreaking local human milk bank technology

Thursday, August 3 2017
Youngest patient in Africa receives mechanical heart

HVAD artificial heart saves life of five-year-old Newcastle boy

Wednesday, August 2 2017
Debunking the common misperceptions and myths surrounding ADHD

Left untreated ADHD can significantly impact the quality of life of the sufferer

Friday, July 28 2017
Childhood asthma must be properly managed

Asthma can severely impact the development of your child

Wednesday, July 26 2017
Winter is chest infection season

How to reduce your risk and deal with bronchitis

Tuesday, July 25 2017
Netcare Cuyler Hospital to boast new 24-hour emergency department

Local residents to benefit from world-class emergency care

Monday, July 24 2017
African cardiothoracic surgeons benefit from unique surgical masterclass hosted by industry greats

Major bid to reduce cardiac-related paediatric mortality rate on the continent

Friday, July 21 2017
Can you really die from a broken heart

Are increasing instances of broken heart syndrome, fact or fiction?

Thursday, July 13 2017
Rusty the Rhino brings fun healthy foods to Netcare Linksfield Hospital paediatric patients

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

Thursday, July 13 2017
The dangers of taking selfies while driving

Drivers are putting lives at risk taking photos or videos of themselves while driving

Monday, July 10 2017
Renowned SA children’s heart surgeon to host major surgical masterclass

Major bid to reduce cardiac-related mortality rate of Africa’s children

Friday, July 7 2017
Three women, the first recipients of long-awaited technology share their stories

Compared to brain surgery, Gamma Knife Icon treatment was “a walk in the park”

Thursday, July 6 2017
Eastern Cape hospital once again receives international Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) accreditation

Maternity unit receives a perfect score for breastfeeding procedures and policies

Wednesday, July 5 2017
Advanced cardiac pacemaker procedure performed for first time in SA

New treatment option made available to patients with irregular heartbeat

Wednesday, July 5 2017
Netcare uMhlanga Hospital celebrates 20 years of caring

Two decades of providing world-class healthcare in KZN

Thursday, June 29 2017
Enhanced surgical prolapse repair technique can stave off early menopause

Pelvic organ prolapse patients can now avoid hysterectomy  

Wednesday, June 28 2017
The music lives on at Netcare Milpark Hospital’s Burns Unit

Specialists and hospital staff remembers the girl with the golden voice with admiration

Tuesday, June 20 2017
Netcare suspends paramedic over Facebook post

Paramedic suspended pending the holding of a disciplinary hearing

Friday, June 9 2017
Pietermaritzburg sub-acute hospital marks 15 years of quality personalised care

Step-down and palliative care provided in modern facility with Victorian charm

Thursday, June 8 2017
The low-down on measles

Vaccination more important than ever as measles makes a comeback

Tuesday, May 30 2017
New Medicross Highway Sub-acute and Rehabilitation Hospital officially opens its doors

Purpose-built new facility raises the benchmark for step-down and rehabilitative care

Friday, May 26 2017
Allergic diseases on the rise in SA’s children

Severe allergic reaction can be life threatening

Thursday, May 18 2017
Netcare and Netcare 911 respond to allegations of a racist post by an employee of Netcare 911

Investigation points to probable hacking of staff member’s Facebook page and creation of fraudulent post to publicly discredit him

Tuesday, May 16 2017
Unaudited interim results for the six months ended 31 March 2017

Aging population, growing burden of disease and medical innovation expected to continue driving demand for private healthcare over medium to longer term

Monday, May 15 2017
Ongeouditeerde tussentydse resultate vir die ses maande geëindig 31 Maart 2017

Ouerwordende bevolking, n groeiende siektelas en mediese innovasie sal na verwaging steeds die vraag na privaat gesondheidsorg oor die medium tot langer termyn stimuleer

Monday, May 15 2017
Project Save a Life empowers 1110 citizens with CPR basics

Netcare 911 and KZN hospitals team up to bring lifesaving knowledge to the public

Friday, May 12 2017
Excellence in care celebrated this International Nurses’ Day

Netcare salutes nurses and the ever-evolving science of nursing care

Thursday, May 11 2017
Comprehensive and integrated digestive diseases and liver treatment centre a first for Gauteng

Specialist referral centre now available to patients from around the continent

Wednesday, May 10 2017
International gold standard in cranial radiosurgery technology comes to Southern Africa

Cutting-edge “surgery without a scalpel” brings new hope to patients

Monday, May 8 2017
Spotlight this World Hand Hygiene Dayon tackling germs effectively and responsibly

Netcare facilities respond to global threat of antibiotic resistance

Wednesday, May 3 2017
Patient navigator ‘a helping hand and listening ear’ for breast cancer patients

SA’s first breast patient navigator guides patients through treatment journey

Tuesday, May 2 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
New team at the helm of Netcare Rosebank Centre for Sports Medicine

Netcare Linksfield specialists take over practice after principal orthopaedic surgeon relocates abroad

Tuesday, April 18 2017
Hospital and emergency medical service staff committed to saving lives this Easter

Netcare and Netcare 911 informs the public about travel safety

Thursday, April 13 2017
‘National treasure’ receives pro bono knee replacements

Khomani San elder longs to walk in the dunes and pass on traditional wisdom again

Wednesday, April 12 2017
International accreditation for South Africa’s foremost breast care centre

Netcare Milpark breast programme lauded for being outstanding

Thursday, April 6 2017
Enlarged prostate a debilitating medical condition for many older men

New treatment for severely enlarged prostate achieving excellent outcomes in SA

Friday, March 31 2017
Interventional cardiology post-graduate degree now offered in South Africa for very first time

UCT collaboration with private sector makes much-needed sub-speciality a reality

Wednesday, March 22 2017
A tribute to Professor Christiaan Barnard by Netcare

Follow the link to view the tribute to Professor Christiaan Barnard by Netcare

Wednesday, March 1 2017
Pregnancy over the age of 30

The pros and cons of being an older mother

Wednesday, March 1 2017
Practical tips for a healthy pregnancy

Being pregnant is not as scary as it might seem

Wednesday, March 1 2017
MamaMagic baby Renee turns two

Looking back at the past two years Judith

Tuesday, February 28 2017
Hospital’s contribution to medicine acknowledged on its 15th anniversary

UCT Private Academic Hospital’s achievements ascribed to collaboration

Monday, February 27 2017
Stay safely fit and active for a healthier pregnancy

Moderate exercise can boost wellbeing when you are expecting

Friday, February 24 2017
Alberton cancer support group celebrates its first anniversary

World Cancer Day commemorated at oncology treatment centre

Wednesday, February 22 2017
Lower back pain is not something you have to live with

Busting myths on the causes and treatments of lower back pain

Thursday, February 9 2017
Separated twins being discharged from hospital

Separated twins being discharged from hospital

Wednesday, February 8 2017
National Renal Care Sunward Park extends lifeline to dialysis patients

Nocturnal service now offered at Boksburg dialysis unit

Tuesday, February 7 2017
Travellers and hikers urged to be cautious of tick borne diseases

Ticks are most prevalent in South Africa during the warmer months of the year

Tuesday, February 7 2017
SA travellers should make sure their vaccinations against diphtheria are up to date

Holidaymakers should always consider health risks

Tuesday, February 7 2017
Armfuls of joy as mother of conjoined twins gets to hold her babies on her birthday

Hospital team delivers on birthday promise

Friday, February 3 2017
Unaudited interim results for the six months ended 31 March 2015

Sustained demand for private healthcare in South Africa; strong growth in National Health Service (NHS) funded patients in the private sector in the United Kingdom

Thursday, February 2 2017
Travellers urged to be cautious following bird flu outbreaks

Some 40 countries have reported outbreaks of avian flu, commonly known as bird flu.

