Media releases


Top global award for Netcare St Anne’s stroke care centre of excellence

Diamond status from World Stroke Organisation and Angels Initiative

Thursday, June 13 2024
South African women at higher risk of perinatal depression

Screening is important to identify mothers who need help

Wednesday, June 5 2024
Dedicated medical support for every step of tough ‘Up Run’

Netcare celebrates 23 years of Comrades partnership

Tuesday, June 4 2024
Increase in children diagnosed with autism

Helping parents better understand children on the spectrum and their needs

Tuesday, May 28 2024
Prominent cardiologist’s passing a loss to KZN healthcare

Colleagues pay tribute to highly respected Dr Singh 

Monday, May 27 2024
Spotlight on SA expertise at largest interventional cardiology conference

Live educational procedures broadcast to EUROPCR 2024

Thursday, May 23 2024
Spine surgery gets ‘workaholic’ back on his feet again

Novel technique cuts down on patient recovery time

Tuesday, May 21 2024
Interim results for the six months ended 31 March 2024

Netcare posts strong interim results, highlighting resilience and strategic advancements

Monday, May 20 2024
SA’s ‘invisible’ eating disorders

Addressing the underlying pain of binge eating and extreme diets

Tuesday, May 14 2024
Dieticians warn of the hidden dangers of convenience foods
Boost fibre intake for lifelong health
Monday, May 13 2024
Beyond duty: A nurse’s journey of perseverance and compassion

“I love nursing, it’s what I always wanted to do…”

Friday, May 10 2024
Generations of nursing care and a special magic touch

Father and son born at same hospital 31 years apart

Friday, May 10 2024
Mind the mindfulness gap

Stop the train to focus your attention

Wednesday, May 8 2024
Resego, six, triumphs over life-threatening burn injuries
Miraculous smile after months of fighting for her life
Tuesday, May 7 2024
Mastering burn emergencies: Essential first aid and prevention guidelines

The Do’s and Don’ts of first aid for burns

Monday, May 6 2024
Surviving the night of the hyena

Trauma system in action after wildlife attack

Thursday, May 2 2024
Hidden potential danger lurks in the soil

Tetanus vaccination can be a lifesaver

Monday, April 29 2024
New facility to strengthen mental health services in Limpopo

Netcare Akeso partners with local doctors

Thursday, April 25 2024
Driving sustainability at Netcare Waterfall City Hospital

Innovative electronic vehicle charging station now open

Thursday, April 25 2024
Self-confidence: Learning to trust ourselves

Unlearning self-doubt and fear of failure

Wednesday, April 24 2024
Colleagues pay tribute to prominent electrophysiologist

Respected cardiologist’s legacy of lifesaving heart care


Monday, April 22 2024
Is your workstation working against you?

Dangers of sitting for extended periods cause for real concern

Tuesday, April 16 2024
Protect your family with the latest flu shot

Southern Hemisphere’s 2024 influenza vaccine has arrived

Tuesday, April 9 2024
Scheme opposes unfounded curatorship application
Netcare Medical Scheme disputes Council for Medical Schemes’ application for curatorship
Wednesday, March 27 2024
Home therapy a big win for Richards Bay renal community

Dialysis centre awarded SA’s Best NRC

Wednesday, March 27 2024
Ryan’s love of music restored, thanks to cochlear implant

Young man faces the future with new confidence

Tuesday, March 26 2024
Support for young adults as they fly the nest

The five Ps of a smooth transition to independence

Wednesday, March 20 2024
Rapid rectal surgery recovery with robotics – and sunlight

Precision tech and the sun’s healing power for lower colon resection

Wednesday, March 20 2024
Protecting minds, saving lives

Battling traumatic head injuries in South Africa

Tuesday, March 19 2024
Easter break travel guidance
Tuesday, March 19 2024
Top tips to prevent pink eye

No need for alarm over KZN outbreak

Monday, March 18 2024
Avoid the dangers of hot weather

Heat stroke is a medical emergency

Wednesday, March 13 2024
Community connections and fresh perspectives for expectant parents

Netcare Linkwood Hospital hosts pregnancy awareness events

Wednesday, March 13 2024
Baby Lily-Anne – our pot of gold at the end of life’s rainbow

Multidisciplinary specialist care comes through for babies in crisis

Tuesday, March 12 2024
A nurse’s journey: Learning to live with epilepsy

ER Consulting Inc and Netcare Olivedale Hospital highlight epilepsy

Thursday, March 7 2024
Raising the volume on kidney health

National Renal Care sounds the call to stem ‘silent epidemic’

Thursday, March 7 2024
Colleagues pay tribute to respected and beloved trauma surgeon

“Dr Vicky Jennings was the epitome of what a surgeon should be”

Monday, March 4 2024
Joburg mom’s secret triumph over breast cancer

Celebrating life after treatment and reconstruction

Thursday, February 29 2024
Think twice about these foods when travelling

Avoiding the perils of traveller’s diarrhoea

Tuesday, February 27 2024
Turning anger into motivation
A fresh look at anger management
Monday, February 26 2024
Plastic surgery made all the difference for patient with dog bite injury

Serious bite to the nose delays doctor’s 40th birthday celebrations

Tuesday, February 20 2024
Kevin saving lives sooner thanks to keyhole back op

Minimally invasive slipped disc repair option for quicker recovery

Thursday, February 15 2024
Good news for KZN nursing hopefuls

Netcare Education KwaZulu-Natal campus achieves accreditation

Monday, February 12 2024
Busting epilepsy stigma with knowledge

Broaden your knowledge with Netcare and Epilepsy SA

Monday, February 12 2024
Teens and adolescents need support more than ever

Parents urged to talk about mental health

Monday, February 12 2024
Where do I fit in?
Partners play integral role in healthy pregnancy, childbirth and beyond
Thursday, February 8 2024
Cancer can affect anyone

Empower yourself with cancer awareness

Wednesday, February 7 2024
Africa’s breast cancer centre of excellence hailed once more

International acclaim for quality and safety in breast cancer care

Thursday, February 1 2024
How teamwork turned the tide for Bradley

Cape Town emergency medical teams celebrate a life well saved

Thursday, January 25 2024
New year, new heart for Jamie

Embracing life’s delights: Young woman finds joy with her newly transplanted heart

Tuesday, January 23 2024
Board appointment and subsequent resignation of Thabi Leoka

Netcare further elevates governance standards

Friday, January 19 2024
Ten tips to be your best in 2024

What should you consider doing differently this year?

Thursday, January 11 2024


Phiwemna’s unstoppable journey to a joyous first Christmas

Against all odds: The baby who wanted to live

Thursday, December 21 2023
Making merry memories with shared responsibilities

Involve everyone to enrich family festivities

Tuesday, December 19 2023
Robotics offers ‘mind blowing’ advances in colorectal surgery
Netcare Milpark Hospital invests in latest cutting-edge robotic advances
Tuesday, December 19 2023
Hospital clinches top award for blood donations in Zululand

Give the gift of life on 4 March 2024

Wednesday, December 13 2023
Conquering diabetes fatigue: Support to overcome ‘diabetic burnout’

Popcorn foot injury leads to a new lease on life for Temea

Tuesday, December 12 2023
Netcare bags Health Care Climate Champion Award for Africa Region

Climate leadership, resilience and mitigation recognised

Monday, December 11 2023
Osteoporosis: 1-in-3 women and 1-in-5 men at risk

Hormones, menopause, and bone health

Thursday, December 7 2023
Netcare distances itself from anti-Gaza comments

‘Inhumane views at odds with core values’

Wednesday, December 6 2023
Bell ringing ceremony inspires hope

Defying cancer: The triumph of positivity

Tuesday, December 5 2023
Shifting focus: What is RIGHT with us

Gratitude, happiness and strengths – not symptoms

- By Tony de Gouveia, clinical psychologist and resilience coach practising at Netcare Akeso Alberton

Thursday, November 30 2023
A story of survival: Guillain-Barré Syndrome

Rose of Netcare Rosebank lives on through her care

Wednesday, November 29 2023
Netcare 911 unveils crucial summer safety tips
Be safe this holiday season – paramedics
Tuesday, November 28 2023
Netcare Digital named top corporate in Digital Innovation Awards

Doctors have more time for patients with time saving tech tool

Monday, November 27 2023
Cape Town’s newest hospital recognised for exemplary water conservation

Championing prudent and sustainable management of natural resource consumption

Thursday, November 23 2023
Saving Sekani: paramedics praise mom’s CPR

Saving Sekani: paramedics praise mom’s CPR

Wednesday, November 22 2023
Surviving the season of spending temptation

Navigating Black Friday, holidays, and avoiding Janu-worry

Wednesday, November 22 2023
Final results for the year ended 30 September 2023

Netcare delivers robust annual results

Monday, November 20 2023
Robotics turning the tables on prostate cancer
State-of-the-art da Vinci X now in E Cape
Thursday, November 16 2023
Fifteen consecutive years of being named the Best Hospital in KwaZulu-Natal

Netcare St Augustine’s Hospital gratefully acknowledges award from Daily News readers

Wednesday, November 15 2023
Young man defies the odds to overcome severe heart injury

Life-saving collaboration: Strategic multi-disciplinary approach to near-fatal pellet gun wound

Sunday, November 12 2023
Smart pacemaker implanted in Johannesburg hospital – A first for Africa
Smart pacemaker implanted in Johannesburg hospital – A first for Africa
Thursday, November 9 2023
Improved stroke outcomes must be a common goal

Hope for better quality of life with fast multi-disciplinary care

Wednesday, November 8 2023
Gold EMS Angels Award for emergency stroke care

KZN Netcare 911 first EMS in SA to be recognised

Tuesday, November 7 2023
Fixing a brave little warrior’s heart

Plan of action to save baby born with hole in her heart

Wednesday, November 1 2023
What happened to you?

Understanding the impact of emotional trauma on the healing journey

Thursday, October 26 2023
Local nursing graduates celebrated

Netcare Education Western Cape congratulates new nurses on completion of studies

Thursday, October 26 2023
What does getting older mean for your body?

Addressing the ‘geriatric giants’ for quality life

Thursday, October 26 2023
A weight off her chest

Fashion designer shares her liberating breast reduction journey

Wednesday, October 25 2023
Low risk heart valve procedure results in remarkably quick recovery

Active 75-year-old thriving after undergoing TAVI

Tuesday, October 24 2023
Be safe on wet roads, paramedics’ plea
Tuesday, October 24 2023
Celebrating local nurses who answer the call

Netcare Education congratulates new nurses on completion of studies

Friday, October 20 2023
Dedicated medical team mobilised for complex procedure on tiny patient

Early multi-disciplinary intervention gives hope for brain development

Thursday, October 19 2023
The pulse of the community

Netcare Medicross celebrates 30 years of service

Wednesday, October 18 2023
Celebrating KZN’s nurses of tomorrow
Netcare Education congratulates graduates on completion of studies
Monday, October 16 2023
One-of-a-kind Keenan is walking tall

Knee becomes hip joint in orthopod’s quest to improve mobility

Tuesday, October 10 2023
Hope is a powerful healer for mental health

‘To live without hope is to cease to live’

Monday, October 9 2023
Embrace the power of balance over the ‘summer body’ hype

The key to lasting self-worth lies in self-awareness

Thursday, October 5 2023
Deep inspiration: Two women share their breast cancer journeys
Advanced ‘breath hold’ radiation therapy technique
Thursday, October 5 2023
Leading SA healthcare group signs landmark clean energy agreement

Netcare well on track with environmental strategy targets

Thursday, September 28 2023
Local nursing graduates celebrated
Netcare Education congratulates new nurses on completion of studies
Thursday, September 21 2023
Get the balance back in your relationship
Supporting individual identity to be stronger together
Thursday, September 14 2023
Touching lives with science and tech in healthcare
Clinical pathology entrepreneur honoured with SHERO Award
Thursday, September 14 2023
Baby Archie’s legacy lives on – through the power of books

Family’s reading archive initiative touches lives in neonatal intensive care units

Wednesday, September 13 2023
Oral health often last in the queue when caring for your health

Leading healthcare provider emphasises the vital role of dental care in overall wellness

Monday, September 11 2023
The unbearable weight of being

Don’t judge, anyone can feel suicidal

Friday, September 8 2023
Still inspired to make a difference

Tenacious mother of two embraces life after spinal damage

Wednesday, September 6 2023
Empower yourself, talk to your pharmacist

Get to know the questions that matter this Pharmacy Month

Tuesday, September 5 2023
New frontiers reached in the treatment of advanced prostate cancer
New prostate cancer treatment sparks optimism for private sector patients
Wednesday, August 30 2023
Two birds, one stone: Runner’s robotic double knee replacement

“I am walking like a young man again”

Tuesday, August 29 2023
Netcare 911 KZN shines with a Diamond Arrow at PMR Awards

Netcare 911 KZN shines with a Diamond Arrow at PMR Awards

Monday, August 28 2023
Young boy’s world transformed with advanced hearing solution

Multi-disciplinary team gives little Eli new lease on life

Wednesday, August 23 2023
Making the ‘Rite Cut’

A safer path to adulthood

Thursday, August 17 2023
When it’s more than just winter blues…
Wednesday, August 16 2023
‘Baby on board’ with kangaroo care

Skin to skin care highly beneficial for babies and parents

Tuesday, August 15 2023
Be proactive about your breast health this Women’s Month

Don’t let fear and uncertainty threaten your life

Thursday, August 10 2023
Are toxic family ties impacting your life?

Ten tips for managing conflict in family relationships

Tuesday, August 8 2023
Woman power at the Netcare 911 emergency ops centre

Help and hope in a crisis always on call

Monday, August 7 2023
For richer or poorer: Money and power in relationships

Troubleshooting the second leading cause of divorce

Wednesday, August 2 2023
Emergency rescue teams come together for industry challenge

Teamwork essential in achieving best and safest possible outcomes

Tuesday, August 1 2023
Concussion can occur in almost any sport
Download the amateur and school sports concussion toolkit
Tuesday, August 1 2023
A real pain in the toe

Are you suffering from gout? Have this red flag checked out.

Tuesday, July 25 2023
Coming back from a heart attack
“There’s more to life than the daily grind”
Monday, July 24 2023
Netcare Blaauwberg Hospital reaches level II trauma centre status

Trauma systems underpin care you can trust

Wednesday, July 19 2023
Helicopter ride of a lifetime for brave brothers

Netcare 911 salutes ‘superhero’ bone marrow donor saving older brother

Tuesday, July 18 2023
Digital engagement puts patients at the heart of healthcare

Netcare launches mobile app

Monday, July 17 2023
Coping with life’s curveballs
Eight tips for adapting to change
Wednesday, July 12 2023
How to stay connected from afar

Keep family and friends close when separated by distance

Wednesday, July 5 2023
Heart surgery for a wonder called Wanga
Teamwork to heal a little girl’s heart
Tuesday, July 4 2023
How good is your nasal hygiene?

Preventative care practices and long term solutions to sinusitis

Wednesday, June 21 2023
Learning to live without your partner

Self-compassion and human connection key to moving forward

Tuesday, June 20 2023
Hospital hosts support, survival and cancer awareness event

‘Have your screening checks’, urge survivors

Wednesday, June 14 2023
Cosy colourful socks for Marang House kids

Hospital Socks for Docs donation warms hearts and feet

Monday, June 12 2023
Green Economy Award for innovative school shoes eco project
My Walk NPO recognised for turning waste into potential
Wednesday, May 24 2023
Interim results for the six months ended 31 March 2023

Netcare delivers robust interim result

Monday, May 22 2023
Make like a kangaroo for best baby care

Skin to skin care highly beneficial for premature and newborn babies

Wednesday, May 17 2023
Nursing from the heart
Paediatric ICU team united in family centred care
Thursday, May 11 2023
“Not everyone gets the chance I have been given…”

Strong comeback for heart recipient

Wednesday, May 10 2023
A miracle birthday after near drowning

Prayers answered as lucky Lucas makes a full recovery

Wednesday, May 10 2023
Burns recovery – a long but fruitful road

“I can now walk around the entire golf course”

Tuesday, May 9 2023
Netcare Akeso Gqeberha: New mental health facility opens

Expert, caring multidisciplinary treatment

Monday, May 8 2023
Flagship robotic system a first for SA private healthcare
Multidisciplinary da Vinci Xi surgical programme introduced
Wednesday, May 3 2023
A new and engaging world beckons for baby Zelmari
Young Kuils River resident receives lifechanging cochlear implant
Wednesday, April 26 2023
Beware of bronchiolitis in babies
Wednesday, April 26 2023
Building much needed advanced critical care skills

ECMO training hub established at Netcare St Augustine’s Hospital

Tuesday, April 25 2023
Hospital helps ‘Spread the love’ to those in need

Thank you to our supportive community


Friday, April 21 2023
Tough times call for a constructive approach to coping

Break the cycle of negative thoughts

Thursday, April 20 2023
Local hospital receives prestigious award following community survey

Netcare Margate Hospital awarded third Diamond Arrow Award from

Tuesday, April 18 2023
E-scripting a step forward for SA healthcare
Precise electronic scripts offer benefits over handwritten prescriptions
Tuesday, April 18 2023
The journey of a cancer hero
‘Each step now means something quite different’
Thursday, April 13 2023
How the heart can be healed
SA cardiac care half a century after first heart transplant
Tuesday, April 4 2023
Sound restored for young boy suffering gradual and permanent hearing loss

Nasha able to hear family, friends and teachers once more

Thursday, March 30 2023
Lifesaving heart surgery for a little animal lover

Caroline conquers heart defect with pro bono operation

Tuesday, March 28 2023
‘This too shall pass’ – newborn colic is a phase

Support systems and strategies for coping with continuous crying

Thursday, March 23 2023
The stress and overeating trap

Seeking healthier relationships with food

Wednesday, March 22 2023
Determined Demi gets back on her feet
The right help can improve outcomes for brain injury
Tuesday, March 14 2023
Community minded mom makes extraordinary breast milk donation

Thousands of babies benefitting from human milk banks’ initiative

Wednesday, March 8 2023
Beat the flu: myth busting the flu vaccine
Keep yourself and others safer with an influenza vaccine
Wednesday, March 1 2023
Expert tips for a healthy pregnancy
Tuesday, February 28 2023
Holistic head and neck cancer treatment addresses specific patient needs
Netcare Pinehaven Hospital provides specialised cancer care service
Thursday, February 23 2023
Making the best of life, and death
Wednesday, February 22 2023
Leading-edge stroke care secures International Gold Award for Netcare’s newest hospital
International best practice and measurement are key to improved stroke outcomes
Tuesday, February 21 2023
Bringing teen suicide into the light

Dangers around keeping the subject silent

Tuesday, February 21 2023
Reaching your goals starts with a healthy routine
Beat stress with the power of being your best
Wednesday, February 15 2023
Help your teen to find their focus
Monday, February 13 2023
Closing the digital divide for school learners
Preloved computers help tech-enable children for the future
Tuesday, February 7 2023
Through paramedic’s eyes: ‘Please safely restrain kids in the car’
Seatbelts and child car seats save lives daily
Tuesday, February 7 2023
Through paramedic’s eyes: ‘Please safely restrain kids in the car’
Seatbelts and child car seats save lives daily
Tuesday, February 7 2023
Celebrating 30 years of caring for our community
Netcare Linksfield Hospital is three decades strong
Monday, February 6 2023
Keen to keep up your kids’ momentum this school year?

