• Help for your hands


    Posted on 3 May 2021

    It has never been simpler or more affordable to have life-changing hand surgery. Find expert help at your closest Mediclinic Day Clinic.

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  • Hand hygiene: surfaces

    Healthy Life

    Posted on 31 May 2016

    Keyboards, elevator buttons and door handles are some of the dirtiest surfaces you’ll encounter. But how long do germs really live on these surfaces?

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  • Clean hands [infographic]

    Healthy Life

    Posted on 26 May 2016

    Although you may wash your hands properly and regularly, drying them also also plays a very important role in preventing the spread of bacteria.

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  • Clean hands can save lives: part one

    Healthy Life

    Posted on 13 May 2015

    There are many kinds of viruses, bacteria, parasites and fungi – in short, germs – that cause illnesses. The problem is that germs are easily spread, which can have devastating effects in the case of potentially harmful infectious diseases.

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  • Your hands can indicate other health issues


    Posted on 2 December 2014

    Because your hands are the most exposed parts of your body, they endure a lot! The hands are also excellent indicators of problems elsewhere in the body. Dr Jacques du Toit, a dermatologist at Mediclinic Louis Leipoldt helps explain those ailments.

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