Tuesday, January 31 2017
Twins making good progress following operation at Centurion hospital to separate them

The conjoined twins, Uwenzile and Uyihlelile Shilongonyane

Monday, January 30 2017
First comprehensive symposium in Africa on prostate artery embolisation

Symposium aims to familiarise doctors in new procedure for men with severely enlarged prostates

Friday, January 27 2017
Specialist team separate conjoined twins at Centurion hospital

Paediatric surgeons optimistic for twins’ future

Monday, January 23 2017
Netcare thanks City of Cape Town for considering renaming of Salazar Plein in honour of Hamilton Naki

Public space would be a poignant symbol of recognition

Monday, January 16 2017
Vigilance advised following Zimbabwe typhoid outbreak

Public urged to seek medical attention for fever and flu-like illnesses

Monday, January 16 2017
Brave amputee boy goes home for festive season after nine months in hospital

Tenacious Owethu can’t be kept down

Thursday, January 12 2017
New technology at Johannesburg hospital gives patients access to latest cardiovascular treatments

Cardiac catheterisation laboratory upgraded to international standards

Thursday, January 12 2017
Netcare warns public of on-going job and training offer scams

Netcare, has issued a warning to the public regarding on-going job offer and training scams advertised on social media platforms or via sms or emails.

Wednesday, January 11 2017

2016

100th lung transplant patient back home with his family

Fanie Swart looks forward to Christmas lunch and improved quality of life

Thursday, December 22 2016
Festive season feasting: how overindulgence can lower your life expectancy

The festive season is in full swing

Thursday, December 22 2016
Emlynn thrilled to go home in time for the holidays after undergoing heart transplant

First paediatric heart transplant undertaken by recently launched Maboneng Heart Institute

Thursday, December 22 2016
Fireworks safety – avoid injury this festive season

Public urged to avoid the unsuitable and unlawful use of fireworks this festive season

Wednesday, December 14 2016
Muslim prayer rooms at new Cape Town hospital

Health facility provides for all faiths to practice religious observances

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
Latest recipients of prestigious Hamilton Naki Clinical Scholarship announced

Honouring the memory of a remarkable black medical pioneer denied recognition under apartheid

Friday, December 2 2016
Matric vacations: How to have the time of your life safely and responsibly

Parents and pupils urged to prioritise safety before and during matric vacations

Wednesday, November 30 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 purpose-built Cape Town hospital a model for sustainable hospital operations management

Incorporating latest green principles also contributes to cost efficiencies

Thursday, November 24 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
Netcare Group 2016 annual financial results

Strong demand for private healthcare in South Africa; UK activity growth driven by NHS e-Referrals

Monday, November 21 2016
Cape hospital at the forefront of the fight against antibiotic resistance

Groundbreaking antibiotic resistance programme delivers pleasing results

Friday, November 18 2016
Highly specialised endovascular interventional techniques brought to local hospital

Specialised minimally invasive coronary interventions completed at Netcare St Anne’s Hospital

Thursday, November 17 2016
Netcare 911 and Netcare hospital staff out in full force at the Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge

 Netcare 911 and Netcare hospitals are once again putting their full weight into ensuring that cyclists in the Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge

Wednesday, November 16 2016
Free health screenings and advice by sports medicine experts for cyclists, prior to Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge

Cyclists invited to make use of the services offered the Netcare Group’s wellness centre during race registration

Wednesday, November 16 2016
The dangers of the inappropriate use of antibiotics

Everything you need to know about antibiotic resistance

Tuesday, November 15 2016
Resourceful doctors save the day following young boy’s freak accident

Shock and amazement as lucky Ryno escapes unscathed

Tuesday, November 15 2016
Embrace healthy living to help ward off type 2 diabetes

Many South Africans unaware of the dangers presented by this growing ‘pandemic’

Monday, November 14 2016
Trauma day with a twist and a test

Trauma injuries often lead to death or disability.

Friday, November 11 2016
Competition Commission and Competition Tribunal give green light to Netcare outsourcing agreement with Clicks

Healthcare group Netcare and pharmacy retail group Clicks

Friday, November 11 2016
Netcare study affirms the value of robotic surgery as treatment of choice for prostate cancer

More and more SA men turn to robotic option

Friday, November 11 2016
Preventing burns and other injuries among the elderly

Netcare Injury Prevention programme committed to helping senior citizens

Tuesday, November 1 2016
Sports day for the disabled offers hope, encouragement and opportunity

Local hospital strives to empower adults and children living with disabilities

Monday, October 31 2016
Construction of new Netcare Pinehaven Hospital oncology centre underway

West Rand community to benefit from advanced cancer treatment service

Thursday, October 27 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
Netcare Blaauwberg Hospital awarded ‘Mother and Baby Friendly’ status

National Health Department assessment aims to give babies best start in life

Monday, October 24 2016
The sound of silence, gone forever

Two toddlers undergo sponsored cochlear implant procedures at Cape Town hospital

Wednesday, October 5 2016
New partnership aims to minimise traumatic cycling injuries

Netcare partners with Qhubeka to improve cycling safety

Tuesday, October 4 2016
Spiders and insects and bees, oh my!

Protect yourself against stings and bites this summer

Monday, October 3 2016
Oral health for tiny tots

Taking care of your tiny tot’s teeth can prevent future oral problems

Thursday, September 22 2016
Recipient of SA’s first combined heart-kidney transplant discharged

Witbank woman sheds tears of joy after historic operation

Thursday, September 22 2016
Cervical cancer: What you need to know

Vaccination and screening a valuable intervention for sexually active women

Tuesday, September 20 2016
The dangers of distracted parenting

Being absorbed in technology can divert attention from responsible child supervision

Tuesday, September 20 2016
National Renal Care Umhlanga doubles capacity in new premises

Improved unit will have capacity to treat 114 patients per day

Friday, September 16 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
Netcare hospitals are going ‘green’

In addition to all new Netcare hospitals being designed in line with environmentally sustainable principles, a programme is in place to equip the Group’s existing hospitals with solar PV roof panels in order to enhance their energy efficiency and reduce their environmental footprint.

Thursday, September 1 2016
Brave Thembinkosi's new wheelchair is a "Godsend"

Disabled young man dreams of meeting SA cricket team

Wednesday, August 31 2016
Groundbreaking procedure successfully straightens toddler's spine

New treatment centre brings hope to scoliosis sufferers

Tuesday, August 30 2016
Cervical cancer is not something that happens to “other women only”

18.81 million SA women over the age of 15 are at risk

Wednesday, August 24 2016
Breastfeeding celebrated at local hospital

Netcare Alberlito Hospital supports breastfeeding mothers

Wednesday, August 24 2016
New technology mitigates infection risks across a multi-hospital system

Healthcare acquired infection and antibiotic resistance prevention using a proactive detection and focused intervention programme

Tuesday, August 23 2016
No one fights alone...

First-hand advice for dealing with the side effects of cancer treatments

Monday, August 22 2016
Education prize up for grabs at Durban’s MamaMagic: The Baby Expo

Visit Netcare hospitals’ exhibition stand to give your baby a great start in life

Monday, August 22 2016
Give your baby the best start in life any child can have

Netcare Pinehaven Hospital supports breastfeeding mothers

Friday, August 19 2016
The benefits of a proactive approach to your pregnancy

Early pregnancy assessment centre established

Thursday, August 18 2016
Javelin and shot put star Zandile all set for Rio 2016 Paralympics

Proud Netcare Mulbarton Hospital rallies around its champion

Tuesday, August 16 2016
Brachytherapy facility an important development in Africa’s fight against cancer

Specialised cancer treatment unit established at Johannesburg private hospital

Thursday, July 21 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
90-year-old blood donation hero has donated 413 lifesaving pints

He challenges South Africans to follow his example this World Blood Donor Day

Wednesday, June 15 2016
Seizures and epilepsy: understanding the distinction

Two new epilepsy monitoring units for diagnosis and treatment

Monday, June 13 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
Rabies alert in Gauteng

Delay in rabies treatment can prove fatal

Thursday, June 9 2016
Hospital refutes claims of teenager’s alleged appointment

"There is absolutely no truth in reports that a teenager has secured a position as cardiologist..."