Stick to simple healthy habits and a balanced routine

Tuesday, January 31 2023
Standing up for the respect you deserve
Setting personal boundaries for your wellbeing
Wednesday, January 25 2023
Non-surgical vaginal rejuvenation therapies gaining ground
Sexual health of many more women can be improved
Wednesday, January 25 2023
Hospital mourns loss of ‘much loved and respected’ anaesthetist

Netcare The Bay Hospital pays tribute to long serving doctor

Tuesday, January 24 2023
First Cardio-Oncology Centre of Excellence established in Africa

International certification for SA programme on heart health in cancer care

Wednesday, January 18 2023
Hospital opens brand new critical care wing to meet growing demands of community

Netcare Garden City Hospital expands adult ICU, high care

Thursday, January 12 2023


Holiday safety tips for parents
Prevention and first aid advice for child emergencies
Thursday, December 22 2022
SA private hospital group lauded for standing tall as a global leader in climate smart healthcare
SA private hospital group lauded for standing tall as a global leader in climate smart healthcare
Thursday, December 15 2022
The next frontier in emergency aeromedical technology

Handheld Ultrasound for urgent care anywhere, anytime

Tuesday, December 13 2022
Give ‘the gift of life’ ahead of the festive season

Netcare uMhlanga Hospital and partners host community blood drive

Monday, December 12 2022
Digital service connects parents with newborns in intensive care
Parental involvement in babies’ early days ‘critical’
Monday, December 12 2022
What families should know about bone density
10 risk factors for osteoporosis
Thursday, December 8 2022
Seven tips for recharging over the festive season
Seven tips for recharging over the festive season
Wednesday, December 7 2022
National Renal Care opens specialised children’s unit

NRC KidneyKidz unit centred around families’ needs

Tuesday, December 6 2022
Mind matters in chronic pain management

Making long term pain more bearable

Tuesday, November 29 2022
Keep your cool in a work crisis

Why a proactive strategy matters for your career
Opinion Piece by Samantha Crawford, Occupational Therapist at Netcare Akeso Alberton

Thursday, November 24 2022
Young family looks forward to first Christmas together
The power of cuddles celebrated at kangaroo care unit
Wednesday, November 23 2022
Patient’s rapid recovery from debilitating illness brings team of doctors joy

Multidisciplinary approach results in best possible outcome for Comrades runner

Wednesday, November 23 2022
Results for the year ended 30 September 2022
Results for the year ended 30 September 2022
Monday, November 21 2022
“Time is brain” – an emergency department nurse’s message for stroke awareness
Local hospital community outreach programme aims to improve stroke outcomes
Monday, November 21 2022
Expert breast health team on your side
Whatever your diagnosis or choice, Breast Care Group has your back
Tuesday, November 15 2022
Medical centres have a winning recipe for success
Service excellence earns healthcare facility a loyal following in Ekurhuleni
Thursday, November 10 2022
Colorectal surgery opens doors to robotic options
Robotic tech takes minimally invasive surgery to the next level
Wednesday, November 9 2022
South Africa enters a new paradigm in workplace benefits

South Africa enters a new paradigm in workplace benefits 

Tuesday, November 8 2022
Hospital welcomes new emergency department practice management

Digital systems and person centred approach at Netcare Pretoria East Hospital ED

Thursday, November 3 2022
High precision knee replacement surgery with a robot’s assistance

High precision knee replacement surgery with a robot’s assistance 

Wednesday, November 2 2022
Update on key developments at Netcare Alberlito Hospital

Future availability of maternal and healthcare services for children

Monday, October 31 2022
True Netcare Education colours shine through at national 2022 graduation ceremony

Campuses join forces virtually in celebration of the year’s achievements

Thursday, October 27 2022
Setting the record straight: Day to day children’s health services remain

Hospital to forgo underused services to maintain and grow much needed healthcare services

Thursday, October 27 2022
Tumour removal and reconstruction of a two-year-old’s lower jaw

Brave little Annelie is on her way to a much-improved future after intricate procedure

Tuesday, October 25 2022
Netcare Alberlito Hospital shifts focus in 2023

Carefully considered changes reflect patient demand

Tuesday, October 25 2022
‘At long last’ – Rare condition diagnosed and treated after decades of difficulty

Patient experiences immediate relief after minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery 

Monday, October 24 2022
I was back with my new knee in time for supper

I was back with my new knee in time for supper

Thursday, October 20 2022
Stay abreast of regular mammograms – it could save your life
Three women doctors unite in the fight against breast cancer
Tuesday, October 18 2022
Tiny Thacious growing stronger after heart operation

Hole in baby girl’s heart repaired with no time to lose

Tuesday, October 18 2022
There’s more to self-esteem than meets the eye

Flipping the narrative on selfie culture

Monday, October 17 2022
Sharing experiences of life with spinal cord injury

Awareness event highlights rehabilitation and coping strategies

Tuesday, October 11 2022
Community invited to breast cancer awareness drive
Dr Britta Dedekind hosts event at Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital
Tuesday, October 11 2022
How one woman regained control of her life

Recovery from debilitating anxiety, panic attacks and addiction

Tuesday, October 11 2022
What you need to know about medicine addiction

Numbing the pain with pharmacy trawling

Friday, October 7 2022
Breaking new ground in the treatment of urogynaecological and colorectal conditions
Robotic assisted surgery provides improved quality of life for patients
Tuesday, September 27 2022
An essential ‘early start’ for tiny babies offers parents a breather
Netcare and Babies R Us team up to supply baby essentials fit for very low birthweight babies
Monday, September 26 2022
Mothers to be, don’t reach for the bottle – reach for help

Mental distress and substance abuse during pregnancy can severely impact your baby

Monday, September 26 2022
A life saving mechanical heart pump implanted on Sulizna’s birthday
“This is a birthday present I won’t forget”
Thursday, September 22 2022
Local hospital hosts prostate screening drive
Take the test – take control of your health
Thursday, September 22 2022
NetcarePlus extends private healthcare to more people with more solutions

NetcarePlus extends private healthcare to more people with more solutions

Friday, September 16 2022
Feeling unprepared for menopause?

Time to reflect, reset and pour energy back into your wellbeing

Thursday, September 15 2022
Medical teams come to runner Junaid’s aid

Comrades spirit echoed in healthcare teamwork

Thursday, September 15 2022
From 20 months to 20 years – life beyond childhood cancer

Know the signs and save the time that can save a life

Wednesday, September 14 2022
Highly respected family doctor, ‘Dr Wessie’ retires
Highly respected family doctor, ‘Dr Wessie’ retires
Monday, September 12 2022
Suicide awareness: Don’t think twice, reach for help

Suicide awareness: Don’t think twice, reach for help 

Monday, September 12 2022
Hundreds of young girls given the chance to ‘step into greatness’

Sr Zinhle Ndlovu’s foundation receives large donation of My Walk school shoes

Wednesday, September 7 2022
Know the signs of obstructive jaundice

Blocked, infected biliary tree is a medical emergency

Tuesday, September 6 2022
Hearing loss in the era of abundant medical solutions

From birth to advanced years, options are available

Monday, September 5 2022
Rugby star steps up with shoes for 3 000 Alex children

Bryan Habana Foundation encourages kids to ‘Step into greatness'

Thursday, September 1 2022
High functioning depression: Are you or a loved one suffering in silence?

‘Holding it together’ doesn’t mean everything’s okay

Thursday, September 1 2022
Top award for Mother City surgeon

Professor Jake Krige recognised for exceptional achievements in surgical research and mentorship, teaching, academic leadership and patient care

Tuesday, August 30 2022
We can do more as women in healthcare

Radiologists turned business owners share their journey

Monday, August 29 2022
Advanced dosimety service tracks radiation workers’ exposure

Netcare partners with women radiologists to broaden SA health supply chain

Monday, August 29 2022
Fighting for the little fighters

When life hangs in the balance

Sunday, August 21 2022
Brother’s gift of love marks milestone 800th kidney transplant
“It was a gift for me to be able to give my brother a kidney”
Tuesday, August 16 2022
An eye for detail and a passion for changing lives

Specialist hand surgeon following her true calling in life

Thursday, August 11 2022
Sustainable reporting award for workforce PwD representivity

Sustainable reporting award for workforce PwD representivity

Friday, August 5 2022
Investing in the future – with school shoes

‘Step into greatness’ national campaign gathers strength

Monday, August 1 2022
Local study advances global understanding of CVD risk in renal patients
Experienced nephrologist conducts largest known chronic renal study in South Africa
Wednesday, July 27 2022
The importance of heart health in cancer care

International knowledge sharing at Cardio Oncology Society of SA (COSOSA) conference

Tuesday, July 26 2022
Breaking up or blending – help your kids cope with change in your family structure

Mental help and practical advice at hand for those navigating new living situations

Tuesday, July 26 2022
Boost for mental health in Gqeberha

Netcare Akeso establishes E Cape presence

Monday, July 25 2022
First for Africa: Robotic assisted cardiothoracic surgery comes to SA

Less invasive lung and heart procedures without breastbone splitting or rib cage spreading

Friday, July 22 2022
Revolutionary spinal surgical technique first in South Africa

Patient recovery radically expedited with unilateral biportal endoscopic surgery

Tuesday, July 19 2022
Memories and milestones as hospital celebrates 20th anniversary

Netcare Kuils River Hospital marks two decades in service to the community

Thursday, July 14 2022
Young ophthalmologist’s passing a tragic loss to KZN healthcare
Dr Noluthando Pupuma will be remembered
Tuesday, July 12 2022
Positive change can start at rock bottom

Mental health issues and addiction often go hand in hand

Tuesday, July 12 2022
“We’re here to help in any medical emergency”: ED doctor

New emergency department opens at Netcare Parklands Hospital

Monday, July 11 2022
Medal awarded to 90 year old who walked 900km

Elderly COVID-19 survivor thanked for fund raising initiative

Thursday, July 7 2022
Hospital’s school shoes donation handed to Voetspore
TV crew to deliver upcycled shoes to Riemvasmaak children
Thursday, July 7 2022
Coming together to celebrate cancer survivors

Netcare N1 City Hospital holds candlelit ceremony

Wednesday, July 6 2022
Netcare KZN community relief initiative receives bumper nappy donation from Huggies

Incredible outpouring of support is heart warming

Monday, July 4 2022
New radiation unit at Netcare Milpark Hospital touching lives in a meaningful way

Cutting edge technology meets holistic, heartfelt care in dedicated cancer care centre

Wednesday, June 29 2022
Water conservation measures in place at Netcare Greenacres Hospital

Hospital management thanks patients for cooperation during water crisis 

Thursday, June 9 2022
Local healthcare practice receives prestigious award
Medicross Saxby voted top ten of network family practitioners
Wednesday, June 8 2022
Netcare Milpark and Netcare Unitas Hospitals achieve stroke ready status

International best practice supports better stroke outcomes

Wednesday, June 8 2022
Healthcare group saddened by passing of business leader and former chair

Netcare pays tribute to highly regarded South African business leader, Meyer Kahn

Friday, June 3 2022
Pioneering electronic medical record system ‘a game changer’ for hospital

Netcare Greenacres Hospital upgrades to CareOn system

Thursday, June 2 2022
Blessed with a chance for a normal life
Corrective surgery to help eight year old Blessing walk normally again
Tuesday, May 24 2022
Interim results for the six months ended 31 March 2022

Netcare delivers improved interim result

Monday, May 23 2022
Coming together to change a life

Combined efforts of healthcare professionals give father of three hope for the future

Friday, May 20 2022
Brand new mental health facility opening in Richards Bay

Professional support available to strained residents and businesses to aid mental health

Wednesday, May 11 2022
Robotic assisted knee and hip replacements established in Pretoria

Orthopaedic surgeons trained in high tech precision option

Monday, May 9 2022
Triplets born in time for Mother’s Day 2022

First time mom welcomes triplets on her birthday 

Friday, May 6 2022
United in the service of others, we reveal the true strength of humanity

One of the biggest rescue operations seen in South Africa restores the pride of a nation

Thursday, May 5 2022
Netcare awarded for outstanding contributions to energy saving

‘Climate change emergency demands urgency’ says young energy professional of the year

Thursday, May 5 2022
How Nhlelo beat the odds in recovering from a severe brain injury

Early intervention in paediatric brain complications key to improved development in later years

Wednesday, May 4 2022
‘Shining example’ of a nurse helps to uplift and inspire school-going kids

Young nurse gives back to rural home community

Tuesday, May 3 2022
Celebrating Atang’s first birthday and successful heart repair
Lifesaving procedure for baby girl who ‘knows what she wants’
Thursday, April 21 2022
Growing your power of choice in healthcare

Say hello to more options and goodbye to shortfalls in medical cover

Thursday, April 21 2022
Care for KZN drive launched nationwide
Healthcare group spearheads major community relief drive
Tuesday, April 19 2022
Netcare’s major incident response team deployed in KZN

Floods cut off access to certain key facilities in region

Wednesday, April 13 2022
Innovative CPR via video call could save your life
Mouth-to-mouth no longer the only way to administer CPR
Tuesday, April 12 2022
Confronting cancer with comprehensive service

In-house radiation therapy now available at Netcare St Anne’s Hospital 

Thursday, March 31 2022
Pioneering electronic medical record system ‘a game changer’ for hospital

Netcare Vaalpark Hospital upgrades to CareOn system

Wednesday, March 30 2022
Sunshine on a cloudy day

Gauteng’s ‘Hospital of Hope’ celebrates patient determination at annual sports day

Thursday, March 17 2022
Thank you to our supportive community

Please safeguard your health, Netcare Olivedale Hospital urges residents

Tuesday, March 8 2022
There’s always a place where a teddy is needed
Hospital grateful for knitting retiree’s teddy bears for little patients
Monday, March 7 2022
Environmental sustainability at the heart of new hospital design

Power saving, water and waste recycling amongst green initiatives at Netcare Alberton Hospital

Friday, March 4 2022
Africa’s first internationally accredited Breast Imaging Centre of Excellence

American College of Radiology recognises local centre’s world-class standards 

Tuesday, March 1 2022
Milestone reached in new hospital development

Netcare Alberton Hospital building officially handed over to Netcare, ready to be licenced, fitted and furnished

Friday, February 25 2022
Memorial to healthcare heroes unveiled at crash site
Lives lost in the service of humanity remembered and honoured
Friday, February 25 2022
Check your work-life balance to help prevent burnout
“Don’t forget, we need enjoyment in life too”: Occupational therapist
Tuesday, February 15 2022
Diagnosing and treating epilepsy is not always simple
Seizures and epilepsy: understanding the distinction and specialised treatment options available
Monday, February 14 2022
Love means where you go, I go too
The secret to a long and happy marriage from a veteran couple
Friday, February 11 2022
Durban metabolic surgery centre joins ranks of the few in SA accredited to perform specialised procedure
Morbidly obese patients can now receive help close to home in KZN
Thursday, February 10 2022
Netcare solidifies its global standing as a world-wide climate champion and leader in environmental sustainability in healthcare institutions

Sustained progress again earns Group top accolades in global 2021 Health Care Climate Challenge Awards

Thursday, February 10 2022
Netcare mourns untimely passing of talented doctor with a beautiful soul

‘Another talented healthcare professional gone too soon‘ 

Tuesday, February 8 2022
Saved by a wasp

I’m whole, I’m happy, I survived… and I am grateful 

Monday, February 7 2022
New technology and advances in cancer care improve outcomes for patients
Cape hospital remains at forefront of holistic cancer care 
Friday, February 4 2022
Netcare to sell or close Netcare Bougainville Hospital
Current business environment renders hospital uneconomical
Wednesday, February 2 2022
Non-surgical micro procedures making big strides
Fallopian tube recanalisation now performed in South Africa - a first in Sub-Saharan Africa
Monday, January 31 2022
Tragic end to the year with loss of dearly loved doctor, colleague and friend

Local family doctor mourned by colleagues and community

Thursday, January 13 2022


The biggest blessing is just being alive

Young accountant urges people to get vaccinated after year-long battle with COVID

Thursday, December 23 2021
Little Luke lucky to be home for Christmas

Fast mobile ICU ambulance team’s response for baby born with pneumonia

Wednesday, December 15 2021
Psychologist’s advice for coping with festive triggers

Make the best of this special time of year

Tuesday, December 14 2021
Psychologist’s advice for coping with festive triggers

Make the best of this special time of year

Tuesday, December 14 2021
Psychologist’s advice for coping with festive triggers

Make the best of this special time of year

Tuesday, December 14 2021
Miracle baby gets a baby sister for Christmas

Mihle visits baby sister at Netcare St Augustine’s Hospital two years after his birth

Monday, December 13 2021
First healthcare group in hospital sector to list on A2X
Netcare approved for a secondary listing on A2X Markets
Thursday, December 9 2021
Alberton’s new hospital of the future is taking shape

Building a future fit facility for advanced, holistic healthcare

Thursday, December 9 2021
Christmas comes early with heart op for Baby Leago

Heart-warming collaboration for the boy ‘building a future’

Thursday, December 9 2021
Media Update: Experience of COVID-19 across Netcare facilities since discovery of Omicron variant in South Africa
Early trends indicate a far less severe form of COVID-19 during fourth wave
Wednesday, December 8 2021
Celebrating 25 years of contribution to South Africa

“Our purpose as healthcare workers have never been clearer and more inspiring.”

