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Caring for the most vulnerable – celebrating World Prematurity Day

“Where does one begin on what makes your neonatal nurse special because they play a very important role in your family’s life? It is not easy to have your baby

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Mediclinic Nursing Excellence Awards

The Mediclinic Nursing Excellence Award is an opportunity to recognise nurses who give of themselves daily; nurses who truly believe that connecting with their patients is an essential part of who they are.

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Care is a calling

This International Nurses Day, we examine Mediclinic’s large-scale national higher education initiative that makes Mediclinic nurses known for their selfless devotion to duty.

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Why nurses make all the difference to health outcomes [INFOGRAPHIC]

By delivering a spectrum of quality care and fulfilling their many roles and responsibilities, nurses make all the difference.

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How to become a nurse [INFOGRAPHIC]

Interested in becoming a Mediclinic nurse? Discover how you can provide expert care for those needing it most in this infographic.

DID YOU KNOW?

  • An orange has over 170 different phytonutrients and more than 60 flavonoids, providing anti-inflammatory, anti-tumour and blood clot-inhibiting effects.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • We have backup generators for our backup generators so that we can provide uninterrupted expert care.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Our nursing units are designed to minimise the distance between nursing staff and patients.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Our 24-hour emergency centres feature state-of-the-art life-saving equipment.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Scrub areas in theatre are a minimum of 2.1m wide to accommodate at least two people at a time.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Our radio-translucent theatre beds enable X-rays to be taken on the spot, without having to move the patient or disturb the procedure.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • You get 20% of the water your body needs from eating fruit and vegetables.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Our expert breastfeeding advice is based on the principles of the United Nations Children’s Fund and the World Health Organisation.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • 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 place oxygen-releasing, toxin-absorbing plants, like Sanseviera Trifasciata, around our hospitals.
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Providing high-quality education for our future nurses

They’re among the first people you see every time you enter a hospital or clinic, charged with tasks like administering medication, checking patients’ blood pressure or explaining how to monitor

Healthy Life

Sisonke Vaccine Programme offers Mediclinic Clinic Nurses a chance to fight COVID-19

The Sisonke Programme was introduced as a way for the government to offer healthcare workers the J&J vaccine using a research programme.

DID YOU KNOW?

  • Our hospitals have been awarded international accreditation for best practice in the management of environmental systems and practices.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Our 24-hour emergency centres feature state-of-the-art life-saving equipment.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Our hospitals have been awarded international accreditation for best practice in the management of environmental systems and practices.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Mediclinic is one of the three leading private hospital groups in Southern Africa and the sixth largest private healthcare group in the world.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • You get 20% of the water your body needs from eating fruit and vegetables.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Our radio-translucent theatre beds enable X-rays to be taken on the spot, without having to move the patient or disturb the procedure.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Our nursing units are designed to minimise the distance between nursing staff and patients.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • A jumping rope uses almost every muscle in the entire body during exercise.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Mediclinic Cape Town is accredited as a mother and baby friendly institution, having scored 100% at a recent external review.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Our hospitals did the first minimally invasive transcatheter aortic valve implant procedure in Africa.
    #MediclinicFacts
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

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‘It’s about more than just making someone feel better’

Mediclinic Professional Nurse, Keren Schwartz says her profession gives her a deep sense of purpose.

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The nurse who is afraid of injections

Thokozile Mkhize was studying to be a nurse when she collapsed while watching the sisters insert a drip. Now, she regards her fear of needles as her nursing superpower.

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‘Nursing is in my genes’

Mediclinic Professional Nurse, Karen Briton, says you have to love what you’re doing if you’re a nurse.

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