Wednesday, June 8 2016
A mother's perspective on the great highs and lows of premature birth

100-day journey gives life to premature baby Hattingh

Monday, June 6 2016
SOS Netcare 911 clinic extends medical services in Mozambique

Sasol Petroleum Temane awards tender for clinic in Vilanculos

Thursday, May 26 2016
New hope for SA men suffering from the symptoms of a severely enlarged prostate

Minimally invasive procedure “an important new treatment option”

Monday, May 23 2016
Ongeouditeerde tussentydse resultate vir die ses maande geëindig 31 Maart 2016

Belegging in SA hospitale dien groeiende vraag

Monday, May 16 2016
Unaudited interim results for the six months ended 31 March 2016

Investment in SA hospitals meets growing demand

Monday, May 16 2016
The profession of nursing celebrated this International Nurses Day

Netcare embraces evolving paradigms in nursing care

Thursday, May 12 2016
Cardiovascular disease reaching “epidemic proportions” in SA

New cardiovascular facility available to communities of the Cape West Coast

Thursday, May 12 2016
Distracted driving a leading cause of motor vehicle accidents in SA

Texting while driving greatly increases the chances of an accident

Wednesday, May 11 2016
Hundreds compete in hand disinfection relay at Netcare St Augustine’s Hospital

Knowledge, not germs, spread at Durban hospital’s World Hand Hygiene Day event

Wednesday, May 11 2016
Common childhood illnesses and how best to handle them

Childhood vaccinations, a solid foundation for lifelong health

Friday, May 6 2016
Spotlight on hand hygiene to prevent the spread of disease-causing viruses and bacteria

Netcare puts its full weight behind global World Hand Hygiene Day initiatives

Thursday, May 5 2016
Dos and Don’ts of first aid for burns

What to do and when

Thursday, May 5 2016
Netcare Cuyler Hospital embraces global effort against polio

Baby Zwelemvelo receives hospital’s first bivalent dose of polio protection

Wednesday, May 4 2016
The dangers of a concussion not to be underestimated

Rather be safe than sorry when it comes to a head injury, advises emergency medical practitioner

Tuesday, May 3 2016
Enhanced yellow fever precautions advised amid outbreak

Travellers to two African countries urged to consult travel health clinics

Tuesday, May 3 2016
Prestigious Christiaan Barnard Memorial Award for Johannesburg orthopaedic surgeon

Surgeon with career spanning more than 40 years is honoured by Netcare

Monday, April 18 2016
First ever robotic-assisted prostate surgery performed in KwaZulu-Natal

Life-saving robotic technology now available in uMhlanga

Friday, April 15 2016
Woman lives to tell of harrowing encounter with 2.2 metre-long black mamba

1 April forever etched in Mitzi’s memory as the day everyone rallied together to help her cheat death

Friday, April 8 2016
Introduction of Spyglass system an important step forward for medicine

New technology will improve diagnostic and surgery techniques

Thursday, April 7 2016
Johannesburg family opens their hearts to Swazi boy with muscular dystrophy

Disabled teen benefits from gift of motorised wheelchair

Thursday, April 7 2016
World Health Day 2016 – Growing diabetes rates require a shift towards preventative medicine

Lifestyle changes can prevent or help manage diabetes

Thursday, April 7 2016
Child recovers fully after near-drowning

Most parents underestimate the importance of learning CPR

Wednesday, March 30 2016
Work together to beat TB

Everyone has a role to play; educate yourself this World Tuberculosis Day, 24 March

Wednesday, March 23 2016
Salt: The slow killer

South Africans at risk of health complications from excessive salt consumption

Tuesday, March 22 2016
New hope as Joburg gynaecologist performs a first-for-SA procedure

Medical technique corrects debilitating women’s condition

Tuesday, March 22 2016
Traumatic head injuries one of the leading causes of disability in South Africa

Brain trauma injuries require urgent medical treatment

Sunday, March 20 2016
It’s confirmed: motor vehicle safety belts save lives

Strap in this Easter, urges emergency service provider

Wednesday, March 16 2016
Baby recovers well after being rescued from war - torn Yemen

SA medical evacuation specialists were baby’s ‘last chance at life’

Monday, March 14 2016
Glaucoma: the “silent thief of sight”

Get tested regularly to detect the second leading cause of blindness in the world

Friday, March 11 2016
Improving awareness of kidney disease in SA will save lives

Thousands succumb to kidney disease every year

Thursday, March 10 2016
Pregnancy Awareness Month Events

Pregnancy Awareness Month Events

Monday, March 7 2016
Gastric electrical stimulation device implant a first for Johannesburg

Breakthrough in medical technology improves quality of life for chronic motility disorder patients

Monday, March 7 2016
Joint healthcare initiative brings a world of sound to deaf toddler

Cape baby gets cochlear implant on World Hearing Day

Friday, March 4 2016
UK kitesurfing champion grateful for his life after competition accident

Prompt action of fellow kitesurfers and medics saves man

Thursday, March 3 2016
Pretoria teenager’s ‘miracle’ survival after 15m fall

Brave girl in good spirits and on the road to recovery

Tuesday, February 23 2016
Could you do CPR to save a life right now?

Be prepared for when the need arises

Monday, February 22 2016
North West Emergency Medicine gets a boost

Netcare bursary for two doctors to be trained as Specialist Emergency Physicians

Monday, February 15 2016
More than 30 years after opening Netcare Kingsway Hospital still continues to grow with the community

Small KwaZulu-Natal clinic grows into large hospital

Friday, February 5 2016
Modern medicine gives highly premature babies a fighting chance

One in seven SA babies are ‘preemies’

Thursday, February 4 2016
Robotic-assisted surgery successfully used to treat various urinary tract cancers

Introduction of da Vinci robotic surgical technology “a resounding success”

Wednesday, February 3 2016
“Drink one – donate one” as South Africa faces drought

Netcare challenges staff, patients, visitors and business to take up spirit of ubuntu

Monday, February 1 2016
Baby born in car en route to Randburg hospital

Father reluctant to be present at birth delivers his own daughter

Monday, February 1 2016
1 000 life-saving heart procedures and counting

SA cardiologist places Cape Town at the forefront of international medicine

Friday, January 29 2016
Pregnant women cautioned about mosquito-borne Zika virus

Consult a travel doctor before visiting Central and South America, Caribbean

Friday, January 29 2016
When obesity goes beyond a dieting solution, specialised surgery can offer a lifeline

Lose more than 70% of excess weight while improving your health

Thursday, January 28 2016
De-stress for a healthier pregnancy

Pregnancy Awareness Week brings motherhood into focus

Thursday, January 28 2016
Prestigious Hamilton Naki Clinical Scholarship awarded to promising SA researchers

Scholarship seeks to advance local academic medicine

Monday, January 25 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

2015

First private hospital in KZN accredited by the Trauma Society of South Africa

Netcare Kingsway Hospital meets stringent quality accreditation standards

Tuesday, December 15 2015
Children and men most at risk of drowning

Stay alert while on holiday and keep an eye on the vulnerable

Thursday, December 10 2015
New technology harnessed in the fight against germs

Cape Town hospital becomes first in SA to test germ-zapping robot

Tuesday, December 8 2015
Healing and environmental principles entrenched in new hospital design

Netcare Pinehaven Hospital looks to the future with green initiatives

Monday, December 7 2015
A thousand special boxes to welcome babies who were born too soon

Netcare spreads hope to mark Prematurity Day

Tuesday, December 1 2015
Netcare's 2015 results reflect a resilient demand for private healthcare in South Africa, and an increased caseload from the National Health Service in the United Kingdom

Netcare Limited today reported its full year results for the 12 months ended 30 September 2015.