Friday, December 3 2021
Local doctor brings home international badge of honour

American College of Surgeons awards fellowship to South African surgeon

Wednesday, December 1 2021
Hospital bids farewell to specialist physician

A time for new beginnings

Wednesday, December 1 2021
Wish upon a star

Courageous 20-year journey ends with the birth of baby Esther

Tuesday, November 30 2021
Culture of blame, shame and normality in gender-based violence endangering women and kids

Victims encouraged to formally record abuse until ready to take action

Monday, November 29 2021
Young granny raring to go after spinal surgery

Specialised neuro spinal treatments restore mobility 

Tuesday, November 23 2021
Netcare achieves solid improvement in year-on-year results

Improved sequential performance leads to HEPS increase of 107%

Monday, November 22 2021
Twins born four months premature reunite with their NICU carers 17 years later

NICU teamwork and care celebrated this World Prematurity Day

Wednesday, November 17 2021
Netcare’s Faces of Honour shine brightly as nurses excel in the time of COVID

Classes of 2020 and 2021 graduate with honour against all odds   

Monday, November 15 2021
Doing good, making a difference – all in a day’s work

It started with a golf day and a lemonade stand…

Thursday, November 11 2021
New medication therapies must form part of the conversation around diabetes

Quality of life for patients takes giant leap forward with recent advances in treatment

Tuesday, November 9 2021
The power of building inclusivity: ‘I am as able as anyone’

Netcare shares milestone this Disability Rights Awareness Month

Thursday, November 4 2021
Melanie is on the mend thanks to robotic arm assisted knee surgery

Western Cape hospital introduces precision high-tech option for knee replacements

Thursday, October 28 2021
Hospital confirms no multiple pregnancies of eight or more

Confirmation also received from gynaecologists and obstetricians at the facility

Wednesday, October 27 2021
South African breast care centre invited to help build international best practice

Netcare Milpark Breast Care Centre of Excellence protocols to guide patient care worldwide

Wednesday, October 27 2021
Netcare joins United Nations’ Race to Zero 2050

First for Africa as private healthcare group enters ambitious global eco-challenge

Monday, October 25 2021
Learning to walk, talk and live again after a life-threatening stroke

‘I love you’ means more than ever

Thursday, October 21 2021
Ceres private hospital to close at the end of October

Patients urged to stay in close contact with their treating doctors

Thursday, October 21 2021
NetcarePlus and Hollard team up to bridge SA’s affordability gap

Much-needed safety net introduced to cover medical scheme shortfalls

Monday, October 18 2021
Netcare Medicross recognised in 2021 Ask Africa Orange Index®

Service excellence award dedicated to staff and colleagues 

Friday, October 15 2021
Dog dumping story found to be untrue

Netcare employee taking legal action following false accusations on social media

Saturday, October 9 2021
Netcare supports Vooma Vaccination Weekend

‘Peace, love, and vaccinate’ this weekend for a safer December 

Friday, October 1 2021
Bright new era for women’s health in Polokwane and surrounds

Two new women-led specialised healthcare centres now available to the community  

Thursday, September 30 2021
Building SA’s pharmacy expertise for the future

Netcare pharmacy internships and learnerships have benefitted just on 400 graduates and YES candidates to date

Monday, September 27 2021
A safe and healthy start in life begins at pregnancy

Moms and babies’ care celebrated this World Patient Safety Day

Friday, September 17 2021
Paragon of vascular surgery in SA leaves indelible mark on the world of healthcare

‘A good seed has fallen to the ground…’

Friday, September 10 2021
Proactive healthcare behaviour can save women’s lives

High prevalence of cervical cancer can be curbed 

Thursday, September 9 2021
Netcare and Wits team up for vaccination site

C19 vaccine for students and their families at Wits Main Campus

Wednesday, September 8 2021
Eight-month-old set to thrive after lifesaving donations

Pulling together for Baby Muhammad’s heart operation 

Friday, September 3 2021
Christiaan Barnard Memorial Award for ‘caring intellectual giant’

Top honour for highly respected specialist awarded posthumously 

Wednesday, September 1 2021
Affordable access to telemedicine important for people with mobility issues

Patients urged to ‘pick up the phone’ this International Spinal Cord Injury Day

Wednesday, September 1 2021
Affordable access to telemedicine important for people with mobility issues

Patients urged to ‘pick up the phone’ this International Spinal Cord Injury Day

Wednesday, September 1 2021
Breastfeeding 101: When in doubt, reach out

Mothers encouraged to manage expectations and ask for help

Wednesday, September 1 2021
Cochlear implant procedure now available at Netcare Kuils River Hospital

Patient’s hearing successfully restored, more to follow soon

Wednesday, August 25 2021
Hospital thanks community for outpouring of support

Healthcare professionals deeply moved by special gestures from local community

Thursday, August 19 2021
Netcare disassociates itself from anti-vaccination opinions expressed by heart surgeon

Healthcare group rejects harmful anti-vaccination views

Friday, August 13 2021
Electrician’s life recharged in a first for SA

State-of-the-art heart pump device the final option for young father

Thursday, August 12 2021
Having hip replacement surgery? You could touch a life

Netcare encourages South Africans to donate femoral heads

Tuesday, August 10 2021
“Don’t worry, Mommy, I’m fine…”

Parents and medical team refuse to give up on Baby Ephraim 

Tuesday, August 3 2021
Netcare raises alarm at the Government of Lesotho’s latest actions with regard to the QMMH

Following a decision made late yesterday by the Government of Lesotho (GoL), Netcare officially informs the GoL of the potentially adverse consequences of their intended actions 

Friday, July 30 2021
Magnetic brain stimulation offers hope for surprising range of disorders

Patients describe non-invasive treatment for anxiety and insomnia, and post-op recovery

Thursday, July 29 2021
Medical first for SA saves brave baby AJ’s sight

Rare eye condition treated using internal radiation therapy 

Monday, July 26 2021
Netcare provides an update on the handover of the Queen ‘Mamohato Memorial Hospital and primary care clinics

Netcare reiterates that it values and upholds the sanctity of life and would never do anything to impinge on patient safety and care.

Monday, July 26 2021
Tireless teamwork for baby Ignus’ miraculous survival

Home at last for ‘little soldier’ after newborn ECMO, major surgery and nine ‘lifelines’

Monday, July 19 2021
Netcare commences handover of the Queen ‘Mamohato Memorial Hospital and primary care clinics to the Government of Lesotho

Decision to scale down services brought forward following repeated failure by the Government to settle arrear payments 

Wednesday, July 14 2021
Unrest places further pressure on already constrained healthcare services

Netcare contingency plans ensure safe care continues

Wednesday, July 14 2021
Netcare uMhlanga Hospital warns public of ongoing job and training offer scams

Netcare uMhlanga Hospital has issued a warning to the public regarding a job offer scam advertised on social media platforms or via SMS, WhatsApp or email.

Wednesday, July 7 2021
Emergence of Delta variant substantially increases risk of COVID-19 transmission

Netcare significantly bolsters capacity ahead of expected surge in coastal provinces

Wednesday, June 30 2021
Netcare Margate Hospital once again wins prestigious Diamond Arrow Award

South Coast facility receives highest rating in its category

Monday, June 28 2021
Netcare continues to bolster response and capacity to assist as many patients as possible

We are fully committed to doing the best we can for all patients seeking care at our facilities

Friday, June 25 2021
CANSA and Netcare join hands to establish virtual cancer support group

Ongoing COVID-19 pandemic calls for alternative support platforms for those affected by cancer 

Friday, June 25 2021
Old Mutual partners with Netcare to open private vaccination centre in Cape Town

Old Mutual joined forces with leading healthcare provider Netcare to open a private vaccination centre at the insurer’s campus in Pinelands, Cape Town.

Monday, June 21 2021
Seek medical attention early, and do your part to flatten the curve

Where and how to seek the level of care you need in the third wave

Friday, June 18 2021
Thank you to our supportive communities

Please continue to safeguard your health – we care about your health and wellbeing

Friday, June 18 2021
Youth careers on track with Netcare

Targeted opportunities help tackle youth unemployment

Tuesday, June 15 2021
Innovative hub offers world of opportunities and hope for youth in Alexandra

YES and Netcare’s initiative aims to spark local economic potential

Tuesday, June 15 2021
Netcare and A2D24 join forces to shape future of healthcare

New joint venture to fast-track more award-winning healthtech solutions

Monday, June 14 2021
Hospital refutes irresponsible social media message

Netcare uMhlanga Hospital sets the record straight

Thursday, June 10 2021
Hospital refutes irresponsible social media message

Netcare Kingsway Hospital sets the record straight

Wednesday, June 9 2021
‘A fairy tale come true’ for little girl and her parents

Amara, four, receives lifesaving heart operation

Tuesday, June 8 2021
Thank you to our supportive community

Please safeguard your health, Netcare Unitas Hospital urges residents

Tuesday, June 1 2021
Hospital saddened by passing of highly respected nephrologist

Doctor who participated in over 600 kidney transplants remembered

Thursday, May 27 2021
Interim results for the six months ended 31 March 2021

Netcare delivers strong interim profit growth when compared to second six months of the previous financial year

Monday, May 24 2021
Only those with appointments will be vaccinated at Netcare facilities

Great uptake by healthcare workers as Sisonke programme draws to a close

Friday, May 14 2021
Only those with appointments will be vaccinated at Netcare facilities

Great uptake by healthcare workers as Sisonke programme draws to a close

Friday, May 14 2021
New technologically advanced cancer treatment now in KZN

Precisely targeted HDR brachytherapy system

Thursday, May 13 2021
Toolkit to help bolster nurses’ mental resilience and overall wellbeing

South Africa’s nurses honoured on International Nurses Day for ‘leading from the frontline’

Tuesday, May 11 2021
National newborn hearing screening programme makes meaningful difference

First national programme of its kind leads the way

Thursday, May 6 2021
Christiaan Barnard Memorial Award honours top trauma surgeon

Countless lives saved by surgeon’s hands and shared expertise  

Thursday, May 6 2021
No official notice issued by the Government of Lesotho to terminate the public private partnership

Clarity needed on future of Queen ‘Mamohato Memorial Hospital 

Tuesday, May 4 2021
Growing inclusion non-negotiable for SA healthcare

NetcarePlus fills important market gap to remove barriers to quality care

Friday, April 23 2021
Kidney disease can strike at any age

Dialysis and ongoing caring support can sustain quality of life for many years

Tuesday, April 13 2021
Arthritis in children: A surprising condition

Early intervention and specialised care key to successful treatment  

Tuesday, April 6 2021
Triple-check tech for accuracy in knee replacements

Woman and her dog look forward to forest walks again

Thursday, March 25 2021
Netcare responds to Tšepong issues

Netcare remains committed to providing Basotho citizens with the best and safest care

Wednesday, March 24 2021
Building a new life after head injury

World Head Injury Awareness Day commemorated on 20 March 

Thursday, March 18 2021
Netcare and Standard Bank launch Africa’s first sustainability-linked bond

JSE-listed Netcare, which operates a network of hospitals and other healthcare services in South Africa and Lesotho, has launched Africa’s first sustainability-linked bond, in partnership with Standard Bank.

Wednesday, March 17 2021
Landmark lymphoedema procedure restores mother’s quality of life

Cape Town healthcare team looks back on Africa’s first-of-its-kind procedure  

Thursday, March 4 2021
Public private training partnership to help grow SA’s emergency medicine expertise

Young specialist ready to bolster emergency healthcare in North West

Wednesday, February 17 2021
Netcare celebrates the life of Dr David Sennoga

Hospital joins memorial for much-loved local paediatrician

Friday, February 12 2021
Changing waste into school shoes a step towards realising a circular economy

The collection of used, non-hazardous PVC drip bags and oxygen masks

Friday, February 5 2021
Placing patients at the centre of care

Netcare won the prestigious 2019/2020 Ask Afrika Orange Index Award for service excellence

Wednesday, February 3 2021
Hambani Kahle MaQhawe

Hambani Kahle MaQhawe 

Thursday, January 28 2021
A tribute to five remarkable lives cut short

Families and colleagues gather at site of helicopter tragedy to honour those who lost their lives

Wednesday, January 27 2021
Netcare confirms helicopter tragedy in Bergville, KwaZulu-Natal

Thursday, 21 January 2021 Netcare this afternoon confirmed that a Netcare 911 Helicopter has crashed near Bergville, KwaZulu-Natal, tragically claiming the lives of all on board.

Tuesday, January 26 2021
Netcare releases details of family visit to site of tragic helicopter accident and investigation

Private ceremony to be held for families 

Tuesday, January 26 2021
Thank you from Netcare

A tribute to our fallen heroes

Friday, January 22 2021
Netcare releases names of deceased colleagues

Helicopter tragedy near Bergville claims lives of five valued colleagues

Thursday, January 21 2021
Netcare prepares further additional capacity

Clinical Decision Units now open in Polokwane, Rustenburg and Pretoria

Thursday, January 21 2021
Netcare launches Family Connect Line to keep COVID-19 patients and their loved ones connected

Dedicated personnel deployed to enhance communication between patients and families

Monday, January 18 2021
Dangers of skin cancer “not only skin deep”

People of all colour urged to avoid tragedy by taking precautions, checking irregularities

Thursday, January 14 2021
Mom and baby meet in 2021 after both were ‘feared dead’

Tears of relief and joy as Nosipho beats COVID-19 to meet her premature baby at last

Wednesday, January 13 2021
Update from the frontline
Wednesday, January 6 2021


Best and safest care provided during a challenging time

Surge in new COVID-19 cases necessitates constant review of hospital

Monday, December 28 2020
Rehabilitation patients triumph over 2020 in 20th annual sports day

Progress and personal victories celebrated on International Day of Disabled Persons

Tuesday, December 8 2020
Tips for preventing dog bites and rabies

Dogs can be dangerous – even the family pet

Tuesday, December 8 2020
Over R700k raised for life-saving child heart surgeries

Medipost, Netcare Foundation and Maboneng Foundation go ‘Heart-to-Heart’  

Tuesday, December 8 2020
Netcare recognised internationally as a champion in environmental sustainability

Only healthcare organisation world-wide to receive gold awards in each sustainability category

Monday, December 7 2020
Koena’s life takes a turn for the better

Treatment should be “life-changing” for young Polokwane man

Monday, December 7 2020
Netcare Sunward Park Hospital celebrates three decades of outstanding patient care

Growth in hospital’s services evidence of it serving the needs of the Ekhurluleni communities

Monday, December 7 2020
Limpopo Department of Health and Netcare collaborate in anticipation of NHI

Partnership “points the way to the future” of healthcare in SA

Thursday, December 3 2020
Early detection and treatment of HIV saves lives

HIV now a ‘highly manageable’ condition 

Tuesday, December 1 2020
Public private sector collaboration sees Limpopo learner’s life turned around

Treatment should be “life-changing” for young Polokwane man with disfiguring skin condition

Monday, November 30 2020
Scoping procedure can detect and treat colorectal cancers at an early stage

Those over the age of 50 and at high risk should have a colonoscopy

Thursday, November 26 2020
Child’s play? Walking rings can be dangerous

Accidents with babies’ walking aids lead to head injuries and burns

Wednesday, November 25 2020
Results for the year ended 30 September 2020

Company performance reflects the impact of COVID-19 with an ongoing focus on the delivery of Netcare’s strategic objectives

Monday, November 23 2020
World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2020

‘United to preserve antimicrobials – United to prevent drug resistance’

Monday, November 23 2020
World Prematurity Day calls for global action ‘Together for babies born too soon’

Netcare initiatives improving the odds for tiny ‘preemie’ babies

Tuesday, November 17 2020
Specialists tackle difficult men’s health topics

Three urologists draw attention to important issues highlighted by Movember movement

Thursday, November 12 2020
‘Ice therapy’ for breast cancer established at Parklane Radiology

Precise, minimally invasive cryoablation offers out-patient alternative to surgery

Wednesday, November 11 2020
Hospital marks milestone 150 robotic-arm assisted surgeries

More mountains to climb and motorbike rides for patients after hip and knee replacements

Tuesday, November 10 2020
It’s a question of trust

“The hospital staff became my people…”

Monday, November 9 2020
Johannesburg pacemaker clinic celebrates 30 years of service to the community

Regular follow-up is critical after a pacemaker is implanted

Friday, November 6 2020
Born at 34 weeks, Baby Marique beats the odds to go home

Hospital celebrates the recovery of “miracle child”

Thursday, November 5 2020
Anaesthetic-sensitive patients benefit from ‘wide-awake’ surgical procedures for common hand problems

‘Trigger finger’ and carpal tunnel syndrome can now be corrected while patients are conscious

Tuesday, November 3 2020
Improving awareness of stroke will save lives

Get healthy to reduce your risk of a stroke

Monday, November 2 2020
Small community blood drives making a difference to critically low blood stock levels

Netcare uMhalnga Hospital continues to collect blood and help save lives

Thursday, October 29 2020
Heart rhythm disorder treatment facility a big asset for West Coast communities

Comprehensive service using state-of-the-art technology for the best and safest care

Tuesday, October 27 2020
East Rand baby boy benefits from cleft lip repair procedure

Netcare Foundation enables cleft and palate procedures that will transform Hanru’s life

Tuesday, October 27 2020
Dense breast tissue signals higher risk for breast cancer

Both men and women urged to check and screen for breast cancer regularly

Monday, October 26 2020
PMB hospital function celebrates life and recovery of trauma survivors

Netcare St Anne’s Hospital level 1 trauma accreditation saves lives

Tuesday, October 20 2020
Peanuts Worldwide, Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital and the Foundation for Hospital Art brings Snoopy joy to patients with new Peanuts-themed mural

Mural at hospital is one in a series provided to 70 hospitals around the world via the ‘Take Care with Peanuts’ initiative’

Monday, October 19 2020
Initiative encourages South Africans to get to know their HIV status

Johannesburg HIV clinic offers free testing and pre- and post-test counselling

Wednesday, October 14 2020
Pandemic looks to be on the wane, with PMB hospital reporting steadily declining COVID-19 patient numbers

Netcare St Anne’s Hospital welcomes back one of its own

Friday, October 2 2020
Are you having heart palpitations? You may have a heart rhythm disorder

Cardiac electrophysiology: correcting the ‘electrical wiring’ of the body’s ‘engine’

Wednesday, September 30 2020
New platform for virtual doctor consultations offers patients greater choice and easier access

Digitally-enabled healthcare (‘Telehealth’) a growing trend internationally and in South Africa

Tuesday, September 29 2020
Hospital celebrates the discharge of elderly couple who, together, survived COVID-19

Cape Town couple in their 90s surprised to learn that they were in hospital together

Wednesday, September 23 2020
Tragic passing of Dr Abdulhay Munshi

On behalf of the Netcare family, we extend our deepest condolences to Dr Munshi’s wife and children

Friday, September 18 2020
The heroes of COVID-19 acknowledged

Community gives back to caregivers

Thursday, September 17 2020
‘Better safe than sorry’ to avoid accidental poisoning in the home

Babies and toddlers most at risk, and travellers urged to be extra cautious

Tuesday, September 15 2020
South Coast mother beats COVID-19 to meet her newborn baby

“Where is my baby?” Mom’s first words after coming around three weeks after giving birth without her knowledge

Tuesday, September 8 2020
Port Elizabeth man celebrates life after a month in ICU due to Covid-19

Singing with physician weeks after dire prognosis

Wednesday, September 2 2020
What is premenstrual dysphoric disorder

Rare severe form of PMS raises need for greater awareness and sensitivity

Thursday, August 27 2020
Community acknowledges the brave efforts of Bay healthcare workers over the pandemic

Outpouring of thanks as pandemic looks to be receding

Wednesday, August 26 2020
Over 40 Years in Healthcare from Paediatrics to Infectious Diseases, And Still Loving It!

Women’s Month has encouraged us to explore some of the incredible women in healthcare in South Africa

Wednesday, August 26 2020
A Happy, Passionate, Enthusiastic Doctor Is What Our Patients Deserve.

