CORPORATE SOCIAL INVESTMENT

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‘This is why I volunteer’

Posted on 20 January 2017

Mediclinic encourages its staff and affiliated doctors to take some time out every year to volunteer. Dr Mandi Oosthuizen, a GP at Mediclinic Hoogland in Bethlehem, volunteered with the Joyce Meyer Ministries Hand of Hope medical outreach programme. She tells us what she found most enriching about her two weeks in Madagascar.

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Mediclinic Southern Africa gives back

Posted on 2 July 2014

More than 3 000 people are treated at Khayelitsha Hospital each month. Here’s how Mediclinic Southern Africa showed their support.

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CSI surgery helps 83-year-old conservationist back onto his feet

Posted on 11 July 2013

An octogenarian game ranger was able to return to the job he loves after undergoing vital hip replacement surgery through Mediclinic Pietermaritzburg’s corporate social investment (CSI) programme.

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Mediclinic works with Limpopo Department of Health

Posted on 18 October 2012

In the spirit of working with government to enhance the care and well-being of patients, Mediclinic presented almost R800 000 worth of medical and other equipment to the Limpopo Department of Health and Social Development, as part of our carefully orchestrated corporate social investment (CSI) programme.

DID YOU KNOW?

  • We monitor the temperature of our neonatal units as newborn babies are extremely sensitive to temperature change.
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  • Our hospitals are designed to minimise ambient noise to promote sleeping and the healing process.
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  • Scrub areas in theatre are a minimum of 2.1m wide to accommodate at least two people at a time.
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  • Mediclinic has the highest number of internationally accredited facilities in Southern Africa.
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  • Trauma patients with a critically low temperature will often be wrapped in a space blanket to reduce heat loss.
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  • We have backup generators for our backup generators so that we can provide uninterrupted expert care.
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  • Our radio-translucent theatre beds enable X-rays to be taken on the spot, without having to move the patient or disturb the procedure.
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  • To ensure sterility, our surgical instruments are twice wrapped in sterile fabric.
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  • Our 24-hour emergency centres feature state-of-the-art life-saving equipment.
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  • Nurses can observe patients at all times as critical care units are designed like a beehive with the nurses’ station in the middle.
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Breast Cancer Awarenes Month : Mediclinic aboard the PinkDrive

Posted on 11 October 2012

One in 29 South African women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime*… This figure is frightening. Yet with early detection and effective treatment, the prognosis is very good.

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Mediclinic supports the Change a Life Cycle Tour

Posted on 21 September 2012

A brutal, tragic event five years ago sparked an organisation that has literally turned the tables on a scourge of our society by raising upwards of R3 million for positive action against crime.

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