Monday, November 23 2015
Diabetes a weighty problem for South Africans

South Africa is fast becoming an overweight nation

Monday, November 23 2015
74-year-old snakebite victim’s life saved

Swift action by skilled doctors ensures quick recovery

Thursday, November 19 2015
Green principles in hospital design integrates patient comfort and sustainable utilities management

Netcare Pholoso Hospital looks to the future with sustainability initiatives

Thursday, November 19 2015
Netcare hosts 15th annual rehabilitation sports day

Participants celebrate “Being Able” through sportsmanship

Tuesday, November 17 2015
Dion Khoza a hero at Netcare Rehabilitation Hospital Sports Day

Burns survivor proves that determination pays off

Monday, November 16 2015
Diabetes on the increase in South Africa

Many diabetics remain undiagnosed

Friday, November 13 2015
North Coast 102-year-old overjoyed after cataract procedure restores her sight

Nearly 70 percent of blindness is avoidable, say experts

Wednesday, November 11 2015
Amputations avoided following woman’s frostbite ordeal in Joburg’s Delta Park

“The sound of hadedas still gives me the shivers”

Tuesday, November 10 2015
A day of firsts for South African healthcare

First partial nephrectomy with aid of robotic-assisted technology a complete success

Friday, November 6 2015
Breast cancer: more hope, less fear

Taking a closer look at the tremendous advances of the past decade

Tuesday, November 3 2015
Inappropriate use of medicine puts lives at risk

Adverse drug reactions a leading cause of death worldwide

Monday, November 2 2015
Making the most of dialysis time at National Renal Care’s new Hillcrest premises

Unit capacity increases threefold to meet demand for services

Monday, November 2 2015
Hospital group aims to reduce CO2 emissions by 10 million tons per annum

Largest project of its kind to be undertaken by a private hospital provider group in SA

Tuesday, October 27 2015
Freedom of the hospital for first-born baby

New maternity unit celebrates first birth

Wednesday, October 21 2015
The women who want to eat clay

Uterine fibroids “a major women’s health issue in SA”

Tuesday, October 20 2015
High technology and skilled staff bring quality private maternity and paediatric care to Polokwane

Custom-designed facility geared towards patient needs

Tuesday, October 20 2015
M1 bridge collapse survivors treated at Netcare Milpark Hospital

A number of people injured when a temporary bridge collapsed

Thursday, October 15 2015
Acid burn survivor recovering well after life-enhancing surgery

“Procedure to improve range of movement went well”: plastic surgeon

Wednesday, October 14 2015
Rescue heroes to put their skills to the test

World Trauma Day EMS challenge not to be missed

Tuesday, October 13 2015
Acid burn survivor looks forward to relief after surgery

Plastic surgery procedure to restore movement, improve her quality of life

Tuesday, October 13 2015
Rabies education drive launched in Gauteng ahead of World Rabies Day

Children and their parents urged to be vigilant of this fatal disease

Monday, October 5 2015
Striking against acute stroke, an under-recognised killer

Patients best treated at dedicated stroke medical facility

Monday, October 5 2015
First African patient outside of SA receives lifesaving mechanical heart

Historic SA and European joint initiative takes the latest in heart medicine to the rest of Africa

Monday, September 21 2015
Gum disease can damage your heart as well as your smile

Oral health problems is toxic to your body, warns dentists

Monday, September 21 2015
All systems go for the opening of Netcare Pholoso Hospital

Netcare expands hospital footprint into Limpopo Province

Wednesday, September 16 2015
Is snoring dangerous to your health?

Snoring may not only be disrupting your family life

Thursday, September 3 2015
Netcare CanSurvive Walk, 6 September 2015 in Johannesburg

Raising funds and awareness to support those impacted by cancer

Friday, August 28 2015
Your key to a successful career in nursing is Netcare Education

Netcare partners with Open Learning Group (OLG) to smooth process for student nursing applications

Wednesday, August 26 2015
Netcare Greenacres Hospital celebrates 30 years of healing

Hospital reflects on its progress since 1985 Friday, 28 August 2015

Tuesday, August 25 2015
Expansions and upgrades the order of the day at iconic Pietermaritzburg hospital

Improved emergency department opens

Monday, August 24 2015
Netcare supports Mercy Ship with training

Medical charity ship’s crew trained in basic life support

Monday, August 24 2015
Netcare Waterfall City Hospital expanding

Specialised paediatric ICU and renal unit among new additions

Thursday, August 20 2015
Passion and determination rewarded at Netcare Education’s Gauteng North East campus graduation ceremony

Victories for individuals, education and healthcare as nurses and paramedics graduate

Friday, August 14 2015
Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week 1-7 August

Netcare Parklands Hospital supports breastfeeding mothers

Tuesday, August 4 2015
Full birth package to be won at MamaMagic Durban

Netcare Parklands Hospital sponsors big prize for expectant parents

Tuesday, August 4 2015
UK boy whose foot was crushed by escalator heads home after making strong recovery

Six-year-old Euan dreams of being a doctor

Monday, August 3 2015
Man impaled on industrial crowbar saved by hospital trauma team

Thanks to highest standards of trauma care, he walked out of hospital 19 days after major accident

Monday, July 27 2015
Netcare’s Zandile and Douglas overcome the odds to shine in sports

HR systems specialist wins silver in SA Rowing Champs, while paralympian data capturer breaks athletics records

Thursday, July 23 2015
Rabies education drive launched in KZN

Important message aimed at preventing dog bites and rabies shared with KZN youngsters

Thursday, July 23 2015
I was given a second chance at life

Open-heart surgery patient celebrates 75th birthday 26 years after the operation

Wednesday, July 22 2015
Netcare cautions public in the light of continued job scams

Netcare has alerted the public to the opportunistic placement of Netcare-specific career and training

Tuesday, July 21 2015
Tales of tenacity and success at Netcare Education KZN graduation

291 graduates recognised for their hard work towards a career in healthcare

Thursday, July 16 2015
Netcare invests in its KZN hospitals to optimise patient care and outcomes

Netcare continues to invest in its KwaZulu-Natal hospitals and focus on quality initiatives aligned to international best practice.