This Women’s Month we’re celebrating the importance of women in healthcare

Wednesday, August 26 2020
Elective surgery fully and responsibly resumed at Netcare hospitals and day hospitals

Hospitals with extensive COVID-19 precautionary safeguards safer than most public places

Monday, August 24 2020
Despite the hurdles, you can do whatever you want to

From slim chances of getting a tertiary education, to holding 3 specialisation degrees

Friday, August 21 2020
Pandemic transforms private healthcare in Limpopo

Pandemic transforms private healthcare in Limpopo

Wednesday, August 19 2020
New approach used to treat Gauteng boy with leukaemia

Seven-year-old boy first in SA to receive volumetric arc therapy as part of treatment

Monday, August 17 2020
Entrepreneurial pharmacist’s women-powered business ready to soar

Growing women and inclusivity in SA’s healthcare supply chains

Thursday, August 13 2020
Not all bad news: Stories of hope and recovery emerge from pandemic

COVID-19 patients return home after spending weeks fighting for their lives in hospital

Thursday, August 13 2020
Netcare launches discounted GP consultation vouchersaimed at improving access to private healthcare

Innovative NetcarePlus GP Vouchers first in a range of new healthcare products to be launched

Thursday, August 13 2020
Making a ‘Goliath’ difference in the community

Caring Netcare nurses empower local residents to protect themselves from, and prevent the spread of, COVID-19

Tuesday, August 11 2020
Is obesity a risk factor for serious COVID-19 infection

Overweight South Africans can take measures to protect themselves

Wednesday, July 22 2020
Appreciation for healthcare workers on Mandela Day

Hundreds of milk tarts and doctors lend a helping hand

Monday, July 20 2020
Shock and sadness at the untimely death of world-renowned sports doctor

Dr Moolla to be forever remembered for the many lives he touched and enriched

Friday, July 17 2020
When last did you test for these three Big-Cs

Cervical, breast and prostate cancers can be treated, especially when diagnosed early

Thursday, July 9 2020
Alex women sew their way to agile business success

Employment for young women promotes sustainable economic development

Monday, July 6 2020
Demand for treatment of COVID-19 patients is increasing

Public urged to protect themselves, and others, from the virus

Friday, July 3 2020
Hospitals suspend elective surgery and non-urgent admissions to create capacity for expected surge in COVID-19 patients

Imperative that public and private healthcare providers join hands in responding to the pandemic

Monday, June 22 2020
Netcare Pholoso Hospital achieves Level II trauma centre accreditation

TSSA certification an important development for emergency medicine in Limpopo

Monday, June 22 2020
Properly managed HIV patients ‘likely at no greater risk from COVID-19 than rest of population’

HIV-positive South Africans must ensure that they take their antiretroviral medication during the pandemic

Thursday, June 4 2020
Neurosurgeon and Netcare Foundation assist public sector with skull repair surgeries

Greater confidence and quality of life after cranioplasty procedures

Friday, May 29 2020
New temporary emergency department open and providing emergency care to patients

Strict precautionary measures in place to safeguard patients and staff

Wednesday, May 27 2020
Rusty the Rhino brings fun healthy foods to Netcare paediatric patients

Bravery certificates, colouring in and playful crockery aim to cheer young patients

Wednesday, May 27 2020
Results for the six months ended 31 March 2020

Robust operating performance delivered, focus now on patient and healthcare worker care following covid-19 impacts, and cash preservation

Monday, May 25 2020
Medical emergencies and accidents are a reality of life

Medical emergencies and accidents are a reality of life

Thursday, May 21 2020
Netcare response to the release of the independent report related to St Augustine’s Hospital

All the recommendations and interventions made by the investigators have been fully implemented

Wednesday, May 20 2020
COVID-19 may be life threatening even without the ‘typical’ symptoms

Virus can trigger damaging immune overreaction ‘storm’ in serious cases

Wednesday, May 20 2020
Main theatre complex temporarily closed

Hospital takes immediate action to contain spread of infection

Sunday, May 17 2020
Netcare St Augustine’s and Netcare Kingsway hospitals to re-open

Looking forward to again serving the communities with specialised medical care

Monday, May 11 2020
Netcare Ceres Hospital to re-open

Abundance of caution remains paramount

Thursday, April 23 2020
Latest COVID-19 learnings applied in Polokwane-based hospital

An abundance of caution approach further safeguards patients and healthcare workers

Friday, April 17 2020
Additional precautionary preventative measures implemented at hospital

Netcare Kingsway Hospital moves swiftly in the wake of COVID-19 infection

Wednesday, April 15 2020
Safety of patients, staff and doctors remain of paramount importance

Further update on the situation at Netcare St Augustine’s Hospital

Wednesday, April 8 2020
Dr Richard Friedland, CEO of the Netcare Group, has issued the following statement

Update on Netcare St Augustine’s Hospital

Friday, April 3 2020
Additional investment in combatting COVID-19 pandemic

Hospital group further enhances readiness of ICU and High Care facilities

Monday, March 30 2020
Netcare in-hospital pharmacies suspend retail services to the public

Pharmacies will continue to serve needs of patients in hospital

Monday, March 30 2020
Netcare suspends and restricts visiting hours in light of severity of COVID-19 pandemic

Extraordinary measures needed to protect healthcare teams and patients

Wednesday, March 25 2020
Germ destroying robots come into their own amid COVID-19 outbreak
Netcare has groundbreaking technologies to strengthen hospital infection prevention
Tuesday, March 24 2020
Netcare Pholoso Hospital deploys germ-eradicating robots in the fight against germs

Hi-tech robots achieve impressive results internationally and in Netcare hospitals

Tuesday, March 24 2020
Germ destroying robots come into their own amid COVID-19 outbreak

Netcare has groundbreaking technologies to strengthen hospital infection prevention and control

Tuesday, March 24 2020
NCBMH clarifies reports relating to its readiness for COVID-19

Patients in need of medical assistance were at no time refused care

Sunday, March 22 2020
What to do, and not to do, if you suspect you might have COVID-19

Follow these simple steps to use healthcare resources responsibly and appropriately, and to protect others from infection

Friday, March 20 2020
What to do, and not to do, if you suspect you might have COVID-19

Follow these simple steps to use healthcare resources responsibly and appropriately, and to protect others from infection

Wednesday, March 18 2020
Netcare are NOT doing door-to-door COVID-19 screening

Netcare warns public to be vigilant

Monday, March 16 2020
Netcare is prepared for COVID-19 in South Africa

Prevention protection measures in place at Netcare facilities

Friday, March 6 2020
New nuclear medicine facility boosts private medical care in Limpopo

Super specialist contributes to the advancement of medicine in province

Tuesday, March 3 2020
Netcare’s Simphiwe heads to international wheelchair basketball tournament

Hospital switchboard operator achieves goal of coaching national men’s U23 team

Friday, February 28 2020
Specialised diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy at dedicated unit in Alberton

Epilepsy monitoring unit aims to improve quality of life for people with epilepsy

Thursday, February 20 2020
Newly launched Pretoria centre holistically addresses the problem of infertility

Couples should seek assistance for fertility problems together, says fertility specialist

Tuesday, February 18 2020
New medical team now at the helm of Netcare Vaalpark Hospital’s emergency department

Well-known medical team to expand its footprint in the Vaal region

Tuesday, February 18 2020
Gallstones generally not dangerous but caution called for in certain cases

What are gallstones?

Thursday, February 13 2020
Groundbreaking new magnetic brain procedure used for first time in SA to treat depression

Advances in brain science set to “revolutionise” treatment of psychiatric conditions

Friday, February 7 2020
My Walk initiative: Enterprise development and job creation opportunities generated by recycling healthcare waste

The process of turning uncontaminated PVC healthcare waste into school shoes

Wednesday, February 5 2020
Recycled hospital drip bags to be made into 25 000 pairs of school shoes for SA learners this year

My Walk initiative turns non-hazardous healthcare waste into useful footwear

Wednesday, February 5 2020
CANSA and Netcare join hands to establish cancer support groups

Cancer support groups established at nine Netcare hospitals

Wednesday, February 5 2020
Coronavirus outbreak in Asia, should South Africans be concerned?

A few safety measures can go a long way in protecting travellers from infection

Monday, February 3 2020
Hospital’s new state-of-the-art neonatal intensive care unit serves a critical need in the community

New four-bed, state-of-the-art neonatal intensive care unit for premature and newborn babies

Thursday, January 30 2020
Hospital welcomes new paediatrician

Netcare Margate Hospital take pleasure in welcoming Dr Bhavna Jasmat

Thursday, January 30 2020
First navigation-assisted endoscopic spinal procedure performed in the Western Cape

Newly introduced procedure provides treatment option for previously inoperable spine patients

Thursday, January 23 2020


Eminent neurosurgeon in private sector collaborates with public sector counterpart to build super speciality surgical skills

Deep brain stimulation improves quality of life for patients with movement disorders

Tuesday, December 10 2019
Premature baby saved thanks to first aid workshop

She had no idea that a chain of events that started months before would make all the difference to the survival of her tiny baby

Monday, December 9 2019
New African record set in blood collection

Hospital, radio station and community band together to impact 1 878 lives

Monday, December 9 2019
Private and public health collaboration brings hope to 15 Limpopo boys

Private and public health collaboration brings hope to 15 Limpopo boys

Wednesday, December 4 2019
SA heart valve repair provides lifeline for foreigner who prepared for the worst

Woman benefits from intricate minimally invasive heart procedure in Cape Town

Tuesday, November 26 2019
Good Samaritans bring the world of sound to brave 18-month-old Port Elizabeth boy

Medical team enables implantation of cochlear hearing device  

Wednesday, November 20 2019
SA interventional cardiologist demonstrates intricate heart repair procedure to continent’s doctors

Educational live demonstration aims to advance cardiac treatment for patients in Africa

Thursday, November 7 2019
Passing of distinguished doctor ‘a loss to SA medicine’

Acclaimed healthcare professional mourned

Friday, October 25 2019
First private facility in KZN to achieve Level I trauma accreditation officially opened

Netcare St Anne’s Hospital accreditation “an outstanding achievement”

Thursday, October 17 2019
Aitishoo! It’s that time of year when hay fever rears its ugly head

Understanding and managing allergic rhinitis

Monday, October 14 2019
SA doctor’s pectus excavatum technique explored by international experts

Less intrusive surgical options changing lives of South Africans with sunken chest deformity

Wednesday, October 9 2019
Robotic-assisted total knee replacements a first for Africa

Africa's first state-of-the-art Mako robotic knee replacement operation

Tuesday, October 8 2019
South African healthcare group scores global gold for ‘going green’

Netcare’s sustainability initiatives acknowledged with five international accolades in 2019

Friday, September 27 2019
Netcare voted top in health sector in SAGEA awards

Netcare topped the list of employers in the health sector, in the South African Graduate Employers Association (SAGEA) Employer Awards.

Tuesday, September 17 2019
Minimally invasive foot and ankle surgical approaches now available in SA

Keyhole surgeries for foot and ankle problems offered at Gauteng hospitals

Monday, September 16 2019
Can stress increase the risk of suffering a heart attack?

A cardiologist explains how stress can negatively impact heart health

Tuesday, September 10 2019
Violence against women and children, a scourge that should have no place in South Africa

Violations against women and children are a tragic reflection on our society and the lack of moral fibre that seems to have infected it.

Friday, September 6 2019
Netcare N17 Hospital celebrates two decades of healing

Hospital marks 20 years of service to the greater East Rand community

Friday, August 30 2019
Incontinence: don’t suffer in silence

Women’s health specialist returns home to Limpopo to establish urogynaecology services

Wednesday, August 28 2019
Renowned Pretoria hand surgeon receives international award for his contribution to medicine

Renowned South African hand surgeon, Professor Ulrich Mennen honoured with the prestigious Pioneer of Hand Surgery award

Tuesday, August 20 2019
Colorectal cancer laparoscopic workshop updates SA surgeons on latest approaches

Cutting edge minimally invasive procedures to treat cancer demonstrated

Thursday, August 15 2019
Minimally invasive procedure for enlarged prostate brings hope to many older men

Johannesburg facility reaches 100 procedure milestone

Thursday, August 15 2019
New Polokwane clinic brings hope to couples experiencing infertility

Not just women who may have trouble with fertility

Wednesday, August 14 2019
New cardio-oncology service meets important cancer patient need

Keeping an eye on cardiovascular health of oncology patients will save lives

Wednesday, August 7 2019
Newly launched Durban centre offers comprehensive approach to diabetes

Multi-disciplinary Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Heart Care first of its kind in KZN

Wednesday, August 7 2019
Netcare Pretoria East Hospital voted top hospital in Beeld Readers' Choice awards

Readers of Beeld newspaper have voted Netcare Pretoria East Hospital as their first choice in the hospitals category of the publication’s latest annual Readers’ Choice awards.

Monday, July 29 2019
Hospital group deeply saddened by untimely death of maxillofacial and oral surgeon, Dr Ashraf Mohamed

Jacques du Plessis, managing director of Netcare’s hospital division expressed his deep sadness at the untimely passing of maxillofacial and oral surgeon, Dr Ashraf Mohamed, who practised at Netcare Unitas Hospital in Centurion.

Friday, July 26 2019
Johannesburg radiologist honoured with prestigious Christiaan Barnard Memorial Award

An extraordinary career in diagnostic and interventional radiology recognised

Tuesday, July 23 2019
Nine-year-old Mamelodi girl receives ‘gift of sight’

Double cornea transplant paves the way for a brighter future for Lefa

Wednesday, July 3 2019
Mid-year winter school holiday safety

Child safety: Choking, burns and severe allergic reaction

Wednesday, June 26 2019
Turning over a new leaf – for good

From ‘I should’ to ‘I can do it’

Wednesday, June 26 2019
100th laser procedure milestone by Durban facility treating enlarged prostate

The first minimally invasive HoLEP procedure, performed at Netcare Parklands Hospital

Tuesday, June 25 2019
Ultrasound shock wave cardiovascular procedure performed for first time in Africa

Newly introduced procedure brings hope to patients with advanced cardiovascular disease

Monday, June 24 2019
Netcare Margate Hospital wins prestigious Diamond Arrow Award

Hospital receives highest rating in its category, in KwaZulu-Natal’s South Coast

Wednesday, June 19 2019
Which wild animals are the most dangerous in South Africa?

Keep your distance from all wild animals no matter their size or apparent temperament

Thursday, June 13 2019
Netcare launches first national newborn hearing screening programme in South Africa

Hearing screening programme aims to detect hearing impairments in newborns to facilitate timeous intervention and treatment

Tuesday, June 11 2019
A behind the scenes glimpse of hospital life sheds light on careers in healthcare

Local hospital hopes to inspire learners to become future healthcare professionals  

Monday, June 10 2019
Modern medicine offers hope for prevention of food allergies in children

Dramatic rise in allergic diseases today

Wednesday, June 5 2019
Lifeline provided to those suffering life-threatening respiratory or cardiac collapse

Teamwork and medical technology working in tandem to save lives

Tuesday, June 4 2019
‘Miracle’ Durban baby Ayush conceived after 13 years of trying

New blood procedure brings hope to women with premature ovarian failure

Wednesday, May 29 2019
Not too late to protect yourself with the flu vaccine

It's flu season in South Africa

Monday, May 27 2019
Netcare delivers resilient performance

Netcare - key highlights for the six months ended 31 March 2019

Tuesday, May 14 2019
Student nurses build a solid foundation in caring
Nursing professionals and the next generation of nurses honoured on International Nurses Day
Friday, May 10 2019
‘Safe hands’ celebrated this World Hand Hygiene Day

Hand washing a simple yet effective means of promoting health

Tuesday, May 7 2019
New supportive care service invaluable to seriously ill patients and their families

Responding to the growing demand for supportive care services,

Tuesday, April 30 2019
Large party of lost hikers rescued in the Drakensberg

New geo-location technology locates desperate group

Wednesday, April 24 2019
Towering international figure in trauma medicine recognised by Netcare

World-renowned South African trauma surgeon’s contribution acknowledged

Tuesday, April 23 2019
Dedicated unit for the treatment of blood diseases and disorders opened in Johannesburg

New haematology unit offers world-class service to patients

Friday, April 12 2019
Specialist-run emergency department now open at Netcare Linksfield Hospital

Significant development for private emergency medicine in Gauteng

Thursday, April 11 2019
PE hospital reaches 10 000 open-heart surgery milestone

Cardio-thoracic surgeons at Netcare Greenacres Hospital make history

Thursday, April 11 2019
Retiring PE hospital nursing manager honoured for 45 years of service to SA

Netcare Greenacres Hospital pays homage to highly respected manager

Friday, April 5 2019
New emergency helicopter service for SA’s coastal regions proves life saving

Netcare 911’s ‘Angels of Mercy’ undertake 100 missions in four months

Thursday, April 4 2019
NRC nurse drives kidney transplant patients 800km through the night

National Renal Care and Netcare

Tuesday, April 2 2019
High dose internal radiation cancer treatment service launched on Johannesburg’s West Rand

Specialised brachytherapy treatment unit established at Netcare Pinehaven Hospital

Thursday, March 28 2019
Prestigious Christiaan Barnard Memorial Award for Johannesburg trauma surgeon

An extraordinary career in critical care medicine is honoured

Thursday, March 28 2019
Childhood head injuries: When to seek medical attention

Parents urged to take bumps to a child’s head seriously

Monday, March 18 2019
30 years of life-saving emergency service to the community

First private 24-hour emergency department in South Africa celebrates milestone anniversary

Wednesday, March 13 2019
Durban metabolic surgery centre reaches 500 procedure milestone

11 couples among those to benefit from health-affirming surgery

Monday, March 4 2019
Keyhole in-utero blood transfusion procedure saves Durban baby

Baby Mihle discharged from Netcare St Augustine’s Hospital

Monday, March 4 2019
Spotting_the warning signs of cyberbullying

Many children and teenagers experience cyberbullying at school and in their social networks. Adults need to be aware of what is occurring in young peoples' lives and recognise the signs.

Thursday, February 28 2019
Open day for parents-to-be

Important information and free healthcare screenings on offer for expectant mothers

Wednesday, February 27 2019
Minimally invasive procedure to treat severe piles performed in SA for the first time

Painless new option available for patients who suffer from debilitating haemorrhoids

Wednesday, February 27 2019
Durban hospital achieves level II accreditation from Trauma Society of South Africa

Netcare St Augustine’s Hospital one of only two facilities in KZN with level II accreditation for trauma care

Thursday, February 21 2019
Surgeon performs emergency procedure with pocketknife to save injured motorcyclist

Cape Town surgeon holidaying in Port Elizabeth saves mans life on the roadside

Thursday, February 21 2019
What to do if your child has a serious depressive disorder

If your child is expressing intense sadness or severe irritability don’t allow the stigma associated with mental disorders to stop you from seeking treatment. The right diagnosis can make the world of difference.

Tuesday, February 19 2019
West Coast patients benefit from advanced ‘three-dimensional-imaging’ assisted keyhole heart and lung surgery

Advanced technology makes world-class treatment available locally

Friday, February 15 2019
Young man’s vocation for care leads to academic accolades in nursing

From teenage oncology carer to cum laude nursing student

Thursday, February 14 2019
Tips for beating the back to school_blues

Starting a new school year can be both scary and stressful for your child. But the more you prepare your children for the new phase in their life, the less they will have to fear.

Monday, February 11 2019
Johannesburg mammography service is awarded international accreditation

Netcare Park Lane Hospital’s women’s imaging service recognised

Wednesday, February 6 2019
Mental health_managing the recovery journey

The recovery process following a mental illness is a journey, not a destination. By taking an approach that focuses on the whole person, and not just their symptoms, recovery is possible.

Monday, February 4 2019
Netcare confirms staff and union engagement regarding proposed restructuring

Netcare structural review within its hospital division

Thursday, January 24 2019
Specialised medical interventions available at new UCTPAH Heart and Lung Centre

Only centre in Africa to offer bronchial thermoplasty

Wednesday, January 23 2019
Teen suicide is on the increase and the question is why

Parents, caregivers, educators and friends are warned to take suicide signs and threats seriously and seek professional help

Friday, January 11 2019
SA’s smallest surviving premature child home for the festive season

Hospital bids a fond farewell to their ‘miracle baby’

Monday, January 7 2019


Prestigious double accolade recognises Netcare’s energy efficiency achievements

Group is a model for environmental sustainability within the SA healthcare sector

Friday, December 14 2018
Healthcare’s remarkable men and women won’t be taking it easy this holiday season

South Africans more vulnerable to injury or illness during the holiday season

Thursday, December 13 2018
What to do when faced with a medical emergency

From drowning, to road accidents and serious burns – we’ve got you covered

Wednesday, December 12 2018
Premature baby Seth beats the odds to become the apple of his mom’s eye

Children born extremely prematurely can be given a fighting chance

Monday, December 10 2018
South Africa needs more bone marrow donors of all races to give hope to children with blood disorders

KZN pioneer paediatric haemato-oncologist in private practice urges greater public support

Friday, December 7 2018
Newborn benefits from advanced keyhole surgery at Cape Town Hospital

Keyhole surgery preferable for newborns where possible, say experts

Tuesday, December 4 2018
Courageous teen acknowledged with Netcare 911 Certificate of Bravery

Brave Matthew confronts armed home invaders to save his dad

Monday, December 3 2018
‘Maritzburg emergency department accredited by Trauma Society of South Africa

Netcare St Anne’s Hospital becomes first private trauma facility in the city to be accredited

Thursday, November 29 2018
Targeted radiation therapy during surgery now available in SA for selected breast cancer patients

Intraoperative radiation therapy service offers number of benefits

Thursday, November 29 2018
Heart operation milestone for KwaZulu-Natal

100th heart valve replacement procedure completed at the Netcare St Augustine’s Hospital

Wednesday, November 28 2018
Newly introduced biopsy procedure will improve detection of high-risk prostate cancer

More targeted diagnostic approach introduced at Midrand hospital

Tuesday, November 27 2018
Cape Town hospital hosts high tea in honour of breast cancer patients and survivors 

Breast Cancer Awareness Month initiative drives awareness and support

Wednesday, November 21 2018
Abuse can have serious psychological impact on victims

Domestic and sexual violence against women and children remains a major cause for concern

Wednesday, November 21 2018
Modern medicine helps premature babies to survive and thrive

Babies born as little as one week prematurely can be impacted by their early birth

Tuesday, November 20 2018
First aid session at hospital enables mom to save her premature baby

Parents advised to learn infant first aid and CPR

Friday, November 16 2018
Become an Antibiotic Guardian, and do your bit to help safeguard the effectiveness of antibiotics for future generations

Need for responsible use of antibiotics to help prevent the development and spread of ‘superbugs’

Wednesday, November 14 2018
Culture of care recognised as Netcare wins prestigious service excellence award three years in a row

Private hospital group recognised with national Ask Afrika Orange Index award 

Saturday, November 10 2018
Netcare hospitals recognised for service excellence

Fourth consecutive Diamond Arrow Award for iconic Durban hospital

Friday, November 9 2018
Hope, encouragement and opportunity at rehabilitation sports day

Positivity of participants shines through despite disabilities

Wednesday, October 31 2018
World Stroke Day brings a dangerous medical condition into focus

Greater awareness of stroke and its symptoms can assist to save lives

Tuesday, October 30 2018
Netcare Parklands Hospital hosts Pink Tea to raise awareness of breast cancer

Breast Cancer Awareness Month event a great success

Monday, October 29 2018
Mental health is everyone’s concern

October is Mental Health Awareness Month.

