Events

This section tells you about the endurance events Mediclinic supports with world-class medical care.

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Events

Mediclinic and ER24 joins Formula E medical support team

The City of Cape Town is hosting the 2023 Cape Town E-Prix late in February. This is the first-ever ABB FIA Formula E World Championship race in South Africa and

Cape Town Cycle Tour

“My heart attack saved me”

When Byron Nichles lined up at the start of the Cape Town Cycle Tour, he didn’t expect his race to end in emergency evacuation – or that his entire life

Cape Town Cycle Tour

Cape Town Cycle Tour – World Class Expertise

Mediclinic has safely supported the Cape Town Cycle Tour for more than 20 years. Our expertise and experience in such mass participation events allows us to focus on ensuring the safest possible race for all participants.

Events

International Nurses Day – Saying thank you

What do you say to someone who cares selflessly? Has compassion for every person they come into contact with? Is strong when you are weak? Mediclinic says “Thank You!” Each

Cape Epic

Facing the future with Scinapse

Mediclinic has embarked on a bold digital innovation journey with Scinapse.

DID YOU KNOW?

  • The triage admission system in our emergency centres has been able to reduce mortality by up to 50%.
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  • We install alcohol rub dispensers at our facilities to prevent the spread of pathogens.
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  • Our hospitals are designed to minimise ambient noise to promote sleeping and the healing process.
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  • To prevent harmful bacteria being absorbed by mattresses we use protective under sheets made from polypropylene.
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  • A baby weighing 390g survived thanks to the expertise of Mediclinic’s highly qualified paediatric staff and specialists.
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  • Our nursing units are designed to minimise the distance between nursing staff and patients.
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  • We have backup generators for our backup generators so that we can provide uninterrupted expert care.
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  • A jumping rope uses almost every muscle in the entire body during exercise.
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  • You get 20% of the water your body needs from eating fruit and vegetables.
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  • We found a practical solution to a shortage of theatre nurses by becoming a registered teaching institution.
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Cape Town Cycle Tour

25 Years of Expertise at the Cape Town Cycle Tour

Bringing 25 years of experience to the Cape Town Cycle Tour, Mediclinic is proud to be the official medical provider to the world’s biggest timed cycle race. Since 1995, Mediclinic

Cape Epic

Your 2020 sports calendar [infographic]

A year’s worth of sporting events where Mediclinic plays a key role in providing medical assistance and expertise. Plus: what to look out for at each one – risk factors and common injuries, illnesses, and how to prevent them.

DID YOU KNOW?

  • A baby has a 70% better chance of surviving a motor vehicle accident if in a secure car seat and properly restrained.
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  • Our world-class neonatal units feature high frequency oscillatory ventilators to minimise lung trauma in premature babies.
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  • We have backup generators for our backup generators so that we can provide uninterrupted expert care.
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  • An orange has over 170 different phytonutrients and more than 60 flavonoids, providing anti-inflammatory, anti-tumour and blood clot-inhibiting effects.
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  • Mediclinic Cape Town is accredited as a mother and baby friendly institution, having scored 100% at a recent external review.
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  • Mediclinic is one of the three leading private hospital groups in Southern Africa and the sixth largest private healthcare group in the world.
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  • A baby weighing 390g survived thanks to the expertise of Mediclinic’s highly qualified paediatric staff and specialists.
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  • Most nursing units have windows overlooking gardens to promote healing.
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  • Our 24-hour emergency centres feature state-of-the-art life-saving equipment.
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  • We found a practical solution to a shortage of theatre nurses by becoming a registered teaching institution.
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Cape Epic

Saddle Sores– Getting back in the saddle

While many riders have ridden successfully without incurring any symptoms of saddle sores, the climate and natural environment together with the prolonged period of 8 days’ riding often lead to

Cape Epic

Participant medical pre-event screening of athletes is no longer a luxury

For the past three years Mediclinic’s dedicated special events medical team have worked with race organisers across multiple sporting codes to promote and endorse pre-event screening of athletes.

Events

Mediclinic World Prematurity Day Fun Run 2019

Get moving and join the fun on a 5km run or walk to raise awareness about WOrld Prematurity Day and support Tygerberg Hospital Children’s Trust. Worldwide, premature birth is the

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Cape Epic

Hand Hygiene, Less Germs – More Glory!

Over the upcoming eight days of the 2020 Absa Cape Epic, the race’s reputation as one of the world’s most recognised extreme races will once again be put to the

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