Tuesday, July 14 2015
New medical facility designed to combat SA’s major killers

Step forward for medicine in Johannesburg

Thursday, July 9 2015
Netcare Sunward Park Hospital reaches out to the elderly

Relationship with Kowa Pienaar Tehuis is strengthened

Friday, July 3 2015
Malvern Medicross receptionist first KZN woman to finish Comrades two years running

Fikile Mbuthuma wins silver medal at Comrades Marathon 2015

Thursday, July 2 2015
Africa’s first Leica OH6 surgical microscope installed at Netcare Greenacres Hospital

Cutting-edge technology to enhance neurosurgical capabilities

Thursday, July 2 2015
Greater awareness of men's health issues in SA will save lives

Early detection of diseases keeps men healthier

Wednesday, July 1 2015
New Amanzimtoti dialysis unit to serve locals and holidaymakers

State-of-the-art dialysis facility conveniently located at Athlone Park Shopping Centre

Thursday, June 25 2015
Ballito: a favourite holiday destination of renal patients

National Renal Care's numerous units provide dialysis for travellers across SA

Thursday, June 25 2015
First-for-SA heart procedure saves tiny two-month old baby Miané

Youngest patient to undergo a successful cardiac ablation procedure

Monday, June 22 2015
Netcare pharmacists acknowledged by the South African Society of Clinical Pharmacist (SASOCP)

Four Netcare pharmacists  receive awards

Thursday, June 18 2015
Testicular cancer – teenagers and young men are at risk

Early treatment success rates are high, say experts

Wednesday, June 17 2015
President of Liberia thanks Netcare for support in fighting Ebola

More than ten months after Ebola was declared an emergency in West Africa in August 2014

Wednesday, June 17 2015
I can see! Septuagenarian’s sight restored

Netcare looking to help more people through free cataract surgery

Monday, June 15 2015
Netcare CEO braves cold winter night in support of less fortunate, vulnerable children

Dr Richard Friedland preparing to brave the cold at the CEO SleepOut

Monday, June 15 2015
Lack of awareness makes life difficult for those suffering from epilepsy

Epilepsy treatable in great majority of cases

Friday, June 12 2015
Irregular heartbeat a potentially life-threatening condition

Public awareness of this common heart condition still lacking

Monday, June 1 2015
Official opening of NRC Queenstown new dialysis unit

State-of-the-art unit can now dialyse 80 patients three times per week

Tuesday, May 19 2015
President of the Republic of Liberiathanks Netcare for support in fighting Ebola

Netcare donated four ambulances to Liberia during the Ebola crisis

Monday, May 18 2015
Nurses honoured at public and private Cape Town hospitals

A selfless profession in service of humanity

Wednesday, May 13 2015
Clinical expertise, dedication, and passion: prerequisites for nursing

Nurses need to be mentally strong

Tuesday, May 12 2015
Nurses: a force for change

International Nurses Day (12 May) highlights the impact of nurses on quality care

Tuesday, May 12 2015
Netcare nurse from Durban shows that compassion doesn’t end when her shift does

Nurses’ impact on society highlighted on International Nurses Day (12 May)

Monday, May 11 2015
Netcare nurses show that compassion doesn’t end when their shift does

Nurses’ impact on society highlighted on International Nurses Day (12 May)

Monday, May 11 2015
Healthy ’rivalry’ between hospitals on World Hand Hygiene Day

Netcare Milpark and St Augustine Hospitals compete in hand hygiene relay

Thursday, May 7 2015
Netcare burns statistics 2014/2015: An eye-opener

Numbers show that men aged 26 to 40 face greatest risk

Tuesday, May 5 2015
Smokers have a threefold increased risk of premature death

South Africans need to take responsibility for their health, says expert

Thursday, April 30 2015
I feel so much better!

Patient discharged 72 hours after having cancerous kidney removed in first robotic assisted procedure of its kind in SA

Wednesday, April 29 2015
Shaving it off for cancer

Netcare N1 City Hospital staff show solidarity with, and help raise funds for, cancer sufferers

Wednesday, April 29 2015
Malaria a dangerous disease that should not be underestimated

South Africans need to be more aware of the threat posed by malaria, says expert

Friday, April 24 2015
Teamwork in the name of rabies prevention

Partnership forged to educate children to prevent dog bites and rabies

Tuesday, April 21 2015
Flu vaccinations now available in South Africa

Delay caused by vital vaccine modification to match potent flu strains

Friday, April 17 2015
Team effort saves curious child’s arm after accident with mincer

Emergency Services and specialists at Netcare Blaauwberg Hospital team up for unusual operation

Thursday, April 16 2015
Awareness is critical in the fight against prostate cancer

Good food hygiene can make the difference between sickness and good health

Thursday, April 9 2015
New Netcare 1 helicopter strengthens Netcare 911 aero-medical service

A significant development in air ambulance capability in South Africa

Tuesday, April 7 2015
631 students graduate from Netcare Education’s Gauteng South West campus

”A success story for education and healthcare in our country”

Friday, April 3 2015
Netcare promotes continuing professional development for doctors

Netcare CPD Symposium held in Johannesburg shared knowledge and innovations

Wednesday, April 1 2015
Netcare healthcare facilities across SA to actively promote hand hygiene

Netcare healthcare facilities across SA to actively promote hand hygiene

Wednesday, April 1 2015
Netcare 911 opts for cleaner high-performance emergency vehicles

Performance, safety and environmental impact are critical considerations

Tuesday, March 31 2015
Focus on quality leadership helps improve clinical patient outcomes

Winner of the 2014 Netcare Quality Leadership Awards announced

Thursday, March 26 2015
New Netcare Pregnancy App

New Netcare Pregnancy App makes valuable information easily accessible

Tuesday, March 24 2015
Netcare 911 helps raise awareness on road safety

Doctor committed to eliminating mother-to-child transmission of HIV

Friday, March 20 2015
Miracle baby goes home after highly specialised operation to remove huge tumour

One of the largest tumours of its kind experts have ever seen

Monday, March 16 2015
SA's leading healthcare group top of mind when it comes to caring for mankind

Netcare secures top honours for corporate social responsibility

Friday, March 13 2015
‘Baby’ no. 329 comes full circle

Returning ‘home’ 25 years and 37 422 babies later

Tuesday, March 10 2015
New Polokwane private hospital to improve access to cost-effective, quality healthcare

Netcare Polokwane Hospital will offer much needed specialised services

Monday, March 9 2015
Netcare Ferncrest Hospital brings specialised services to the North West Province

Newly completed private hospital expansion and upgrades ensure ease of access

Friday, March 6 2015
State-of-the-art expansions and upgrades to local private hospital at an advanced stage

Netcare Ferncrest Hospital brings more cutting-edge healthcare to the North West Province

Tuesday, March 3 2015
KZN’s first nuclear medicine procedure to treat inoperable neuroendocrine tumour

Nuclear medicine centre launched in Durban

Friday, February 20 2015
Measles makes a comeback

Worrying surge in new cases in SA and US emphasises importance of vaccinations

Friday, February 20 2015
Winners of Netcare’s ‘all-expenses-paid’ birth welcome their first child

Judith Kashora and Tonderai Jiri knew their first child was blessed before she was even born.

Wednesday, February 18 2015
First aid for bites and stings

Sound advice from a medical expert

Monday, February 16 2015
Choking: equip yourself to deal with this common life-threatening situation

Vital information for parents, childcare workers, and the general public

Sunday, February 15 2015
HIV: “It’s time to move towards elimination”

Doctor committed to eliminating mother-to-child transmission of HIV

Wednesday, February 11 2015
Prestigious Hamilton Naki Clinical Scholarship awarded for eighth time

One of a number of Netcare initiatives to advance medicine and healthcare in South Africa

Wednesday, February 11 2015
Support is key in fighting cancer

Netcare shows solidarity with cancer patients on World Cancer Day

Wednesday, February 4 2015
Netcare scoops national CSR award for third consecutive year

Netcare has been awarded the 2015 national PMR.africa Diamond Arrow Award

Monday, February 2 2015
Netcare’s sustainability performance among the best in the world

Netcare has been awarded the 2015 Robeco SAM Bronze Class

Monday, January 26 2015
SMU receives first donation for Anatomy Department

Cadaver freezer room established to enhance medical training

Thursday, January 22 2015
Netcare reaches over 270 000 people in their efforts to prevent trauma injury

Netcare Trauma Injury Prevention Programme (NTIP) marks two years on World Head Injury Day