Tuesday, October 16 2018
Newly introduced surgical technique enables patients to get back on their feet quicker

Minimally invasive heart valve repair and replacement now offered in Johannesburg

Wednesday, October 10 2018
Understanding eating and weight disorders

Raising awareness for eating disorders in South Africa is important to help struggling individuals, and to debunk eating disorder myths.

Wednesday, October 10 2018
South Africans urged to take care of their vision this Eye Care Awareness Month

The importance of maintaining good eye health

Monday, October 8 2018
Johannesburg gets ready for the annual World Trauma Day EMS and Firefighter Challenge

SA rescue heroes pit their life-saving skills against one another

Monday, October 1 2018
Make a commitment to your cardiovascular health

Netcare calls on South Africans to prioritise their heart health

Monday, October 1 2018
Cape Town hospital emergency departments first in province to be accredited

Trauma Society of South Africa recognises trauma centres

Friday, September 28 2018
Durban stroke treatment facility acknowledged by international initiative

Dedicated multi-disciplinary stroke care saves lives

Friday, September 28 2018
Rusty the Rhino brings fun healthy foods to Netcare Blaauwberg Hospital paediatric patients

Bravery certificates, colouring in and playful crockery aim to cheer young patients

Friday, September 28 2018
Johannesburg cardiovascular centre refurbished with latest technologies

Netcare Olivedale Hospital treats range of cardiovascular conditions

Friday, September 28 2018
Get to know the warning signs this Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Parents and caregivers urged to be vigilant for potential signs of childhood cancer

Tuesday, September 25 2018
Serious burns patients from around the continent referred to Johannesburg burns centre

SA’s first dedicated private burns unit commemorates 10 years of service

Thursday, September 20 2018
Runners in safe hands for 2023 Comrades Marathon

Medical teamwork supports SA’s most loved ultramarathon

Thursday, September 20 2018
Intrepid team challenges South Africans to better their impressive record

Collection of 251 lifesaving units of blood sees provincial record smashed

Thursday, September 20 2018
Inappropriate use of medicine can put your health, or even life, at risk

Use Medicines Wisely

Wednesday, September 19 2018
Award-winning Cape Town nursing graduate “an inspiration”

Nursing a calling that requires enormous dedication

Monday, September 17 2018
Netcare Group obtains international accreditation across its operations

Major milestone in the provision of consistent, quality patient care

Monday, September 17 2018
What you need to know about Alzheimer

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia worldwide

Friday, September 14 2018
Cutting edge navigation technologies enable treatment of most complex heart rhythm disorders

Hope for patients who were previously considered inoperable

Thursday, September 6 2018
Netcare 911 celebrates providing emergency medical services and saving lives for 20 years!

Netcare 911 has assisted close to three million people in their time of need

Thursday, August 30 2018
New-look paediatric unit to further improve patient experience

“Rusty the Rhino” makes his presence felt in the Vaal Triangle

Monday, August 27 2018
Day hospital opened in Richard’s Bay

Medicross launches new day theatre service to meet demand

Wednesday, August 22 2018
Suicide prevention

Self-harm deaths are preventable

Friday, August 17 2018
Dedicated unit for the treatment of blood diseases and disorders launched in KZN

New haematology unit offers world-class service to patients

Wednesday, August 15 2018
Overcoming postpartum blues

Mothers in South Africa are affected by perinatal depression

Friday, August 10 2018
Urologist congratulated on 200th robotic-assisted prostatectomy

Precision removal of cancerous prostate available at Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital

Thursday, August 2 2018
Tried and tested breastmilk – optimal feeding for infants

Remember, help is always on hand to help you to breastfeed successfully

Wednesday, August 1 2018
First training centre of excellence in Africa for advanced life support after cardiac surgery established at Cape Town hospital

Highly specialised course builds critical care expertise to optimise outcomes for cardiac patients

Tuesday, July 31 2018
Healthcare group deeply saddened by passing of healthcare pioneer, Professor Bongani Mayosi

Netcare Group deeply mourn the loss of a healthcare pioneer of immense stature.

Monday, July 30 2018
Team effort to create new ‘ears’ for six-year-old Elijah

Innovative intervention paves the way for life-enhancing prosthetic ears

Tuesday, July 24 2018
Surprise school outreach educates learners on health and hygiene

Hospital shares some ‘Madiba magic’ with children

Friday, July 20 2018
Seven-year-old Abongile delighted to go home after near drowning in North Coast pool

Prompt CPR and emergency care saved Pietermaritzburg girl, say doctors

Thursday, July 12 2018
Young soccer stars’ ambitions to showcase their talent at the World Football Championships get support

Netcare sponsors soccer training camps of the South African Sports Association for the Intellectually Impaired

Wednesday, July 11 2018
Mental health is vital at all stages of life

South Africans face the reality of living with a mental health condition

Friday, July 6 2018
Passing of groundbreaking orthopaedic surgeon ‘a significant loss to SA medicine’

Internationally recognised healthcare professional mourned

Thursday, July 5 2018
New ‘body box’ technology is a step forward in the diagnosis of lung conditions and diseases

North Coast hospital introduces technology to improve patient management

Thursday, July 5 2018
What are anxiety disorders?

Panic attacks, phobias and an accelerated heart rate may signal something more serious

Wednesday, July 4 2018
Passing of pioneering gynaecological surgeon leaves void in SA healthcare

Internationally recognised healthcare professional mourned

Friday, June 29 2018
‘Miracle Man’ hands Comrades Marathon medal to eminent trauma surgeon

Former patient thanked for inspiring hope for trauma survivors

Wednesday, June 27 2018
Healthcare group deeply saddened by death of obstetrician and gynaecologist Dr Jacobus van der Wat

Netcare Group mourn the loss of a medical practitioner of great stature

Tuesday, June 26 2018
Understanding substance abuse and addiction

Substance abuse is an enormous social problem in South Africa

Friday, June 22 2018
World-class robotic-assisted prostate surgery a welcome option for Eastern Cape men

PE urologists accredited in precision keyhole radical prostatectomy with da Vinci system

Wednesday, June 20 2018
New chemotherapy unit opened at Netcare Milpark Hospital

Iconic Johannesburg hospital strengthens cancer care offering

Monday, June 18 2018
‘Take fainting to heart’ this World Heart Rhythm Week

Inherited heart rhythm disorders a challenge requiring urgent attention in SA

Thursday, June 14 2018
New artificial urinary sphincter used for the first time in South Africa

Latest generation device offer better outcomes for men with severe urinary incontinence

Thursday, June 14 2018
Winter illnesses and your child: when should you be concerned?

How to distinguish between many winter ailments with the same common symptoms

Monday, June 11 2018
Competition Tribunal approves Netcare’s acquisition of Lakeview Hospital

Lakeview Hospital provides a range of multidisciplinary healthcare services

Wednesday, June 6 2018
Laparoscopic workshop keeps SA surgeons up to date with latest techniques

Minimally invasive approach increasingly used to treat colorectal cancer

Wednesday, June 6 2018
New laser treatment for enlarged prostate now offered in South Africa

Laser procedure used to resolve urine blockage problems in older men

Monday, June 4 2018
Mental health affects everyone, including teenagers

The past few years have witnessed an escalation in teen suicides and a number of anxious, depressed, and suicidal students. 

Friday, June 1 2018
Port Alfred Hospital placed on divert

Emergency department at Port Alfred Hospital will be on divert

Thursday, May 31 2018
Man who survived impalement on crowbar to do Comrades

Daniel de Wet dedicates his race to trauma surgeon, hospital team and rescue workers

Thursday, May 31 2018
Intensive care ambulance designed especially for children now operational

Netcare 911’s new paediatric intensive care ambulance proves its worth

Tuesday, May 29 2018
Metabolic surgery can have numerous health benefits

Surgical intervention can resolve conditions associated with obesity

Monday, May 21 2018
Large numbers of South Africans with high blood pressure remain undiagnosed

“Know your numbers” this World Hypertension Day

Friday, May 18 2018
Netcare interim results for the six months ended 31 March 2018

Netcare’s transformation gains momentum

Monday, May 14 2018
Prestigious international accolades for Netcare’s environmental sustainability initiatives

Group is working towards becoming a model for sustainability within the SA healthcare sector

Friday, May 11 2018
Netcare salutes nurses who touch countless lives with their care – on and off duty

The science, art and vocation of nursing celebrated this International Nurses Day

Thursday, May 10 2018
Advances in treatment improve prognosis for cancer patients today

Cancer centre provides a comprehensive range of treatments to patients

Wednesday, May 9 2018
New support group for renal dialysis patients established in Pietermaritzburg

Forum to provide support and information to kidney disease patients

Tuesday, May 8 2018
Netcare hand hygiene app harnesses science and technology to boost compliance

Year-round commitment to safe hands celebrated this World Hand Hygiene Day

Friday, May 4 2018
1 000 youths to be empowered through healthcare skills development programme

Healthcare sector training and employment prospects provide meaningful opportunities

Wednesday, May 2 2018
The path to mental health arises with different treatment approaches

A person-centred, multi-disciplinary approach to mental health is key to the therapeutic process

Tuesday, May 1 2018
Paramedic vows to ‘pay it forward’ after life-saving intervention

Walter Molife cannot wait to serve his community again after near-fatal shooting

Monday, April 30 2018
Africa's first robotic neurosurgery visualisation technology now operational

State-of-the-art microscope system goes live at Johannesburg hospital

Tuesday, April 24 2018
Conservation receives a boost with Netcare 911 donation

Second-hand communication devices to assist game rangers in fighting poaching

Monday, April 23 2018
Midrand hospital’s range of personalised cancer care solutions bolstered with new chemotherapy unit

Netcare Waterfall City Hospital’s cancer care is convenient and accessible for patients in Midrand and surrounding communities

Monday, April 23 2018
Tick infestations prompt warnings of tick borne diseases

Heavy tick infestations reported in Limpopo and Botswana

Wednesday, April 11 2018
Outbreaks stoke concerns that a severe flu season is in store for SA

Influenza vaccine still offers best protection

Tuesday, April 10 2018
New angiography technology ‘an important development for medicine in Africa

Cutting edge patient-centric technology enables minimally invasive procedures

Wednesday, April 4 2018
Netcare saddened by passing of struggle stalwart

Mrs Winnie Mandela passed away peacefully at Netcare Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg

Tuesday, April 3 2018
How to recognise the signs and symptoms of a gaming addiction

For some people, playing games online can become so excessive or compulsive that it interferes with their basic life functioning.

Monday, April 2 2018
Netcare announces decision to exit the United Kingdom

Strategic decision the result of inability to negotiate lower rentals in the UK

Wednesday, March 28 2018
Emergency service leaves nothing to chance this Easter

Emergency service leaves nothing to chance this Easter

Monday, March 26 2018
Netcare Renews Comrades Sponsorship

Netcare 911 and Netcare remain the official emergency medical services providers to the Comrades Marathon

Thursday, March 22 2018
Competition Tribunal approves Netcare’s acquisition of Akeso

Netcare Limited (“Netcare”) and Akeso Clinics

Monday, March 19 2018
Multilateral partnership makes important contribution to skills development

“South Africa’s very high rate of youth unemployment is a demographic disaster in the making." Mr Cyril Ramaphosa, President of the Republic of South Africa

Thursday, March 15 2018
Dedicated private cancer care facility a first for Cape Town’s City Bowl

Multidisciplinary team of experts fights all types of cancer with highly advanced technology

Thursday, March 15 2018
Minimally invasive vein harvesting for coronary bypass surgery offered in Johannesburg

Endoscopic harvesting technique enables patients to get back on their feet quicker

Tuesday, March 13 2018
Safer, more effective sinus procedures now available in the Vaal Triangle

New standard set for sinus surgery in the Metsimaholo region

Tuesday, March 13 2018
Electro Convulsive Therapy (ECT), an additional treatment method available for mental healthcare patients

Electro Convulsive Therapy (ECT) can be an effective and safe procedure.

Thursday, March 1 2018
Become your baby’s skin care specialist

It takes special care and attention to keep a baby’s skin soft and healthy

Tuesday, February 27 2018
Tips for a healthy pregnancy

What every expectant mother should know this Reproductive Health Awareness Month

Monday, February 26 2018
Patients reap the benefits of Durban’s only hospital-based hyperbaric oxygen therapy

Oxygen therapy has many applications say experts

Monday, February 19 2018
Netcare water sustainability initiatives in the Western and Eastern Cape

Netcare’s sustainability strategy takes cognisance of the fact that South Africa is a water scarce country

Monday, February 19 2018
Treating the ‘untreatable’ cardiac patient

Minimally invasive heart valve replacement procedure available

Monday, February 12 2018
Mikayla survives cobra bite and kicks off school career with a smile

Expertise, caring cooperation and 17 vials of antivenom save plucky six-year-old

Thursday, February 8 2018
Next generation state-of-the-art radiation therapy system at Netcare N1 City Hospital

Patients to benefit from advanced power and precision in cancer treatment

Tuesday, February 6 2018
International collaboration eases SA woman’s unbearable pain

Team undertakes advanced pain management procedure locally

Monday, February 5 2018
Student anxiety can be successfully treated

The fear of the unknown

Monday, February 5 2018
February 2018 - Teen suicide prevention - communication the key to preventing teen suicide

Suicidal thoughts are common amongst the youth

Thursday, February 1 2018
Ground-breaking recycling project turns used IV drip bags and tubing into much-needed school shoes for disadvantaged children
1 000 school shoes handed over to learners of the Masakhane-Tswelopele Primary School
Wednesday, January 31 2018
Netcare The Bay Hospital takes delivery of germ-zapping robot

Pulsed Xenon UV technology to take the war on ‘superbugs’ to a new level

Tuesday, January 23 2018
Upgrade of catheterisation laboratory at Netcare St Anne’s Hospital completed

Netcare St Anne’s Hospital

Friday, January 19 2018
Hospital’s community outreach project to support local hospice patients

Hospital’s community outreach project to support local hospice patients


Monday, January 15 2018
Mandini mum thrilled to take home baby born three months prematurely

Parents and doctors feared for baby Thabisile’s life

Monday, January 15 2018
Joburg man recovering well after suffering a heart attack on holiday

Ballito GP and Netcare 911 paramedics team up for successful resuscitation


Monday, January 15 2018
January 2018 – Take on 2018 with clear goals and change bad habits

New Year should fill us with excitement and hope to start afresh

Tuesday, January 2 2018
January 2018 - Personality disorders need not be the death knell for a relationship

It is possible for someone with a personality disorder to be functioning well and managing their disorder appropriately

Tuesday, January 2 2018


Krugersdorp woman survives three heart attacks and a stroke to be home this festive season

Mother’s recovery after coma is “something of a miracle”

Wednesday, December 20 2017
Netcare Hospital Awarded Mother and Baby Friendly status

Health MEC visits facility in support of initiative to give babies best start in life

Monday, December 18 2017
Troubleshoot domestic travel these holidays for a relaxing break

Make the most of the festive season with these practical tips

Monday, December 18 2017
Pretoria family forgoes overseas trip to fund disadvantaged boy’s medical treatment

Good Samaritans give nine-year-old Michael the gift of prosthetic legs and mobility

Friday, December 15 2017
Netcare uMhlanga Hospital trauma centre first private hospital in KZN to be Level 2 accredited

“We’re fully prepared for any holiday season medical emergencies”

Wednesday, December 13 2017
Netcare enters development partnership with Disabled People South Africa

Initiative aims to stimulate and support entrepreneurial growth within the disability sector

Wednesday, December 13 2017
Drowning a year-round problem with statistics peaking in summer

Do not let a careless moment ruin your year-end vacation

Wednesday, December 13 2017
Metabolic surgery effective in managing health conditions associated with obesity

Netcare Greenacres Hospital home to Eastern Cape’s only accredited metabolic surgery centre

Tuesday, December 12 2017
Going on holiday soon, then these handy tips will serve you well

Your practical guide to a safe and happy vacation

Thursday, December 7 2017
Fragment of Sobukwe history cherished at Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital

Retired cardiothoracic surgeon recalls his time with revered struggle veteran in interview

Tuesday, December 5 2017
Gated communities can cause emergency workers unnecessary delays

Residential estates encouraged to enable access to paramedics

Tuesday, December 5 2017
Honour bestowed on Netcare Hospital

Netcare Garden City voted runner up in Readers’ Choice awards

Tuesday, December 5 2017
Electrician lucky to be alive following severe electric shock

Good Samaritan, two more shocks, and continuum of care save KZN father

Monday, December 4 2017
Hospital celebrates 125 years of service to the greater Durban community

125 years of caring

Tuesday, November 28 2017
Netcare teams up with germ-zapping robots to take the war on ‘superbugs’ to a new level

Netcare is teaming up with robots that seek and destroy viruses

Friday, November 24 2017
Veteran pulmonologist honoured with Christiaan Barnard Memorial Award

Specialist with career spanning four decades recognised for contribution to medicine

Thursday, November 23 2017
Netcare Group 2017 annual financial results

Trying market conditions place pressure on Netcare’s ability to grow, but the outlook for next year has improved

Monday, November 20 2017
A helpful guide to managing exam stress and improving wellness

Tips and advice on how you can avoid cracking under academic pressure

Thursday, November 16 2017
‘Littlest Miracle’ brings hope this World Prematurity Day

Micro-prem baby Jazeel feeding well, making excellent progress

Wednesday, November 15 2017
Renowned level one trauma centre celebrates 25 years of lifesaving care

Former trauma patients of Netcare Milpark Hospital are living life to the fullest

Monday, November 13 2017
Do you know what to do if your child is choking

Familiarising yourself with what actions to take could be lifesaving

Thursday, November 9 2017
Hero award for boy who rescued his twin

Netcare 911 praises 11-year-old Luke for saving brother’s life

Thursday, November 9 2017
SA laparoscopic surgical team teaches latest techniques to surgeons around the world

Laparoscopic surgical team performing a live teaching procedure.

