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Save a life in 20 minutes with blood donation [INFOGRAPHIC]

Find out more about how your blood can make a difference and save someone else’s life in just 20 minutes.

Cardiology

Inside your heart

Chronic heart conditions start early in life, and quietly – but they’re life-threatening if not diagnosed, managed or treated in time. We look at risk factors and everyday, expert interventions designed to reverse them before it’s too late.

Covid-19

Into the Future

A global pandemic and unprecedented public health crisis has left our operational systems and frontline staff stronger than ever.

Magazine

How your body works: Arthritis

Arthritis is a debilitating and often chronic condition, but with the right treatment, it can be managed.

Healthy Life

THRIVE: Jeannie D is winning the fight against asthma

Actress. Model, TV and Radio Presenter – and Severe Asthmatic, Jeannie D is winning the fight against a debilitating chronic illness – asthma.

DID YOU KNOW?

  • Our expert breastfeeding advice is based on the principles of the United Nations Children’s Fund and the World Health Organisation.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • We place oxygen-releasing, toxin-absorbing plants, like Sanseviera Trifasciata, around our hospitals.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • A baby weighing 390g survived thanks to the expertise of Mediclinic’s highly qualified paediatric staff and specialists.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Our world-class neonatal units feature high frequency oscillatory ventilators to minimise lung trauma in premature babies.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • We use the internationally recognised Oxford Vermont Network to keep our neonatal critical care units at the forefront of paediatric medicine.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • We monitor the temperature of our neonatal units as newborn babies are extremely sensitive to temperature change.
    #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
  • To prevent harmful bacteria being absorbed by mattresses we use protective under sheets made from polypropylene.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • We found a practical solution to a shortage of theatre nurses by becoming a registered teaching institution.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Mediclinic uses building materials that reduce background noise for minimal disturbance.
    #MediclinicFacts
Magazine

What are Private Fixed Fees?

Mediclinic’s Private Fixed Fees packages make planning a surgery more transparent, efficient and affordable.

Magazine

GLOW: Chanel de Wet’s radiant smile wasn’t always this way

Imagine being unable to smile. Imagine speaking with a lisp, and struggling to eat or drink, because you can’t move the muscles around your lips, on one side of your face. Imagine living with one eye permanently open, even while you sleep.

DID YOU KNOW?

  • Nurses can observe patients at all times as critical care units are designed like a beehive with the nurses’ station in the middle.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Our hospitals have been awarded international accreditation for best practice in the management of environmental systems and practices.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Mediclinic Cape Town is accredited as a mother and baby friendly institution, having scored 100% at a recent external review.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Our corridors are 2.3m wide allowing two beds to pass one another without any interference.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • You get 20% of the water your body needs from eating fruit and vegetables.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Our 24-hour emergency centres feature state-of-the-art life-saving equipment.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Our expert breastfeeding advice is based on the principles of the United Nations Children’s Fund and the World Health Organisation.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Mediclinic uses building materials that reduce background noise for minimal disturbance.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • A baby weighing 390g survived thanks to the expertise of Mediclinic’s highly qualified paediatric staff and specialists.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • We found a practical solution to a shortage of theatre nurses by becoming a registered teaching institution.
    #MediclinicFacts
Magazine

What happened next: Annie Bothma

A series of misdiagnoses saw Annie Bothma suffer from a range of debilitating symptoms, until, at age 19, she was correctly diagnosed at Mediclinic Milnerton with hypopituitarism.

Covid-19

Higher Ground

Led by two of the country’s most recognisable public figures, the Kolisi Foundation is doing good, hard work where it matters most: in the everyday lives of ordinary South Africans.

Healthy Life

Welcome to webside care

Telehealth empowers new and follow-up patients to connect with their preferred healthcare professionals through video calls and over the phone. Remote consultations are convenient, cost-effective, clinically safe, and best of all, here to stay.

Emergency

Excellent Emergency Care

Trauma is its own medical discipline, requiring specialist expertise – and Mediclinic is proud to offer a state-of-the-art, accredited Trauma Level 2 hospital of excellence.

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