Tuesday, January 20 2015
Hospital spreads festive season cheer

UCT Private Academic Hospital outreach initiative supports elderly and people with disabilities

Tuesday, January 13 2015
Tips to make the most of your pregnancy this Pregnancy Awareness Week (10 – 16 February)

Netcare shows solidarity with cancer patients on World Cancer Day

Monday, January 5 2015

2014

Going beyond the call of duty

Netcare 911 Carer of the Year 2014 honours selfless paramedics

Thursday, November 27 2014
Vigilance key to protecting children over the school holidays

Greater awareness of child safety can assist in preventing injuries

Thursday, November 27 2014
Netcare Results for the year ended 30 September 2014

Strong demand for private healthcare in SA; NHS contracting to private sector growing in UK but private healthcare sector still recovering Johannesburg, 24 November 2014

Monday, November 24 2014
Most successful Momentum 94.7 Cycle Challenge ever

Record number of riders and outstanding organisation the order of the day

Friday, November 21 2014
World’s longest surviving female transplant patient celebrates 30 years anniversary with a donor heart

Organ transplants save and transform lives

Friday, November 21 2014
Netcare recognises 83 Eastern Cape employees for 1 500 years of committed service

A total of nearly 1 500 years of service to Netcare hospitals in the Eastern Cape

Monday, November 17 2014
Today is the 10th anniversary of the day you saved my life

Former patient returns to hospital to thank staff and doctors who saved his life

Tuesday, November 11 2014
Netcare hospitals invite women to learn more about conditions which may impact their health

Netcare Park Lane and Netcare Rand hospitals to host free women’s health awareness event

Friday, November 7 2014
Long walk to full vision for cataracts patient

Gift of sight given to 60-year-old after three-year wait

Thursday, November 6 2014
Breast cancer still tops the list of cancers impacting South African women

Almost one in eight women will develop breast cancer at some stage

Tuesday, November 4 2014
Awards recognise the contribution made by Netcare St Augustine’s Hospital

Serving the community for more than 100 years

Monday, November 3 2014
Netcare gets behind the Changing Diabetes Cycle Relay

Changing diabetes one pedal at a time

Monday, October 27 2014
Diabetes Day to drive more awareness

4000 people expected to attend what promises to be exciting Diabetes Awareness Day

Tuesday, October 21 2014
Making a difference by teaching South Africans how to save a life

Save a life' with Netcare by learning how to do CPR

Friday, October 17 2014
Rehabilitation Sports Day celebrates hope and life after injury

Having a disability need not be a barrier to participating in sport and living life to the full

Thursday, October 16 2014
Serious concerns raised about driver negligence on South African Roads

Decisive action now needed to stem the carnage on our roads

Wednesday, October 15 2014
Finding her voice

Netcare Foundation gives 19-year-old cleft palate sufferer the gift of clear speech

Tuesday, October 7 2014
Yellow fever vaccination essential when travelling to tropical and subtropical areas in Africa and South America

It is essential to be vaccinated against yellow fever

Monday, October 6 2014
Netcare Education leads the way in private nursing education and training

Nearly 1 600 nursing students graduate

Thursday, October 2 2014
Communities in KZN rate Netcare hospitals tops in newspaper survey

Netcare St Augustine’s Hospital considered best for fifth year in row

Thursday, October 2 2014
Leukaemia can be successfully treated at specialised centres

Pretoria bone marrow transplant unit first and only in Africa to receive international accreditation

Tuesday, September 30 2014
Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital shows that it's all heart

Hospital holds free health screenings and free health talks for Cape Town community

Thursday, September 25 2014
Educate, empower and enrich - the keys to HIV management

The art of being an HIV clinician

Friday, September 19 2014
200th heart transplant performed in Cape hospital

‘Routine operation’ gives life to many

Sunday, September 14 2014
Encouraging awareness of hearing problems this September

Free screenings offered at Netcare Mulbarton Hospital

Wednesday, September 10 2014
Celebrating the children for whom we have cared

 Netcare Clinton Hospital PICU marks first birthday

Wednesday, September 3 2014
UCT Private Academic Hospital opens specialist orthopaedic practice

OrthoUCT is a first for Cape Town

Tuesday, September 2 2014
Netcare Krugersdorp Hospital encourages continuing professional development in the medical field

Netcare Krugersdorp Hospital hosted a continuing professional development

Tuesday, September 2 2014
Pharmacists at theforefront of fighting antimicrobial resistance in South Africa

Netcare and Medicross committed to safeguarding antibiotics for the future

Monday, September 1 2014
Burns prevention always better than cure

Collaborative partnership spreads educational burns message

Thursday, August 28 2014
Full birth package to be awarded to one lucky mum at MamaMagic Durban

Netcare Alberlito Hospital sponsors big prize for expectant parents

Thursday, August 28 2014
Netcare responds to ruling in KPMG case

Netcare is disappointed with the ruling by Mr Justice Matojane in Netcare’s case against KPMG

Friday, August 22 2014
Foster mothers at village benefit from training in all-important CPR

Staff at Netcare Umhlanga Hospital inspired by work of LIV Village

Friday, August 22 2014
Learning to be Cassy again

16-year-old multiple stroke victim makes steady progress

Friday, August 22 2014
Netcare 911 launches new India02 ICU vehicle

Mobile intensive care ambulances make their mark

Wednesday, August 20 2014
I felt like I could ride a motorbike

New robotic surgical system delivers better results with fewer complications

Tuesday, August 19 2014
Ebola: what you need to know when travelling or working in Africa

Not only travellers need to get vaccinated against hepatitis

Friday, August 15 2014
The A to E of hepatitis

Not only travellers need to get vaccinated against hepatitis

Thursday, August 14 2014
Lucky MamaMagic winner welcomes new baby girl into the world

The Johannesburg mother won an all-expenses-paid-for birth at Netcare Mulbarton Hospital

Thursday, August 14 2014
Netcare Krugersdorp Hospital continues to excel

Committed to remaining at the forefront of emergency and medical care

Monday, August 11 2014
Minimally invasive surgery for repair of leaking heart valves available in SA

New structural heart centre a first in Africa

Monday, August 11 2014
First HD 3D Laparoscopic Surgical Video System in South Africa proving its mettle

Precision technology improves speed, accuracy and safety of laparoscopic procedures

Wednesday, July 23 2014
Dr John Filmer retires with honour

Well-earned retirement for respected GP

Tuesday, July 22 2014
Caring the Netcare way on Mandela Day

Netcare and Netcare 911 employees support a range of volunteer projects

Friday, July 18 2014
Leadership Excellence Award bestowed upon one of Netcare’s finest

Professionalism and passion rewarded

Friday, July 18 2014
South African maxillofacial and oral surgeons among the most respected in the world

Local experts impart their knowledge to surgeons from around the globe

Thursday, July 17 2014
State-of-the-art new hybrid theatre an important development for heart patient

Netcare St Augustine’s Hospital brings more cutting-edge healthcare to KZN

Monday, June 30 2014
In the business of life saving

Real-life superheroes to the rescue

Monday, June 30 2014
Netcare shares best practice on stereotactic radiotherapy and radiosurgery

Netcare Oncology hosts five workshops in SA's major centres

Wednesday, June 25 2014
Media Statement – Netcare A dvanced surgical robotic technolo gy introduced to Johannesburg and Cape Town

State - of - the - art system an important step forward for medicine in SA

Tuesday, June 24 2014
Netcare Robotic surgery project used to develop local medical skills

Da Vinci technology benefit s SA healthcare in a number of ways

Tuesday, June 24 2014
Advanced surgical robotic technology introduced to Johannesburg and Cape Town

State - of - the - art system an important step forward for medicine in SA

Tuesday, June 24 2014
Child safety seats shown to significantly reduce severe injury in vehicle accidents

Child safety seat distribution day held at The Glen Shopping Centre

Monday, June 23 2014
Netcare ranked South Africa’s most empowered healthcare company

Substantive progress made in realising transformation goals

Thursday, June 19 2014
Netcare committed to empowering youth

Unemployment among young South Africans has risen significantly over the past six years.