Thursday, November 9 2017
Couple gains a new lease on life after metabolic surgery

Multidisciplinary support for patients at SASSO’s centre of the year

Wednesday, November 8 2017
Johannesburg based women’s medical imaging centre achieves international MRI accreditation

Highly specialised radiology centre advocates comprehensive approach to breast health

Tuesday, November 7 2017
Compassionate hospital theatre porter changes family’s life for the better

Selfless gesture of kindness sees young boy receiving craniofacial surgery

Thursday, November 2 2017
‘I shouldn’t be alive, and now I help other trauma survivors on their road to recovery’

How Netcare Milpark Hospital got US man mauled by chimps well enough to return home

Tuesday, October 31 2017
New Gamma Knife treatment centre brings hope to patients

New radiosurgery technology officially launched in Johannesburg

Friday, October 27 2017
Netcare recognised with Ask Afrika Orange Index service excellence award

Netcare recognised in the 2017/2018 Ask Afrika Orange Index service excellence awards

Friday, October 27 2017
Patients benefit from upgrades at private hospital

24-hour private emergency department also well received by community

Friday, October 27 2017
Would you recognise if someone is having a stroke?

Netcare supports public stroke awareness as its hospitals boost stroke care expertise

Thursday, October 26 2017
New procedures provide hope to chronic venous disease patients

Long-term solution now available for swollen legs and varicose veins

Thursday, October 26 2017
South Africa’s cultural obsession with food and the psychology of weight loss

How gastric bypass patients ‘learn to eat again’

Wednesday, October 25 2017
Hospital’s inspiring sports day for people living with disability attended by hundreds

Empowering event filled with hope and laughter a great success

Wednesday, October 25 2017
Mental Health Matters

Breaking the social stigma surrounding mental health conditions

Monday, October 23 2017
Netcare hospitals shine in KwaZulu-Natal Awards

Netcare St Augustine’s Hospital receives highest honour in its category

Monday, October 23 2017
Travellers to Madagascar urged to take precautions following outbreak of plague

Travel doctors can advise on preventative measures

Friday, October 20 2017
Four hundred metabolic procedure milestone for KZN hospital

Metabolic intervention has numerous health benefits for many obese patients

Thursday, October 19 2017
Partnership enables cataract surgery for disadvantaged South Africans

‘Gift of Sight’ initiative restores vision of cataract patients

Thursday, October 19 2017
Sports day for the disabled gives back hope, excitement and motivation

Event aims to empower adults and children living with disabilities

Tuesday, October 17 2017
Netcare Margate Hospital empowers learners to feel confident about their bodies

RA Engar Primary School girls educated on the importance of menstrual hygiene

Monday, October 16 2017
Netcare’s 2017 blood donation challenge set to save over 13 000 lives

Donating one pint of your blood can potentially save up to three lives

Monday, October 16 2017
Hospital staff countrywide, raise awareness of thrombosis

Partnership with international healthcare society seeks to improve patient wellness

Friday, October 13 2017
New West Rand oncology centre offers full range of cancer treatments

Comprehensive cancer treatment centre launched at Netcare Pinehaven Hospital

Friday, October 13 2017
Entries open for 5th annual Emergency Medical Services and Firefighter Challenge

Emergency services contest to be held to commemorate World Trauma Day

Friday, October 13 2017
The threats to health associated with obesity should not be underestimated

World Obesity Day should be used as opportunity to raise awareness of this global health scourge

Thursday, October 12 2017
With no early symptoms cervical cancer often remains undetected until it’s too late

Every year 527,624 women worldwide are diagnosed with cervical cancer

Tuesday, October 10 2017
Collaborative effort takes healthcare to a new level in the Northern Cape

Doctor’s vision for cutting-edge ophthalmic treatment now a reality

Tuesday, October 10 2017
Brand new pharmacy now open to the public

Bigger, better and ever ready to serve communities in and around Linksfield

Thursday, September 21 2017
Focus on hope and abilities at spinal cord injury awareness event

Hospital event celebrates achievements of past patients

Friday, September 8 2017
Donated colostrum and human milk enables 995g prematurely born baby to go home

Baby Tayla is reunited with her family after a 75 day stay in neonatal ICU

Monday, September 4 2017
Netcare Pholoso Hospital recognised as the top private hospital in Limpopo

Netcare Pholoso Hospital

Wednesday, August 30 2017
Unpacking the many benefits of breastfeeding

Breastfeeding holds significant value for mom and baby

Wednesday, August 30 2017
Cochlear implant will help Durban’s ‘Little Fighter’ to hear for the first time

Egan Pillay’s brave journey inspires

Tuesday, August 29 2017
Dedication and sacrifice see former cleaner graduate as registered nurse

Mother of three is no stranger to hard work

Wednesday, August 23 2017
Why ‘tummy fat’ can be dangerous

Visceral fat and genetics are major factors in the development of type 2 diabetes

Tuesday, August 22 2017
Two-year old’s life saved on opening day of new emergency department

First critical patient already recovering after near-death choking incident

Thursday, August 17 2017
Interact with Netcare at the Durban MamaMagic: The Baby Expo and stand a chance to win

Netcare hospital stand No39 at MamaMagic: The Baby Expo

Thursday, August 17 2017
Award-winning ear, nose and throat specialist opens practice at Netcare Olivedale Hospital

Dr Sascha Stofberg open ENT practice at Netcare Olivedale Hospital

Thursday, August 17 2017
Technologically advanced robotic surgical system launched in the Eastern Cape

Improved cancer clearance achieved with precise keyhole radical prostatectomy

Wednesday, August 16 2017
Durban medical team and hospital honoured for contribution to South African metabolic surgery

SASSO hails Dr Du Toit and Netcare St Augustine’s Hospital as bariatric ‘Centre of the Year’  

Monday, August 7 2017
Netcare Greenacres Hospital wins prestigious Diamond Arrow Award

Hospital receives highest rating in its category, in the Eastern Cape Province

Monday, August 7 2017
Emotions run high as young heart patient is released after pioneering surgery

Five-year-old mechanical heart recipient is finally on his way home

Monday, August 7 2017
State-of-the-art ear, nose and throat practice at local hospital expands

Cochlear implantations and other hearing repair procedures now offered to patients

Friday, August 4 2017
Life-saving South African first offers lifeline to compromised babies

Passion and innovation gives rise to groundbreaking local human milk bank technology

Thursday, August 3 2017
Youngest patient in Africa receives mechanical heart

HVAD artificial heart saves life of five-year-old Newcastle boy

Wednesday, August 2 2017
Debunking the common misperceptions and myths surrounding ADHD

Left untreated ADHD can significantly impact the quality of life of the sufferer

Friday, July 28 2017
Childhood asthma must be properly managed

Asthma can severely impact the development of your child

Wednesday, July 26 2017
Winter is chest infection season

How to reduce your risk and deal with bronchitis

Tuesday, July 25 2017
Netcare Cuyler Hospital to boast new 24-hour emergency department

Local residents to benefit from world-class emergency care

Monday, July 24 2017
African cardiothoracic surgeons benefit from unique surgical masterclass hosted by industry greats

Major bid to reduce cardiac-related paediatric mortality rate on the continent

Friday, July 21 2017
Can you really die from a broken heart

Are increasing instances of broken heart syndrome, fact or fiction?

Thursday, July 13 2017
Rusty the Rhino brings fun healthy foods to Netcare Linksfield Hospital paediatric patients

Bravery certificates, colouring in and playful crockery aim to cheer young patients

Thursday, July 13 2017
The dangers of taking selfies while driving

Drivers are putting lives at risk taking photos or videos of themselves while driving

Monday, July 10 2017
Renowned SA children’s heart surgeon to host major surgical masterclass

Major bid to reduce cardiac-related mortality rate of Africa’s children

Friday, July 7 2017
Three women, the first recipients of long-awaited technology share their stories

Compared to brain surgery, Gamma Knife Icon treatment was “a walk in the park”

Thursday, July 6 2017
Advanced cardiac pacemaker procedure performed for first time in SA

New treatment option made available to patients with irregular heartbeat

Wednesday, July 5 2017
Eastern Cape hospital once again receives international Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) accreditation

Maternity unit receives a perfect score for breastfeeding procedures and policies

Wednesday, July 5 2017
Netcare uMhlanga Hospital celebrates 20 years of caring

Two decades of providing world-class healthcare in KZN

Thursday, June 29 2017
Enhanced surgical prolapse repair technique can stave off early menopause

Pelvic organ prolapse patients can now avoid hysterectomy  

Wednesday, June 28 2017
The music lives on at Netcare Milpark Hospital’s Burns Unit

Specialists and hospital staff remembers the girl with the golden voice with admiration

Tuesday, June 20 2017
Netcare suspends paramedic over Facebook post

Paramedic suspended pending the holding of a disciplinary hearing

Friday, June 9 2017
Pietermaritzburg sub-acute hospital marks 15 years of quality personalised care

Step-down and palliative care provided in modern facility with Victorian charm

Thursday, June 8 2017
The low-down on measles

Vaccination more important than ever as measles makes a comeback

Tuesday, May 30 2017
New Medicross Highway Sub-acute and Rehabilitation Hospital officially opens its doors

Purpose-built new facility raises the benchmark for step-down and rehabilitative care

Friday, May 26 2017
Allergic diseases on the rise in SA’s children

Severe allergic reaction can be life threatening

Thursday, May 18 2017
Netcare and Netcare 911 respond to allegations of a racist post by an employee of Netcare 911

Investigation points to probable hacking of staff member’s Facebook page and creation of fraudulent post to publicly discredit him

Tuesday, May 16 2017
Unaudited interim results for the six months ended 31 March 2017

Aging population, growing burden of disease and medical innovation expected to continue driving demand for private healthcare over medium to longer term

Monday, May 15 2017
Ongeouditeerde tussentydse resultate vir die ses maande geëindig 31 Maart 2017

Ouerwordende bevolking, n groeiende siektelas en mediese innovasie sal na verwaging steeds die vraag na privaat gesondheidsorg oor die medium tot langer termyn stimuleer

Monday, May 15 2017
Project Save a Life empowers 1110 citizens with CPR basics

Netcare 911 and KZN hospitals team up to bring lifesaving knowledge to the public

Friday, May 12 2017
Excellence in care celebrated this International Nurses’ Day

Netcare salutes nurses and the ever-evolving science of nursing care

Thursday, May 11 2017
Comprehensive and integrated digestive diseases and liver treatment centre a first for Gauteng

Specialist referral centre now available to patients from around the continent

Wednesday, May 10 2017
International gold standard in cranial radiosurgery technology comes to Southern Africa

Cutting-edge “surgery without a scalpel” brings new hope to patients

Monday, May 8 2017
Spotlight this World Hand Hygiene Dayon tackling germs effectively and responsibly

Netcare facilities respond to global threat of antibiotic resistance

Wednesday, May 3 2017
Patient navigator ‘a helping hand and listening ear’ for breast cancer patients

SA’s first breast patient navigator guides patients through treatment journey

Tuesday, May 2 2017
Private hyperbaric oxygen therapy service now available in Western Cape

A hyperbaric oxygen therapy service, the only such private facility in the Western Cape

Wednesday, April 26 2017
New team at the helm of Netcare Rosebank Centre for Sports Medicine

Netcare Linksfield specialists take over practice after principal orthopaedic surgeon relocates abroad

Tuesday, April 18 2017
Hospital and emergency medical service staff committed to saving lives this Easter

Netcare and Netcare 911 informs the public about travel safety

Thursday, April 13 2017
‘National treasure’ receives pro bono knee replacements

Khomani San elder longs to walk in the dunes and pass on traditional wisdom again

Wednesday, April 12 2017
International accreditation for South Africa’s foremost breast care centre

Netcare Milpark breast programme lauded for being outstanding

Thursday, April 6 2017
Enlarged prostate a debilitating medical condition for many older men

New treatment for severely enlarged prostate achieving excellent outcomes in SA

Friday, March 31 2017
Interventional cardiology post-graduate degree now offered in South Africa for very first time

UCT collaboration with private sector makes much-needed sub-speciality a reality

Wednesday, March 22 2017
Pregnancy over the age of 30

The pros and cons of being an older mother

Wednesday, March 1 2017
Practical tips for a healthy pregnancy

Being pregnant is not as scary as it might seem

Wednesday, March 1 2017
MamaMagic baby Renee turns two

Looking back at the past two years Judith

Tuesday, February 28 2017
Hospital’s contribution to medicine acknowledged on its 15th anniversary

UCT Private Academic Hospital’s achievements ascribed to collaboration

Monday, February 27 2017
Stay safely fit and active for a healthier pregnancy

Moderate exercise can boost wellbeing when you are expecting

Friday, February 24 2017
Alberton cancer support group celebrates its first anniversary

World Cancer Day commemorated at oncology treatment centre

Wednesday, February 22 2017
Lower back pain is not something you have to live with

Busting myths on the causes and treatments of lower back pain

Thursday, February 9 2017
Separated twins being discharged from hospital

Separated twins being discharged from hospital

Wednesday, February 8 2017
National Renal Care Sunward Park extends lifeline to dialysis patients

Nocturnal service now offered at Boksburg dialysis unit

Tuesday, February 7 2017
Travellers and hikers urged to be cautious of tick borne diseases

Ticks are most prevalent in South Africa during the warmer months of the year

Tuesday, February 7 2017
SA travellers should make sure their vaccinations against diphtheria are up to date

Holidaymakers should always consider health risks

Tuesday, February 7 2017
Armfuls of joy as mother of conjoined twins gets to hold her babies on her birthday

Hospital team delivers on birthday promise

Friday, February 3 2017
Unaudited interim results for the six months ended 31 March 2015

Sustained demand for private healthcare in South Africa; strong growth in National Health Service (NHS) funded patients in the private sector in the United Kingdom

Thursday, February 2 2017
Travellers urged to be cautious following bird flu outbreaks

Some 40 countries have reported outbreaks of avian flu, commonly known as bird flu.

Tuesday, January 31 2017
Twins making good progress following operation at Centurion hospital to separate them

The conjoined twins, Uwenzile and Uyihlelile Shilongonyane

Monday, January 30 2017
First comprehensive symposium in Africa on prostate artery embolisation

Symposium aims to familiarise doctors in new procedure for men with severely enlarged prostates

Friday, January 27 2017
Specialist team separate conjoined twins at Centurion hospital

Paediatric surgeons optimistic for twins’ future

Monday, January 23 2017
Netcare thanks City of Cape Town for considering renaming of Salazar Plein in honour of Hamilton Naki

Public space would be a poignant symbol of recognition

Monday, January 16 2017
Vigilance advised following Zimbabwe typhoid outbreak

Public urged to seek medical attention for fever and flu-like illnesses

Monday, January 16 2017
Brave amputee boy goes home for festive season after nine months in hospital

Tenacious Owethu can’t be kept down

Thursday, January 12 2017
New technology at Johannesburg hospital gives patients access to latest cardiovascular treatments

Cardiac catheterisation laboratory upgraded to international standards

Thursday, January 12 2017
Netcare warns public of on-going job and training offer scams

Netcare, has issued a warning to the public regarding on-going job offer and training scams advertised on social media platforms or via sms or emails.

Wednesday, January 11 2017


100th lung transplant patient back home with his family

Fanie Swart looks forward to Christmas lunch and improved quality of life

Thursday, December 22 2016
Emlynn thrilled to go home in time for the holidays after undergoing heart transplant

First paediatric heart transplant undertaken by recently launched Maboneng Heart Institute

Thursday, December 22 2016
Festive season feasting: how overindulgence can lower your life expectancy

The festive season is in full swing

Thursday, December 22 2016
Fireworks safety – avoid injury this festive season

Public urged to avoid the unsuitable and unlawful use of fireworks this festive season

Wednesday, December 14 2016
Muslim prayer rooms at new Cape Town hospital

Health facility provides for all faiths to practice religious observances

Friday, December 9 2016
New Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital officially launched

Building on South African medical heritage, state-of-the-art, multi-disciplinary facility looks to the future

Tuesday, December 6 2016
Latest recipients of prestigious Hamilton Naki Clinical Scholarship announced

Honouring the memory of a remarkable black medical pioneer denied recognition under apartheid

Friday, December 2 2016
Matric vacations: How to have the time of your life safely and responsibly

Parents and pupils urged to prioritise safety before and during matric vacations

Wednesday, November 30 2016
New purpose-built Cape Town hospital a model for sustainable hospital operations management

Incorporating latest green principles also contributes to cost efficiencies

Thursday, November 24 2016
New hospital is first step in establishing a comprehensive, first of its kind medical precinct in South Africa

The opening of the new Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital

Thursday, November 24 2016
SA specialist completes 100 robotic-assisted prostate procedures

Vigilance and advanced technology for treating prostate cancer saves lives

Tuesday, November 22 2016
Netcare Group 2016 annual financial results

Strong demand for private healthcare in South Africa; UK activity growth driven by NHS e-Referrals

Monday, November 21 2016
Cape hospital at the forefront of the fight against antibiotic resistance

Groundbreaking antibiotic resistance programme delivers pleasing results

Friday, November 18 2016
Highly specialised endovascular interventional techniques brought to local hospital

Specialised minimally invasive coronary interventions completed at Netcare St Anne’s Hospital

Thursday, November 17 2016
Netcare 911 and Netcare hospital staff out in full force at the Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge

 Netcare 911 and Netcare hospitals are once again putting their full weight into ensuring that cyclists in the Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge

Wednesday, November 16 2016
Free health screenings and advice by sports medicine experts for cyclists, prior to Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge

Cyclists invited to make use of the services offered the Netcare Group’s wellness centre during race registration

Wednesday, November 16 2016
The dangers of the inappropriate use of antibiotics

Everything you need to know about antibiotic resistance

Tuesday, November 15 2016
Resourceful doctors save the day following young boy’s freak accident

Shock and amazement as lucky Ryno escapes unscathed

Tuesday, November 15 2016
Embrace healthy living to help ward off type 2 diabetes

Many South Africans unaware of the dangers presented by this growing ‘pandemic’

Monday, November 14 2016
Netcare study affirms the value of robotic surgery as treatment of choice for prostate cancer

More and more SA men turn to robotic option

Friday, November 11 2016
Trauma day with a twist and a test

Trauma injuries often lead to death or disability.

