Recognition for Netcare hospitals
2019/20 Ask Afrika Orange Index Awards
Netcare won the prestigious 2019/20 Ask Afrika Orange Index Award for service excellence in the private hospitals category. This is the fourth consecutive year that Netcare achieved top honours in this category. Netcare furthermore ranked amongst the top 10 of the 188 companies measured over 31 industries, the second time that Netcare achieved this distinction.
2019 AEE (Association of Energy Engineers) Energy Awards
Netcare won the 2019 Sub-Saharan African Region Corporate Energy Management Award, the first for a healthcare group on the African continent.
2019 Climate Champion Awards - Global Green and Healthy Hospitals (GGHH)
Netcare won four Climate Champion Awards in 2019, stemming from the company's participation in the international 2020 Health Care Climate Challenge organised by Global Green and Healthy Hospitals (GGHH). Netcare achieved three gold awards in the categories Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction, Climate Resilience, and Climate Leadership, and a silver award in the category Renewable Energy. These awards place Netcare second in the world amongst over 28 000 hospitals.
2019 National Pioneer Pharmacy Awards
Netcare won both the institutional 2019 National Pioneer Pharmacy Awards from the South African Pharmacy Council. The award for Best Private Institutional Pharmacy in South Africa went to
Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital's pharmacy under the stewardship of pharmacy manager, Adelle Wilbers, and the Best Private Institutional Pharmacist in South Africa Award went to
Nirasha Singh, the national head of Netcare's clinical pharmacy services.
2019 SAAPMB Awards
Two Netcare medical physicists won awards from the South African Association of Physicists in Medicine and Biology (SAAPMB). Michelle van Heerden of Netcare Milpark Hospital won the Azimed Award for the Most Innovative Work performed during 2019. Ilse Nell, regional medical physics manager: diagnostic imaging and dosimeter services, won the SABS Award for the Best Research performed in the field of radiation dosimetry, and was also honoured with the Elekta Award for the Best Overall Research presentation in 2019.
2019 newspaper Readers' Choice Awards
Netcare received a Platinum award, the highest accolade, in the hospitals category of the national 2019 Daily Sun Readers' Choice Award. Netcare St Augustine's Hospital was voted best private hospital in KwaZulu-Natal in the 2019 Daily News Readers' Choice Awards, the 12th consecutive win for the hospital. Netcare Pretoria East Hospital was voted top in the hospitals category in the 2019 Beeld Readers' Choice Awards. Netcare Park Lane Hospital won The Star 2019 Best of the Best Award in the hospitals category, with Netcare Milpark Hospital in second place. Netcare Linmed Hospital won the 2018 Best of Ekurhuleni Readers' Choice Award for the best medical facility in Ekurhuleni, the 2nd win in a row.
2019 PMR.africa Awards
Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial, Netcare Ferncrest, Netcare Pholoso and Netcare St Augustine's hospitals each won a 2019 PMR.africa Diamond Arrow Award – the highest accolade – in the category for private hospitals in City of Cape Town/Cape Peninsula, North West Province, Limpopo and KwaZulu-Natal respectively. Netcare uMhlanga Hospital won a Golden Arrow Award.