Friday, June 13 2014
Netcare Unitas Hospital tackles cancer head on

Oncology Day to shed new light on cancer prevention

Friday, June 13 2014
Altruism acknowledged at Netcare’s Carer of the Year awards


Staff of Netcare Gauteng South region hospitals acknowledged for going above and beyond

Monday, June 2 2014
Netcare Greenacres Hospital’s R30-million investment in upgrading cardiac facility

Healthcare facility an Eastern Cape referral centre for heart case

Wednesday, May 28 2014
Staying healthy at the world’s greatest soccer spectacle

Don’t fall prey to an infection at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

Monday, May 26 2014
Netcare911 saves kitten

Pepper was in dire need of urgent medical attention

Friday, May 16 2014
Netcare employee scoops gold

Rio 2016 Paralympics now within reach for Zandile

Thursday, May 15 2014
Walk of hope

Seven-year-old Blount’s disease sufferer is now fully mobile

Wednesday, May 14 2014
Netcare nurses touch the lives of millions of South Africans

Approximately 10 000 nurses touched the lives of a staggering 1.2 million patients

Friday, May 9 2014
Much coveted maternity prize awaits lucky mom-to-be

All-expenses-paid delivery at state-of-the-art maternity facility on offer

Friday, May 2 2014
Giant step forward for South African heart medicine

New procedure provides hope for patients with blocked heart arteries

Thursday, April 10 2014
The ‘make-up’ of hope

Looking good and feeling better at Netcare St Anne’s Hospital

Thursday, March 27 2014
Netcare advocates helmet safety on World Head Injury Awareness Day

Netcare visits schools to educate children about helmet safety

Thursday, March 20 2014
Netcare Rand Hospital helps clean up the streets of Hillbrow

Hospital staff actively participate in Ekhaya North Community Day

Monday, March 10 2014
Netcare wins Diversity Award as South Africa celebrates its 20 year anniversary of democracy

Netcare celebrates its contribution to 20 years of democracy by scooping top transformation award

Thursday, March 6 2014
Netcare 911 takes emergency medicine to a new level

Critical care outcomes enhanced through countrywide sharing of best practice

Friday, February 28 2014
No ordinary young woman

Treatment for pulmonary arterial hypertension a first for South Africa and Africa

Monday, February 24 2014
What moms-to-be can expect

More than a little advice for mothers-in-the-making

Wednesday, February 19 2014
Cancer no longer a death sentence

Staff at Netcare Kingsway Hospital fostering hope for cancer patients on World Cancer Day

Tuesday, February 4 2014
Lifestyle choices impact infertility

Infertility, its causes, prevention and treatment

Monday, February 3 2014
Cutting-edge asthma treatment gives Gerda a new lease on life

I lie awake thinking about all the things I can now do with my life!

Friday, January 31 2014
Tannah’s Gift: creating smiles

Five-year-old and her family raise money for cleft lip and palate sufferers

Tuesday, January 28 2014
Complementary treatment option available to adult South Africans with uncontrolled asthma

Many asthma sufferers unable to control the disease with medications alone

Monday, January 13 2014

2013

Durban family physician honoured with prestigious award

Christiaan Barnard Memorial Award goes to Medicross doctor

Friday, December 13 2013
Pay attention to your health when traveling overseas on holiday

Planning for your trip can minimise healthcare risks

Thursday, December 12 2013
Netcare hospitals and emergency medical services provider recognised for service excellence

Staff’s commitment to Netcare values pays off

Wednesday, December 4 2013
Allison finds her way home

Individuals with temporary or permanent disability could benefit from rehabilitation

Monday, December 2 2013
Helmets saves lives

Seven-year old boy has a miraculous recovery after near-fatal motorcycle accident

Monday, November 25 2013
Netcare Pretoria East Hospital sets its sights on a Guinness World Record

Hospital aims to set the record for number of chest compressions performed in a day

Thursday, November 21 2013
Netcare Pretoria East Hospital sets its sights on a Guinness World Record

Hospital aims to set the record for number of chest compressions performed in a day

Thursday, November 21 2013
Netcare Greenacres Hospital leads the way in spinal surgery technology

First hospital in Africa to acquire proAXIS Spinal Surgery Table

Wednesday, November 13 2013
Netcare leads the way in spinal surgery technology

First hospital in Africa to acquire proAXIS Spinal Surgery Table

Wednesday, November 13 2013
Procedure brings hope to those suffering from lower back pain

Operation done for the first time in the Eastern Cape

Wednesday, November 13 2013
Malaria kills!

South Africans need to be more aware of this serious disease, says expert

Friday, November 8 2013
Netcare St Anne’s Hospital introduces cutting-edge neurosurgical technology

The complex human brain presents a surgery challenge

Monday, November 4 2013
Early treatment of stroke saves lives

Knowing the signs of this life threatening condition can help to save lives

Friday, November 1 2013
Goodman takes top honours

Third time lucky for paramedic with a heart of gold

Friday, October 25 2013
‘Father’ of modern metabolic surgery to speak in SA

Why the overuse of antibiotics can harm you

Thursday, October 24 2013
Always a paramedic

Hearts that beat to the same rhythm

Wednesday, October 23 2013
Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital to host free breast cancer talk

Speaker will focus on the efficacy of breast cancer awareness drives in South Africa

Wednesday, October 23 2013
HART Fertility Clinic gives renewed hope to couples

New holistic fertility clinic opens at Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital

Monday, October 21 2013
Saying no to driving and dialling

Netcare hospitals take the lead in making vehicles cellphone-free zones

Wednesday, October 16 2013
Seeing is believing

The Netcare Foundation gives 19 cataract sufferers the gift of sight

Wednesday, October 16 2013
Leukaemia can be successfully treated today

New blood cancer treatments save lives

Wednesday, October 9 2013
Medical teams step up to the plate for young burn victim

Weeks of pain and discomfort fade as toddler embarks on mercy flight

Tuesday, October 8 2013
Breakthrough in foetal surgery celebrated

Doctors laud parents and colleagues for bravery and tenacity

Tuesday, October 1 2013
Cervical cancer a life-threatening yet preventable disease

One of few cancers for which there is a known cause

Monday, September 30 2013
Rabies, one of the world’s oldest, most lethal diseases

Know as much as possible about this deadly affliction

Wednesday, September 25 2013
The heart of Netcare St Anne’s Hospital beats strong

Hospital’s cardiac unit offers quality care by experienced healthcare professionals

Wednesday, September 18 2013
Heart disease in South Africa reaching “alarming proportions”

One in three men and one in four women will have a heart condition by age 60

Friday, September 13 2013
Netcare certified as Top Employer South Africa 2014 in healthcare sector

Staff members being ”exceptionally well looked after

Wednesday, September 4 2013
SA warm to the use of generic medicines

National Pharmacy Week to highlight the attributes of generics as an effective and affordable alternative

Tuesday, September 3 2013
Breakthrough procedure offers hope to pregnant women with heart rhythm abnormalities

Breakthrough procedure offers hope to pregnant women with heart rhythm abnormalities

Monday, September 2 2013
Healthcare professionals graduate

More than 1 600 students graduate!