Friday, November 11 2016
Competition Commission and Competition Tribunal give green light to Netcare outsourcing agreement with Clicks

Healthcare group Netcare and pharmacy retail group Clicks

Friday, November 11 2016
Sports day for the disabled offers hope, encouragement and opportunity

Local hospital strives to empower adults and children living with disabilities

Monday, October 31 2016
Construction of new Netcare Pinehaven Hospital oncology centre underway

West Rand community to benefit from advanced cancer treatment service

Thursday, October 27 2016
Netcare Blaauwberg Hospital awarded ‘Mother and Baby Friendly’ status

National Health Department assessment aims to give babies best start in life

Monday, October 24 2016
Renowned SA children’s heart surgeon receives lifetime achievement award

Johannesburg cardiothoracic surgeon’s leadership and contribution to cardiothoracic surgery recognised

Monday, October 24 2016
The sound of silence, gone forever

Two toddlers undergo sponsored cochlear implant procedures at Cape Town hospital

Monday, October 24 2016
New partnership aims to minimise traumatic cycling injuries

Netcare partners with Qhubeka to improve cycling safety

Tuesday, October 4 2016
The dangers of distracted parenting

Being absorbed in technology can divert attention from responsible child supervision

Thursday, September 22 2016
Recipient of SA’s first combined heart-kidney transplant discharged

Witbank woman sheds tears of joy after historic operation

Thursday, September 22 2016
Cervical cancer: What you need to know

Vaccination and screening a valuable intervention for sexually active women

Tuesday, September 20 2016
National Renal Care Umhlanga doubles capacity in new premises

Improved unit will have capacity to treat 114 patients per day

Friday, September 16 2016
Artificial hearts are changing the face of transplantation medicine

Mechanical heart implantation is replacing donor heart transplantation, says expert

Monday, September 12 2016
It’s home at last for SA’s first COVID-19 lung transplant patient

‘All is well’ for Mbali and Baby Kuhle

Monday, September 12 2016
Breaking the silence on deafness

Public urged to learn more about deafness and deaf culture

Monday, September 12 2016
Complex tissue transplantation procedure saves KwaZulu-Natal man’s leg

Netcare Alberlito Hospital surgeons perform a successful first for the facility

Thursday, September 1 2016
Groundbreaking procedure successfully straightens toddler's spine

New treatment centre brings hope to scoliosis sufferers

Tuesday, August 30 2016
Cervical cancer is not something that happens to “other women only”

18.81 million SA women over the age of 15 are at risk

Wednesday, August 24 2016
Breastfeeding celebrated at local hospital

Netcare Alberlito Hospital supports breastfeeding mothers

Wednesday, August 24 2016
New technology mitigates infection risks across a multi-hospital system

Healthcare acquired infection and antibiotic resistance prevention using a proactive detection and focused intervention programme

Tuesday, August 23 2016
No one fights alone...

First-hand advice for dealing with the side effects of cancer treatments

Monday, August 22 2016
Education prize up for grabs at Durban’s MamaMagic: The Baby Expo

Visit Netcare hospitals’ exhibition stand to give your baby a great start in life

Monday, August 22 2016
Give your baby the best start in life any child can have

Netcare Pinehaven Hospital supports breastfeeding mothers

Friday, August 19 2016
The benefits of a proactive approach to your pregnancy

Early pregnancy assessment centre established

Thursday, August 18 2016
Javelin and shot put star Zandile all set for Rio 2016 Paralympics

Proud Netcare Mulbarton Hospital rallies around its champion

Tuesday, August 16 2016
Women of African descent more likely to suffer from severe uterine fibroids

Treatment centre brings relief to women from around Southern Africa

Wednesday, July 20 2016
90-year-old blood donation hero has donated 413 lifesaving pints

He challenges South Africans to follow his example this World Blood Donor Day

Wednesday, June 15 2016
Seizures and epilepsy: understanding the distinction

Two new epilepsy monitoring units for diagnosis and treatment

Monday, June 13 2016
Mechanical heart devices save ten-year-old's life

SA boy first in the world to have two mechanical heart devices implanted

Monday, June 13 2016
Rabies alert in Gauteng

Delay in rabies treatment can prove fatal

Thursday, June 9 2016
Hospital refutes claims of teenager’s alleged appointment

"There is absolutely no truth in reports that a teenager has secured a position as cardiologist..."

Wednesday, June 8 2016
A mother's perspective on the great highs and lows of premature birth

100-day journey gives life to premature baby Hattingh

Monday, June 6 2016
SOS Netcare 911 clinic extends medical services in Mozambique

Sasol Petroleum Temane awards tender for clinic in Vilanculos

Thursday, May 26 2016
New hope for SA men suffering from the symptoms of a severely enlarged prostate

Minimally invasive procedure “an important new treatment option”

Monday, May 23 2016
Ongeouditeerde tussentydse resultate vir die ses maande geëindig 31 Maart 2016

Belegging in SA hospitale dien groeiende vraag

Monday, May 16 2016
Unaudited interim results for the six months ended 31 March 2016

Investment in SA hospitals meets growing demand

Monday, May 16 2016
The profession of nursing celebrated this International Nurses Day

Netcare embraces evolving paradigms in nursing care

Thursday, May 12 2016
Cardiovascular disease reaching “epidemic proportions” in SA

New cardiovascular facility available to communities of the Cape West Coast

Thursday, May 12 2016
Distracted driving a leading cause of motor vehicle accidents in SA

Texting while driving greatly increases the chances of an accident

Wednesday, May 11 2016
Hundreds compete in hand disinfection relay at Netcare St Augustine’s Hospital

Knowledge, not germs, spread at Durban hospital’s World Hand Hygiene Day event

Wednesday, May 11 2016
Common childhood illnesses and how best to handle them

Childhood vaccinations, a solid foundation for lifelong health

Friday, May 6 2016
Dos and Don’ts of first aid for burns

What to do and when

Thursday, May 5 2016
Spotlight on hand hygiene to prevent the spread of disease-causing viruses and bacteria

Netcare puts its full weight behind global World Hand Hygiene Day initiatives

Thursday, May 5 2016
Netcare Cuyler Hospital embraces global effort against polio

Baby Zwelemvelo receives hospital’s first bivalent dose of polio protection

Wednesday, May 4 2016
The dangers of a concussion not to be underestimated

Rather be safe than sorry when it comes to a head injury, advises emergency medical practitioner

Tuesday, May 3 2016
Enhanced yellow fever precautions advised amid outbreak

Travellers to two African countries urged to consult travel health clinics

Tuesday, May 3 2016
Prestigious Christiaan Barnard Memorial Award for Johannesburg orthopaedic surgeon

Surgeon with career spanning more than 40 years is honoured by Netcare

Monday, April 18 2016
First ever robotic-assisted prostate surgery performed in KwaZulu-Natal

Life-saving robotic technology now available in uMhlanga

Friday, April 15 2016
Pregnancy Awareness Month Events

Pregnancy Awareness Month Events

Monday, March 7 2016
Gastric electrical stimulation device implant a first for Johannesburg

Breakthrough in medical technology improves quality of life for chronic motility disorder patients

Monday, March 7 2016
Pretoria teenager’s ‘miracle’ survival after 15m fall

Brave girl in good spirits and on the road to recovery

Tuesday, February 23 2016
Could you do CPR to save a life right now?

Be prepared for when the need arises

Monday, February 22 2016
North West Emergency Medicine gets a boost

Netcare bursary for two doctors to be trained as Specialist Emergency Physicians

Monday, February 15 2016
More than 30 years after opening Netcare Kingsway Hospital still continues to grow with the community

Small KwaZulu-Natal clinic grows into large hospital

Friday, February 5 2016
Modern medicine gives highly premature babies a fighting chance

One in seven SA babies are ‘preemies’

Thursday, February 4 2016
Robotic-assisted surgery successfully used to treat various urinary tract cancers

Introduction of da Vinci robotic surgical technology “a resounding success”

Wednesday, February 3 2016
“Drink one – donate one” as South Africa faces drought

Netcare challenges staff, patients, visitors and business to take up spirit of ubuntu

Monday, February 1 2016
Baby born in car en route to Randburg hospital

Father reluctant to be present at birth delivers his own daughter

Monday, February 1 2016
1 000 life-saving heart procedures and counting

SA cardiologist places Cape Town at the forefront of international medicine

Friday, January 29 2016
Pregnant women cautioned about mosquito-borne Zika virus

Consult a travel doctor before visiting Central and South America, Caribbean

Friday, January 29 2016
When obesity goes beyond a dieting solution, specialised surgery can offer a lifeline

Lose more than 70% of excess weight while improving your health

Thursday, January 28 2016
De-stress for a healthier pregnancy

Pregnancy Awareness Week brings motherhood into focus

Thursday, January 28 2016
Prestigious Hamilton Naki Clinical Scholarship awarded to promising SA researchers

Scholarship seeks to advance local academic medicine

Monday, January 25 2016
Netcare cautions public in the light of continued job and training scams

Netcare is alerting the public to the opportunistic placement of careers on social media.

Monday, January 18 2016
Preventing burns and other injuries among the elderly

Netcare Injury Prevention programme committed to helping senior citizens

Monday, January 11 2016


First private hospital in KZN accredited by the Trauma Society of South Africa

Netcare Kingsway Hospital meets stringent quality accreditation standards

Tuesday, December 15 2015
Children and men most at risk of drowning

Stay alert while on holiday and keep an eye on the vulnerable

Thursday, December 10 2015
New technology harnessed in the fight against germs

Cape Town hospital becomes first in SA to test germ-zapping robot

Tuesday, December 8 2015
Healing and environmental principles entrenched in new hospital design

Netcare Pinehaven Hospital looks to the future with green initiatives

Monday, December 7 2015
Lack of awareness makes life difficult for those suffering from epilepsy

Epilepsy treatable in great majority of cases

Sunday, December 6 2015
A thousand special boxes to welcome babies who were born too soon

Netcare spreads hope to mark Prematurity Day

Tuesday, December 1 2015
Netcare's 2015 results reflect a resilient demand for private healthcare in South Africa, and an increased caseload from the National Health Service in the United Kingdom

Netcare Limited today reported its full year results for the 12 months ended 30 September 2015.

Monday, November 23 2015
Diabetes a weighty problem for South Africans

South Africa is fast becoming an overweight nation

Monday, November 23 2015
74-year-old snakebite victim’s life saved

Swift action by skilled doctors ensures quick recovery

Thursday, November 19 2015
Green principles in hospital design integrates patient comfort and sustainable utilities management

Netcare Pholoso Hospital looks to the future with sustainability initiatives

Thursday, November 19 2015
Netcare hosts 15th annual rehabilitation sports day

Participants celebrate “Being Able” through sportsmanship

Tuesday, November 17 2015
Dion Khoza a hero at Netcare Rehabilitation Hospital Sports Day

Burns survivor proves that determination pays off

Monday, November 16 2015
Diabetes on the increase in South Africa

Many diabetics remain undiagnosed

Friday, November 13 2015
North Coast 102-year-old overjoyed after cataract procedure restores her sight

Nearly 70 percent of blindness is avoidable, say experts

Wednesday, November 11 2015
Amputations avoided following woman’s frostbite ordeal in Joburg’s Delta Park

“The sound of hadedas still gives me the shivers”

Tuesday, November 10 2015
A day of firsts for South African healthcare

First partial nephrectomy with aid of robotic-assisted technology a complete success

Friday, November 6 2015
Breast cancer: more hope, less fear

Taking a closer look at the tremendous advances of the past decade

Tuesday, November 3 2015
Inappropriate use of medicine puts lives at risk

Adverse drug reactions a leading cause of death worldwide

Monday, November 2 2015
Making the most of dialysis time at National Renal Care’s new Hillcrest premises

Unit capacity increases threefold to meet demand for services

Monday, November 2 2015
Hospital group aims to reduce CO2 emissions by 10 million tons per annum

Largest project of its kind to be undertaken by a private hospital provider group in SA

Tuesday, October 27 2015
Freedom of the hospital for first-born baby

New maternity unit celebrates first birth

Wednesday, October 21 2015
High technology and skilled staff bring quality private maternity and paediatric care to Polokwane

Custom-designed facility geared towards patient needs

Tuesday, October 20 2015
The women who want to eat clay

Uterine fibroids “a major women’s health issue in SA”

Tuesday, October 20 2015
M1 bridge collapse survivors treated at Netcare Milpark Hospital

A number of people injured when a temporary bridge collapsed

Thursday, October 15 2015
Acid burn survivor recovering well after life-enhancing surgery

“Procedure to improve range of movement went well”: plastic surgeon

Wednesday, October 14 2015
Rescue heroes to put their skills to the test

World Trauma Day EMS challenge not to be missed

Tuesday, October 13 2015
Acid burn survivor looks forward to relief after surgery

Plastic surgery procedure to restore movement, improve her quality of life

Tuesday, October 13 2015
Striking against acute stroke, an under-recognised killer

Patients best treated at dedicated stroke medical facility

Monday, October 5 2015
Rabies education drive launched in Gauteng ahead of World Rabies Day

Children and their parents urged to be vigilant of this fatal disease

Monday, October 5 2015
First African patient outside of SA receives lifesaving mechanical heart

Historic SA and European joint initiative takes the latest in heart medicine to the rest of Africa

Monday, September 21 2015
Gum disease can damage your heart as well as your smile

Oral health problems is toxic to your body, warns dentists

Monday, September 21 2015
All systems go for the opening of Netcare Pholoso Hospital

Netcare expands hospital footprint into Limpopo Province

Wednesday, September 16 2015
Is snoring dangerous to your health?

Snoring may not only be disrupting your family life

Thursday, September 3 2015
Netcare CanSurvive Walk, 6 September 2015 in Johannesburg

Raising funds and awareness to support those impacted by cancer

Friday, August 28 2015
Netcare Greenacres Hospital celebrates 30 years of healing

Hospital reflects on its progress since 1985 Friday, 28 August 2015

Tuesday, August 25 2015
Expansions and upgrades the order of the day at iconic Pietermaritzburg hospital

Improved emergency department opens

Monday, August 24 2015
Netcare supports Mercy Ship with training

Medical charity ship’s crew trained in basic life support

Monday, August 24 2015
Netcare Waterfall City Hospital expanding

Specialised paediatric ICU and renal unit among new additions

Thursday, August 20 2015
Passion and determination rewarded at Netcare Education’s Gauteng North East campus graduation ceremony

Victories for individuals, education and healthcare as nurses and paramedics graduate

Friday, August 14 2015
Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week 1-7 August

Netcare Parklands Hospital supports breastfeeding mothers

Tuesday, August 4 2015
Full birth package to be won at MamaMagic Durban

Netcare Parklands Hospital sponsors big prize for expectant parents

Tuesday, August 4 2015
UK boy whose foot was crushed by escalator heads home after making strong recovery

Six-year-old Euan dreams of being a doctor

Monday, August 3 2015
Man impaled on industrial crowbar saved by hospital trauma team

Thanks to highest standards of trauma care, he walked out of hospital 19 days after major accident

Monday, July 27 2015
Netcare’s Zandile and Douglas overcome the odds to shine in sports

HR systems specialist wins silver in SA Rowing Champs, while paralympian data capturer breaks athletics records

Thursday, July 23 2015
Rabies education drive launched in KZN

Important message aimed at preventing dog bites and rabies shared with KZN youngsters

Thursday, July 23 2015
I was given a second chance at life

Open-heart surgery patient celebrates 75th birthday 26 years after the operation

Wednesday, July 22 2015
Netcare cautions public in the light of continued job scams

Netcare has alerted the public to the opportunistic placement of Netcare-specific career and training

Tuesday, July 21 2015
Tales of tenacity and success at Netcare Education KZN graduation

291 graduates recognised for their hard work towards a career in healthcare

Thursday, July 16 2015
Netcare invests in its KZN hospitals to optimise patient care and outcomes

Netcare continues to invest in its KwaZulu-Natal hospitals and focus on quality initiatives aligned to international best practice.

Tuesday, July 14 2015
New medical facility designed to combat SA’s major killers

Step forward for medicine in Johannesburg

Thursday, July 9 2015
Malvern Medicross receptionist first KZN woman to finish Comrades two years running

Fikile Mbuthuma wins silver medal at Comrades Marathon 2015

Thursday, July 2 2015
Africa’s first Leica OH6 surgical microscope installed at Netcare Greenacres Hospital

Cutting-edge technology to enhance neurosurgical capabilities

Thursday, July 2 2015
Greater awareness of men's health issues in SA will save lives

Early detection of diseases keeps men healthier

Wednesday, July 1 2015
New Amanzimtoti dialysis unit to serve locals and holidaymakers

State-of-the-art dialysis facility conveniently located at Athlone Park Shopping Centre

Thursday, June 25 2015
Ballito: a favourite holiday destination of renal patients

National Renal Care's numerous units provide dialysis for travellers across SA

Thursday, June 25 2015
First-for-SA heart procedure saves tiny two-month old baby Miané

Youngest patient to undergo a successful cardiac ablation procedure

Monday, June 22 2015
Netcare pharmacists acknowledged by the South African Society of Clinical Pharmacist (SASOCP)

Four Netcare pharmacists  receive awards

Thursday, June 18 2015
Testicular cancer – teenagers and young men are at risk

Early treatment success rates are high, say experts

Wednesday, June 17 2015
President of Liberia thanks Netcare for support in fighting Ebola

More than ten months after Ebola was declared an emergency in West Africa in August 2014

Wednesday, June 17 2015
I can see! Septuagenarian’s sight restored

Netcare looking to help more people through free cataract surgery

Monday, June 15 2015
Netcare CEO braves cold winter night in support of less fortunate, vulnerable children

Dr Richard Friedland preparing to brave the cold at the CEO SleepOut

Monday, June 15 2015
Irregular heartbeat a potentially life-threatening condition

Public awareness of this common heart condition still lacking

Monday, June 1 2015
President of the Republic of Liberiathanks Netcare for support in fighting Ebola

Netcare donated four ambulances to Liberia during the Ebola crisis

Monday, May 18 2015
Nurses honoured at public and private Cape Town hospitals

A selfless profession in service of humanity

Wednesday, May 13 2015
Clinical expertise, dedication, and passion: prerequisites for nursing

Nurses need to be mentally strong

Tuesday, May 12 2015
Nurses: a force for change

International Nurses Day (12 May) highlights the impact of nurses on quality care

Tuesday, May 12 2015
Netcare nurse from Durban shows that compassion doesn’t end when her shift does

Nurses’ impact on society highlighted on International Nurses Day (12 May)

Monday, May 11 2015
Netcare nurses show that compassion doesn’t end when their shift does

Nurses’ impact on society highlighted on International Nurses Day (12 May)

Monday, May 11 2015
Healthy ’rivalry’ between hospitals on World Hand Hygiene Day

Netcare Milpark and St Augustine Hospitals compete in hand hygiene relay

Thursday, May 7 2015
Netcare burns statistics 2014/2015: An eye-opener

Numbers show that men aged 26 to 40 face greatest risk

Tuesday, May 5 2015
Smokers have a threefold increased risk of premature death

South Africans need to take responsibility for their health, says expert

Thursday, April 30 2015
I feel so much better!

Patient discharged 72 hours after having cancerous kidney removed in first robotic assisted procedure of its kind in SA

Wednesday, April 29 2015
Shaving it off for cancer

Netcare N1 City Hospital staff show solidarity with, and help raise funds for, cancer sufferers

Wednesday, April 29 2015
Malaria a dangerous disease that should not be underestimated

South Africans need to be more aware of the threat posed by malaria, says expert

Friday, April 24 2015
Teamwork in the name of rabies prevention

Partnership forged to educate children to prevent dog bites and rabies

Tuesday, April 21 2015
Flu vaccinations now available in South Africa

Delay caused by vital vaccine modification to match potent flu strains

Friday, April 17 2015
Team effort saves curious child’s arm after accident with mincer

Emergency Services and specialists at Netcare Blaauwberg Hospital team up for unusual operation

Thursday, April 16 2015
New Netcare 1 helicopter strengthens Netcare 911 aero-medical service

A significant development in air ambulance capability in South Africa

Tuesday, April 7 2015
631 students graduate from Netcare Education’s Gauteng South West campus

”A success story for education and healthcare in our country”

Friday, April 3 2015
Netcare promotes continuing professional development for doctors

Netcare CPD Symposium held in Johannesburg shared knowledge and innovations

Wednesday, April 1 2015
Netcare healthcare facilities across SA to actively promote hand hygiene

Netcare healthcare facilities across SA to actively promote hand hygiene

Wednesday, April 1 2015
Netcare 911 opts for cleaner high-performance emergency vehicles

Performance, safety and environmental impact are critical considerations

Tuesday, March 31 2015
Focus on quality leadership helps improve clinical patient outcomes

Winner of the 2014 Netcare Quality Leadership Awards announced

Thursday, March 26 2015
Netcare 911 helps raise awareness on road safety

Doctor committed to eliminating mother-to-child transmission of HIV

Friday, March 20 2015
SA's leading healthcare group top of mind when it comes to caring for mankind

Netcare secures top honours for corporate social responsibility

Friday, March 13 2015
‘Baby’ no. 329 comes full circle

Returning ‘home’ 25 years and 37 422 babies later

Tuesday, March 10 2015
New Polokwane private hospital to improve access to cost-effective, quality healthcare

Netcare Polokwane Hospital will offer much needed specialised services

Monday, March 9 2015
Miracle baby goes home after highly specialised operation to remove huge tumour

One of the largest tumours of its kind experts have ever seen

Friday, March 6 2015
Netcare Ferncrest Hospital brings specialised services to the North West Province

Newly completed private hospital expansion and upgrades ensure ease of access

Friday, March 6 2015
State-of-the-art expansions and upgrades to local private hospital at an advanced stage

Netcare Ferncrest Hospital brings more cutting-edge healthcare to the North West Province

Tuesday, March 3 2015
KZN’s first nuclear medicine procedure to treat inoperable neuroendocrine tumour

Nuclear medicine centre launched in Durban

Friday, February 20 2015
Measles makes a comeback

Worrying surge in new cases in SA and US emphasises importance of vaccinations

Friday, February 20 2015
Winners of Netcare’s ‘all-expenses-paid’ birth welcome their first child

Judith Kashora and Tonderai Jiri knew their first child was blessed before she was even born.

