Events

Our events section tells you about the amazing initiatives, social events and exciting research that happen in and around our clinics.

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Mediclinic on Instagram

Posted on 2 August 2016

The new Mediclinic Instagram feed – @mediclinicsouthernafrica – takes you on a visual journey of the people and infrastructure behind the Mediclinic brand.

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Mediclinic Midstream is eco for Earth Hour

Posted on 27 March 2015

Here’s how Mediclinic Midstream, currently one of the most eco-friendly hospitals in South Africa, does their bit for the environment every day…

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Mediclinic Gariep is committed to green

Posted on 29 August 2014

Mediclinic’s newest hospital, Mediclinic Gariep, is committed to green! Find out here.

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Congratulations, Mediclinic!

Posted on 24 July 2014

Mediclinic boasts eighth position out of 450 brands in this year’s BrandFinance South Africa Top 50 brands.

DID YOU KNOW?

  • We use the internationally recognised Oxford Vermont Network to keep our neonatal critical care units at the forefront of paediatric medicine.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • You get 20% of the water your body needs from eating fruit and vegetables.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Our hospitals are designed to minimise ambient noise to promote sleeping and the healing process.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Our corridors are 2.3m wide allowing two beds to pass one another without any interference.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • We place oxygen-releasing, toxin-absorbing plants, like Sanseviera Trifasciata, around our hospitals.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • We install alcohol rub dispensers at our facilities to prevent the spread of pathogens.
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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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  • To make the most of every second, we strive to synchronise all our clocks in the hospital.
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  • The triage admission system in our emergency centres has been able to reduce mortality by up to 50%.
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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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World Blood Donor Day 2014

Posted on 13 June 2014

480ml is all it takes. Donate blood this World Blood Donor day.

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Remembering Madiba

Posted on 6 December 2013

A tribute to a hero – we remember Nelson Mandela through his wisdom.

DID YOU KNOW?

  • A jumping rope uses almost every muscle in the entire body during exercise.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Immunisations save lives and help stop diseases from spreading.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Our 24-hour emergency centres feature state-of-the-art life-saving equipment.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • We install alcohol rub dispensers at our facilities to prevent the spread of pathogens.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Mediclinic trains more than a thousand nurses annually at training centres throughout Southern Africa.
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  • The only one in Africa and one of only 13 in the world, the P-I BrÅnemark Institute of Excellence at Mediclinic Morningside, specialises in facial reconstruction.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • We use a yacht-mast design for our cabling and keep it safely wound up in our trauma pedestals to avoid any accidents.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Most nursing units have windows overlooking gardens to promote healing.
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  • Scrub areas in theatre are a minimum of 2.1m wide to accommodate at least two people at a time.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • An orange has over 170 different phytonutrients and more than 60 flavonoids, providing anti-inflammatory, anti-tumour and blood clot-inhibiting effects.
    #MediclinicFacts
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Mediclinic Vergelegen reopens after flood

Posted on 25 November 2013

Following the flood of 15 November, Mediclinic Vergelegen will reopen its doors to the community on Wednesday, 27 November 2013, with the majority of doctors’ consulting rooms, four theatres as well as 90 ward and 10 ICU/High Care beds functioning as a multidisciplinary hospital.

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Mediclinic Vergelegen flood management update

Posted on 20 November 2013

Clean up operations are progressing well at Mediclinic Vergelegen after what the city estimated to be worse than a one-in-a-50-year flood necessitated the evacuation of the hospital on the evening of 15 November.

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Mediclinic Vergelegen flood management a collective effort

Posted on 16 November 2013

The management, doctors and staff of Mediclinic Vergelegen, together with volunteers and disaster risk management from the municipality and other emergency teams – including Western Cape Emergency Services and Disaster Management, ER24, the SAPS, Fire Services, Netcare 911, EMO and the Western Cape Ambulance Service – reacted swiftly in ensuring the safety of patients when a flood occurred at the hospital on the evening of 15 November 2013.

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Mediclinic Vergelegen flood management underway

Posted on 16 November 2013

The management and staff of Mediclinic Vergelegen reacted swiftly in ensuring the safety of patients and staff when a flood occurred at the hospital on the evening of 15 November 2013. The flood followed excessive storms in the Somerset West area and necessitated the evacuation of all patients.

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Mediclinic Muelmed cochlear procedure a first in SA

Posted on 12 September 2013

This new technology, the HiFocus Mid-Scala Electrode, was introduced world-wide very recently, with today’s procedure being the first in South Africa.

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Mediclinic doctor garners awards for TB advocacy

Posted on 2 July 2013

Having collected an international award in Washington for the work done by her tuberculosis (TB) treatment advocacy group, TB Proof, Dr Dalene von Delft, an emergency centre doctor at Mediclinic Vergelegen, was also recently named as one of Mail & Guardian’s 200 Young South Africans.

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Pedal to the medal

Posted on 12 March 2013

The annual Cape Epic lives up to its name in more ways than one, particularly when you consider the multifaceted logistical planning that lies behind the event.

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Celebrating 10 years at the ABSA Cape Epic

Posted on 11 March 2013

Ten years ago, race founder Kevin Vermaak realised his dream of a multi-day mountain biking event and the ABSA Cape Epic was born.

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Mediclinic Events team kept busy at MTB events

Posted on 4 March 2013

The Mediclinic Events team of 3 doctors and 4 nurses were kept busy over the last 4 days of serious mountain bike racing at Boschendal and environs.

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Electronic patient management system

Posted on 1 March 2013

Mediclinic has a specially designed electronic patient system which helps create an invaluable medical database, sourced from the information provided when riders enter the race and from the screening at the Lifestyle Expo.

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Check in at the Mediclinic Medical Mezzanine

Posted on 1 March 2013

At this stage, most Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour participants are performing at their peak and are now contemplating their race strategy.

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New hospital to enhance Mediclinic’s services in Kimberley

Posted on 22 February 2013

Mediclinic is proud to announce that building has commenced on its 53rd Southern African hospital, following a ground-breaking ceremony at what will become Mediclinic Gariep in Kimberley on 21 February 2013.

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Mediclinic medical support at 2012 DIE BURGER Cycle Tour

Posted on 5 December 2012

Mediclinic Corporate Events fielded a strong team of medical staff at this year’s DIE BURGER Cycle Tour which took place in Stellenbosch on Sunday, 2 December 2012.

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Mediclinic supports Kalahari Augrabies Extreme Marathon

Posted on 26 October 2012

The Kalahari Augrabies Extreme Marathon is one of the top extreme runs in the world and has made it onto the world renown Endurance Life bucket list.

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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.

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