Wednesday, August 21 2013
I do not know their voices

I hope that the cochlear implants will bring me back to the world of the hearing and add a whole new perspective to my life.

Tuesday, August 20 2013
Kidney disease sufferers to benefit from new Sedibeng dialysis unit

National Renal Care (NRC) opens facility in Vereeniging

Monday, August 12 2013
Four women and a miracle baby

Women band together to save the life of a premature baby

Thursday, August 8 2013
Queen Mamohato Memorial Hospital

Queen visits the Queen Mamohato Memorial Hospital

Thursday, August 8 2013
Queen visits the Queen Mamohato Memorial Hospital

Mamohato Memorial Hospital in Maseru

Thursday, August 8 2013
Breast may be best, but it’s not easy

Netcare Milpark Hospital’s Breast Care Centre of Excellence gives hope to breastfeeding mothers

Monday, August 5 2013
SA's first in utero double-shunt baby

Breakthrough procedure performed by foetal surgical unit opens new doors

Friday, August 2 2013
Tshepang's long cherished dream of flying in a helicopter comes true

It was a huge relief to us that Netcare 911 willingly stepped forward to assist in making Tshepang’s dream a reality

Thursday, August 1 2013
Healthcare professionals collaborate to help make World Transplant Games a success

Leading minds to explore the latest solutions in the treatment of morbid obesity

Wednesday, July 31 2013
New diagnostic technology introduced to Pietermaritzburg for very first time

Bronchoscope enables improved diagnostic evaluation of medical conditions such as lung cancer

Friday, July 26 2013
CPR saves teenager’s life

First aid could be the single most important thing you ever learn

Friday, July 5 2013
Countless hearts captivated and mobilised into helping brothers

Thank you for giving us the opportunity to stand on our feet!

Tuesday, July 2 2013
New way to test breast cancer
Friday, June 21 2013
Hospital performs milestone 50th cochlear implant

Three-year-old Monique afforded a chance at a normal life

Thursday, May 30 2013
Callouts for near drownings and drownings increasing

Netcare and Netcare 911 offer helpful tips on what to do

Wednesday, May 22 2013
Thousands fight brave personal battles to overcome head injury disabilities every day

I was rushed to Netcare Milpark Hospital where I spent an entire month in a coma

Monday, May 20 2013
Should you choose a preventive mastectomy

Mastectomies are not medically necessary for many early-stage breast cancers

Friday, May 17 2013
How technology has altered nursing in SA

Netcare is using a multimodal tool developed by its nurses to become more patient centric

Thursday, May 9 2013
Men in Nursing forum to be launched

The response has been phenomenal

Tuesday, May 7 2013
Netcare’s transformation achievements acknowledged

I am humbled and overwhelmed to accept this award on behalf of the Netcare family

Thursday, May 2 2013
Top surgeon awarded Order of the Baobab

Presidency recognises Dr Sayed Mohamed Ridwan Mia for his role in helping burn victims

Tuesday, April 30 2013
Five-year-old burn victim with a heart of gold benefits from cutting edge procedure

Procedure a “landmark in medical science” in Africa and the world

Thursday, April 25 2013
The A-Z of malaria myths and facts

Malaria is not someone else’s problem, it is everyone’s

Thursday, April 25 2013
First chronic dialysis unit opened in Hillcrest

National Renal Care to begin construction on larger unit

Tuesday, April 2 2013
Stem the TB tide by learning all there is to know about this illness

Promoting TB awareness on World TB day

Tuesday, March 19 2013
Mamohato Memorial Hospital Public Private Partnership project clocks up second award in less than a year

Queen ’Mamohato Memorial Hospital, Botšabelo, Lesotho recognised for transforming healthcare services

Friday, March 8 2013
Netcare awarded for investment in South Africa and its people

Wins prestigious PMR Golden Arrow award

Thursday, March 7 2013
Urgent need to tackle the scourge of kidney disease

The National Kidney Foundation of South Africa states that no less than 10 000 South Africans die of kidney failure and kidney disease every year

Wednesday, March 6 2013
Infertility can cut both ways

Traditional thinking on infertility challenged

Monday, February 25 2013
First ever dedicated stroke service for KwaZulu-Natal

A much-needed, dedicated acute stroke service has been established in KwaZulu-Natal

Wednesday, February 20 2013
The food items that should be in every trolley

A diet to live for

Monday, February 18 2013
Dealing with rape

The hours immediately after a rape have a huge impact on the recovery process

Friday, February 15 2013
What's best for you, is best for your wellness

A few lifestyle changes could make the difference between having to live with a range of health problems or not

Thursday, February 14 2013
The power of informed motherhood

Research shows that mothers are happier when supported with information on how best to look after their babies

Thursday, January 31 2013
Healthy living, healthy heart

Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital to host free Heart Awareness talk

Friday, January 25 2013
Urgent appeal for Baby Sergio answered

Team pulls together for critical ten month old

Wednesday, January 23 2013
Tick-bite diseases: A guide

Advice for avoiding the scourge

Wednesday, January 23 2013
Groundbreaking conference to support children undergoing medical treatment

The Interdisciplinary Academic Conference on the Holistic Support of Children in Healthcare

Wednesday, January 23 2013
Pioneering limb reconstruction surgery a dream come true for Trevor

One of the first of its kind in the world

Monday, January 21 2013
Netcare hospitals rated among the top in Ekurhuleni

Netcare N17 and Netcare Sunward Park hospitals win prestigious PMR.africa awards

Monday, January 21 2013
New trauma injury prevention programme expected to save many lives

Netcare will be launching a Trauma Injury Prevention (TIP) programme

Friday, January 18 2013

2012

Obesity reaches “epidemic” proportions

Surgery effective in correcting the problem

Wednesday, October 10 2012
SA remains a world leader in cardiac medicine

South Africa became known as a global leader in cardiac medicine

Thursday, September 27 2012
KZN’s first pinhole surgery baby is born

Breakthrough procedure opens new doors

Wednesday, July 11 2012
Innovative nocturnal dialysis now available in South Africa

Kidney disease sufferers win back their daylight hours

Thursday, July 5 2012
Spinal cord stimulation offers effective treatment for peripheral vascular disease

Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) is a treatment that has been successfully used for many years by pain specialists and neurosurgeons

Thursday, January 12 2012

2010

South Africa’s private healthcare sector has much it can teach the world

Netcare Unitas Hospital  Visiting Surgeon Programme

Thursday, September 16 2010
It's never too early to care for your heart

While it is commonly believed that heart failure and other chronic diseases such as diabetes only affect middle-aged and older people, risk factors can develop from much earlier in life, and younger people should start caring for their health as early as possible.

Tuesday, September 14 2010
Hospital moves swiftly to investigate cause of illness

Netcare Olivedale Hospital today reported that two members of the same family died at the hospital from an illness, the cause of which is not currently known

Monday, September 6 2010
Launch of Largest Stem Cell Unit in Southern Africa

Advanced stem cell transplantation done right here in SA

Thursday, August 5 2010
Help heal a child's heart

Song inspired by the children

Tuesday, July 20 2010
Paediatric upgrade and children's charter launch

Netcare Park Lane Hospital believes that a child is their own person with their own identity and deserves no less respect than an adult does.

Tuesday, March 16 2010
Leading the way in robotic heart medicine

A local team of heart specialists is showing the way with its use of state-of-the-art robotic technology.

Wednesday, March 10 2010
Africa's most advanced neurosurgery centre launched

Africa's most advanced neurosurgery theatre and first interventional MR and CT centre was officially opened in Cape Town.

Tuesday, March 2 2010

2009

SA Medical history is made

New procedure offers hope to severely compromised cardiac patients.

Wednesday, October 14 2009