Events Overview

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 race support: ABSA Cape Epic Prologue

Posted on 19 March 2017

This year saw 1300 riders in the starting blocks of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic. Of those riders only 47 were medically treated for a number of different injuries.

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‘The Mediclinic event team is the reason I’m still alive’

Posted on 9 February 2017

As Sean Hanekom approached the end of Stage 3 of the 2013 Absa Cape Epic, he felt a sharp pain on his arm. It was a bee sting, which for most riders would have been no more than a minor irritation. For Sean, however, it was something far more serious.

DID YOU KNOW?

  • Scrub areas in theatre are a minimum of 2.1m wide to accommodate at least two people at a time.
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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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  • 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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  • Mediclinic trains more than a thousand nurses annually at training centres throughout Southern Africa.
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  • Our hospitals did the first minimally invasive transcatheter aortic valve implant procedure in Africa.
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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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  • We have backup generators for our backup generators so that we can provide uninterrupted expert care.
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  • We install alcohol rub dispensers at our facilities to prevent the spread of pathogens.
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  • You get 20% of the water your body needs from eating fruit and vegetables.
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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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Mediclinic remains SA’s favourite healthcare brand

Posted on 16 September 2016

Brand South Africa and Brand Finance Africa recently announced the Top 50 Most Valued brands in South Africa and Mediclinic has once again been named as the top healthcare services provider.

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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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The 2016 Absa Cape Epic

Posted on 12 March 2016

This year 1 200 cyclists are taking on the 2016 Absa Cape Epic, where they’ll cover 652km in eight days over gruelling terrain. Tomorrow the prologue stage kicks off at

DID YOU KNOW?

  • Our hospitals have been awarded international accreditation for best practice in the management of environmental systems and practices.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • A jumping rope uses almost every muscle in the entire body during exercise.
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  • The triage admission system in our emergency centres has been able to reduce mortality by up to 50%.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Scrub areas in theatre are a minimum of 2.1m wide to accommodate at least two people at a time.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • You get 20% of the water your body needs from eating fruit and vegetables.
    #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
  • A baby weighing 390g survived thanks to the expertise of Mediclinic’s highly qualified paediatric staff and specialists.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • A baby has a 70% better chance of surviving a motor vehicle accident if in a secure car seat and properly restrained.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Our nursing units are designed to minimise the distance between nursing staff and patients.
    #MediclinicFacts
  • Trauma patients with a critically low temperature will often be wrapped in a space blanket to reduce heat loss.
    #MediclinicFacts
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How to beat cramps

Posted on 11 March 2016

For athletes – and cyclists especially – muscle cramps can be the bane of your existence. Here are a few tricks and tips to reduce the risk of having your muscles seize up on you.

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7 fixes for common cycling pain

Posted on 8 March 2016

If you’re training for a big bicycling event – next year’s Cape Town Cycle Tour – there’s a good chance you’ll suffer some aches and pains along the way. The bad news is those pains are an inevitable part of training. The good news is most of them can be fixed with a few simple adjustments.

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