Wednesday, February 18 2015
Choking: equip yourself to deal with this common life-threatening situation

Vital information for parents, childcare workers, and the general public

Sunday, February 15 2015
HIV: “It’s time to move towards elimination”

Doctor committed to eliminating mother-to-child transmission of HIV

Wednesday, February 11 2015
Prestigious Hamilton Naki Clinical Scholarship awarded for eighth time

One of a number of Netcare initiatives to advance medicine and healthcare in South Africa

Wednesday, February 11 2015
Support is key in fighting cancer

Netcare shows solidarity with cancer patients on World Cancer Day

Wednesday, February 4 2015
Netcare scoops national CSR award for third consecutive year

Netcare has been awarded the 2015 national Diamond Arrow Award

Monday, February 2 2015
Netcare’s sustainability performance among the best in the world

Netcare has been awarded the 2015 Robeco SAM Bronze Class

Monday, January 26 2015
SMU receives first donation for Anatomy Department

Cadaver freezer room established to enhance medical training

Thursday, January 22 2015
Netcare reaches over 270 000 people in their efforts to prevent trauma injury

Netcare Trauma Injury Prevention Programme (NTIP) marks two years on World Head Injury Day

Tuesday, January 20 2015
Hospital spreads festive season cheer

UCT Private Academic Hospital outreach initiative supports elderly and people with disabilities

Tuesday, January 13 2015
Tips to make the most of your pregnancy this Pregnancy Awareness Week (10 – 16 February)

Netcare shows solidarity with cancer patients on World Cancer Day

Monday, January 5 2015


Going beyond the call of duty

Netcare 911 Carer of the Year 2014 honours selfless paramedics

Thursday, November 27 2014
Vigilance key to protecting children over the school holidays

Greater awareness of child safety can assist in preventing injuries

Thursday, November 27 2014
Netcare Results for the year ended 30 September 2014

Strong demand for private healthcare in SA; NHS contracting to private sector growing in UK but private healthcare sector still recovering Johannesburg, 24 November 2014

Monday, November 24 2014
Most successful Momentum 94.7 Cycle Challenge ever

Record number of riders and outstanding organisation the order of the day

Friday, November 21 2014
Netcare recognises 83 Eastern Cape employees for 1 500 years of committed service

A total of nearly 1 500 years of service to Netcare hospitals in the Eastern Cape

Monday, November 17 2014
Today is the 10th anniversary of the day you saved my life

Former patient returns to hospital to thank staff and doctors who saved his life

Tuesday, November 11 2014
Netcare hospitals invite women to learn more about conditions which may impact their health

Netcare Park Lane and Netcare Rand hospitals to host free women’s health awareness event

Friday, November 7 2014
Long walk to full vision for cataracts patient

Gift of sight given to 60-year-old after three-year wait

Thursday, November 6 2014
Breast cancer still tops the list of cancers impacting South African women

Almost one in eight women will develop breast cancer at some stage

Tuesday, November 4 2014
Awards recognise the contribution made by Netcare St Augustine’s Hospital

Serving the community for more than 100 years

Monday, November 3 2014
Netcare gets behind the Changing Diabetes Cycle Relay

Changing diabetes one pedal at a time

Monday, October 27 2014
Diabetes Day to drive more awareness

4000 people expected to attend what promises to be exciting Diabetes Awareness Day

Tuesday, October 21 2014
Making a difference by teaching South Africans how to save a life

Save a life' with Netcare by learning how to do CPR

Friday, October 17 2014
Rehabilitation Sports Day celebrates hope and life after injury

Having a disability need not be a barrier to participating in sport and living life to the full

Thursday, October 16 2014
Serious concerns raised about driver negligence on South African Roads

Decisive action now needed to stem the carnage on our roads

Wednesday, October 15 2014
Finding her voice

Netcare Foundation gives 19-year-old cleft palate sufferer the gift of clear speech

Tuesday, October 7 2014
Yellow fever vaccination essential when travelling to tropical and subtropical areas in Africa and South America

It is essential to be vaccinated against yellow fever

Monday, October 6 2014
Netcare Education leads the way in private nursing education and training

Nearly 1 600 nursing students graduate

Thursday, October 2 2014
Communities in KZN rate Netcare hospitals tops in newspaper survey

Netcare St Augustine’s Hospital considered best for fifth year in row

Thursday, October 2 2014
Leukaemia can be successfully treated at specialised centres

Pretoria bone marrow transplant unit first and only in Africa to receive international accreditation

Tuesday, September 30 2014
Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital shows that it's all heart

Hospital holds free health screenings and free health talks for Cape Town community

Thursday, September 25 2014
Educate, empower and enrich - the keys to HIV management

The art of being an HIV clinician

Friday, September 19 2014
200th heart transplant performed in Cape hospital

‘Routine operation’ gives life to many

Sunday, September 14 2014
Encouraging awareness of hearing problems this September

Free screenings offered at Netcare Mulbarton Hospital

Wednesday, September 10 2014
Celebrating the children for whom we have cared

 Netcare Clinton Hospital PICU marks first birthday

Wednesday, September 3 2014
UCT Private Academic Hospital opens specialist orthopaedic practice

OrthoUCT is a first for Cape Town

Tuesday, September 2 2014
Netcare Krugersdorp Hospital encourages continuing professional development in the medical field

Netcare Krugersdorp Hospital hosted a continuing professional development

Tuesday, September 2 2014
Pharmacists at theforefront of fighting antimicrobial resistance in South Africa

Netcare and Medicross committed to safeguarding antibiotics for the future

Monday, September 1 2014
Burns prevention always better than cure

Collaborative partnership spreads educational burns message

Thursday, August 28 2014
Full birth package to be awarded to one lucky mum at MamaMagic Durban

Netcare Alberlito Hospital sponsors big prize for expectant parents

Thursday, August 28 2014
Learning to be Cassy again

16-year-old multiple stroke victim makes steady progress

Friday, August 22 2014
Netcare responds to ruling in KPMG case

Netcare is disappointed with the ruling by Mr Justice Matojane in Netcare’s case against KPMG

Friday, August 22 2014
Foster mothers at village benefit from training in all-important CPR

Staff at Netcare Umhlanga Hospital inspired by work of LIV Village

Friday, August 22 2014
Netcare 911 launches new India02 ICU vehicle

Mobile intensive care ambulances make their mark

Wednesday, August 20 2014
Ebola: what you need to know when travelling or working in Africa

Not only travellers need to get vaccinated against hepatitis

Friday, August 15 2014
The A to E of hepatitis

Not only travellers need to get vaccinated against hepatitis

Thursday, August 14 2014
Lucky MamaMagic winner welcomes new baby girl into the world

The Johannesburg mother won an all-expenses-paid-for birth at Netcare Mulbarton Hospital

Thursday, August 14 2014
Netcare Krugersdorp Hospital continues to excel

Committed to remaining at the forefront of emergency and medical care

Monday, August 11 2014
Minimally invasive surgery for repair of leaking heart valves available in SA

New structural heart centre a first in Africa

Monday, August 11 2014
I felt like I could ride a motorbike

New robotic surgical system delivers better results with fewer complications

Saturday, August 9 2014
First HD 3D Laparoscopic Surgical Video System in South Africa proving its mettle

Precision technology improves speed, accuracy and safety of laparoscopic procedures

Wednesday, July 23 2014
Dr John Filmer retires with honour

Well-earned retirement for respected GP

Tuesday, July 22 2014
Caring the Netcare way on Mandela Day

Netcare and Netcare 911 employees support a range of volunteer projects

Friday, July 18 2014
Leadership Excellence Award bestowed upon one of Netcare’s finest

Professionalism and passion rewarded

Friday, July 18 2014
South African maxillofacial and oral surgeons among the most respected in the world

Local experts impart their knowledge to surgeons from around the globe

Thursday, July 17 2014
State-of-the-art new hybrid theatre an important development for heart patient

Netcare St Augustine’s Hospital brings more cutting-edge healthcare to KZN

Monday, June 30 2014
In the business of life saving

Real-life superheroes to the rescue

Monday, June 30 2014
Netcare shares best practice on stereotactic radiotherapy and radiosurgery

Netcare Oncology hosts five workshops in SA's major centres

Wednesday, June 25 2014
Media Statement – Netcare A dvanced surgical robotic technolo gy introduced to Johannesburg and Cape Town

State - of - the - art system an important step forward for medicine in SA

Tuesday, June 24 2014
Netcare Robotic surgery project used to develop local medical skills

Da Vinci technology benefit s SA healthcare in a number of ways

Tuesday, June 24 2014
Advanced surgical robotic technology introduced to Johannesburg and Cape Town

State - of - the - art system an important step forward for medicine in SA

Tuesday, June 24 2014
Child safety seats shown to significantly reduce severe injury in vehicle accidents

Child safety seat distribution day held at The Glen Shopping Centre

Monday, June 23 2014
Netcare ranked South Africa’s most empowered healthcare company

Substantive progress made in realising transformation goals

Thursday, June 19 2014
Netcare committed to empowering youth

Unemployment among young South Africans has risen significantly over the past six years.

Friday, June 13 2014
Netcare Unitas Hospital tackles cancer head on

Oncology Day to shed new light on cancer prevention

Friday, June 13 2014
Altruism acknowledged at Netcare’s Carer of the Year awards

Staff of Netcare Gauteng South region hospitals acknowledged for going above and beyond

Monday, June 2 2014
Netcare Greenacres Hospital’s R30-million investment in upgrading cardiac facility

Healthcare facility an Eastern Cape referral centre for heart case

Wednesday, May 28 2014
Staying healthy at the world’s greatest soccer spectacle

Don’t fall prey to an infection at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

Monday, May 26 2014
Netcare911 saves kitten

Pepper was in dire need of urgent medical attention

Friday, May 16 2014
Netcare employee scoops gold

Rio 2016 Paralympics now within reach for Zandile

Thursday, May 15 2014
Walk of hope

Seven-year-old Blount’s disease sufferer is now fully mobile

Wednesday, May 14 2014
Netcare nurses touch the lives of millions of South Africans

Approximately 10 000 nurses touched the lives of a staggering 1.2 million patients

Friday, May 9 2014
Much coveted maternity prize awaits lucky mom-to-be

All-expenses-paid delivery at state-of-the-art maternity facility on offer

Friday, May 2 2014
Giant step forward for South African heart medicine

New procedure provides hope for patients with blocked heart arteries

Thursday, April 10 2014
Giant step forward for South African heart medicine

New procedure provides hope for patients with blocked heart arteries

Thursday, April 10 2014
The ‘make-up’ of hope

Looking good and feeling better at Netcare St Anne’s Hospital

Thursday, March 27 2014
Netcare Rand Hospital helps clean up the streets of Hillbrow

Hospital staff actively participate in Ekhaya North Community Day

Monday, March 10 2014
Netcare wins Diversity Award as South Africa celebrates its 20 year anniversary of democracy

Netcare celebrates its contribution to 20 years of democracy by scooping top transformation award

Thursday, March 6 2014
Netcare 911 takes emergency medicine to a new level

Critical care outcomes enhanced through countrywide sharing of best practice

Friday, February 28 2014
No ordinary young woman

Treatment for pulmonary arterial hypertension a first for South Africa and Africa

Monday, February 24 2014
What moms-to-be can expect

More than a little advice for mothers-in-the-making

Wednesday, February 19 2014
Cancer no longer a death sentence

Staff at Netcare Kingsway Hospital fostering hope for cancer patients on World Cancer Day

Tuesday, February 4 2014
Lifestyle choices impact infertility

Infertility, its causes, prevention and treatment

Monday, February 3 2014
Tannah’s Gift: creating smiles

Five-year-old and her family raise money for cleft lip and palate sufferers

Tuesday, January 28 2014
Complementary treatment option available to adult South Africans with uncontrolled asthma

Many asthma sufferers unable to control the disease with medications alone

Monday, January 13 2014


Durban family physician honoured with prestigious award

Christiaan Barnard Memorial Award goes to Medicross doctor

Friday, December 13 2013
Pay attention to your health when traveling overseas on holiday

Planning for your trip can minimise healthcare risks

Thursday, December 12 2013
Netcare hospitals and emergency medical services provider recognised for service excellence

Staff’s commitment to Netcare values pays off

Wednesday, December 4 2013
Allison finds her way home

Individuals with temporary or permanent disability could benefit from rehabilitation

Monday, December 2 2013
Helmets saves lives

Seven-year old boy has a miraculous recovery after near-fatal motorcycle accident

Monday, November 25 2013
Netcare Pretoria East Hospital sets its sights on a Guinness World Record

Hospital aims to set the record for number of chest compressions performed in a day

Thursday, November 21 2013
Netcare Pretoria East Hospital sets its sights on a Guinness World Record

Hospital aims to set the record for number of chest compressions performed in a day

Thursday, November 21 2013
Netcare Greenacres Hospital leads the way in spinal surgery technology

First hospital in Africa to acquire proAXIS Spinal Surgery Table

Wednesday, November 13 2013
Netcare leads the way in spinal surgery technology

First hospital in Africa to acquire proAXIS Spinal Surgery Table

Wednesday, November 13 2013
Procedure brings hope to those suffering from lower back pain

Operation done for the first time in the Eastern Cape

Wednesday, November 13 2013
Malaria kills!

South Africans need to be more aware of this serious disease, says expert

Friday, November 8 2013
Netcare St Anne’s Hospital introduces cutting-edge neurosurgical technology

The complex human brain presents a surgery challenge

Monday, November 4 2013
Early treatment of stroke saves lives

Knowing the signs of this life threatening condition can help to save lives

Friday, November 1 2013
Goodman takes top honours

Third time lucky for paramedic with a heart of gold

Friday, October 25 2013
‘Father’ of modern metabolic surgery to speak in SA

Why the overuse of antibiotics can harm you

Thursday, October 24 2013
Always a paramedic

Hearts that beat to the same rhythm

Wednesday, October 23 2013
HART Fertility Clinic gives renewed hope to couples

New holistic fertility clinic opens at Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital

Monday, October 21 2013
Medical teams step up to the plate for young burn victim

Weeks of pain and discomfort fade as toddler embarks on mercy flight

Friday, October 18 2013
Saying no to driving and dialling

Netcare hospitals take the lead in making vehicles cellphone-free zones

Wednesday, October 16 2013
Seeing is believing

The Netcare Foundation gives 19 cataract sufferers the gift of sight

Wednesday, October 16 2013
Leukaemia can be successfully treated today

New blood cancer treatments save lives

Wednesday, October 9 2013
Cervical cancer a life-threatening yet preventable disease

One of few cancers for which there is a known cause

Monday, September 30 2013
Rabies, one of the world’s oldest, most lethal diseases

Know as much as possible about this deadly affliction

Wednesday, September 25 2013
The heart of Netcare St Anne’s Hospital beats strong

Hospital’s cardiac unit offers quality care by experienced healthcare professionals

Wednesday, September 18 2013
Heart disease in South Africa reaching “alarming proportions”

One in three men and one in four women will have a heart condition by age 60

Friday, September 13 2013
Netcare certified as Top Employer South Africa 2014 in healthcare sector

Staff members being ”exceptionally well looked after

Wednesday, September 4 2013
SA warm to the use of generic medicines

National Pharmacy Week to highlight the attributes of generics as an effective and affordable alternative

Tuesday, September 3 2013
Breakthrough procedure offers hope to pregnant women with heart rhythm abnormalities

Breakthrough procedure offers hope to pregnant women with heart rhythm abnormalities

Monday, September 2 2013
Healthcare professionals graduate

More than 1 600 students graduate!

Wednesday, August 21 2013
I do not know their voices

I hope that the cochlear implants will bring me back to the world of the hearing and add a whole new perspective to my life.

Tuesday, August 20 2013
Kidney disease sufferers to benefit from new Sedibeng dialysis unit

National Renal Care (NRC) opens facility in Vereeniging

Monday, August 12 2013
Four women and a miracle baby

Women band together to save the life of a premature baby

Thursday, August 8 2013
Queen Mamohato Memorial Hospital

Queen visits the Queen Mamohato Memorial Hospital

Thursday, August 8 2013
Queen visits the Queen Mamohato Memorial Hospital

Mamohato Memorial Hospital in Maseru

Thursday, August 8 2013
Breast may be best, but it’s not easy

Netcare Milpark Hospital’s Breast Care Centre of Excellence gives hope to breastfeeding mothers

Monday, August 5 2013
SA's first in utero double-shunt baby

Breakthrough procedure performed by foetal surgical unit opens new doors

Friday, August 2 2013
Tshepang's long cherished dream of flying in a helicopter comes true

It was a huge relief to us that Netcare 911 willingly stepped forward to assist in making Tshepang’s dream a reality

Thursday, August 1 2013
Healthcare professionals collaborate to help make World Transplant Games a success

Leading minds to explore the latest solutions in the treatment of morbid obesity

Wednesday, July 31 2013
New diagnostic technology introduced to Pietermaritzburg for very first time

Bronchoscope enables improved diagnostic evaluation of medical conditions such as lung cancer

Friday, July 26 2013
CPR saves teenager’s life

First aid could be the single most important thing you ever learn

Friday, July 5 2013
Countless hearts captivated and mobilised into helping brothers

Thank you for giving us the opportunity to stand on our feet!

Tuesday, July 2 2013
New way to test breast cancer
Friday, June 21 2013
Hospital performs milestone 50th cochlear implant

Three-year-old Monique afforded a chance at a normal life

Thursday, May 30 2013
Callouts for near drownings and drownings increasing

Netcare and Netcare 911 offer helpful tips on what to do

Wednesday, May 22 2013
Thousands fight brave personal battles to overcome head injury disabilities every day

I was rushed to Netcare Milpark Hospital where I spent an entire month in a coma

Monday, May 20 2013
Should you choose a preventive mastectomy

Mastectomies are not medically necessary for many early-stage breast cancers

Friday, May 17 2013
How technology has altered nursing in SA

Netcare is using a multimodal tool developed by its nurses to become more patient centric

Thursday, May 9 2013
Men in Nursing forum to be launched

The response has been phenomenal

Tuesday, May 7 2013
Netcare’s transformation achievements acknowledged

I am humbled and overwhelmed to accept this award on behalf of the Netcare family

Thursday, May 2 2013
Top surgeon awarded Order of the Baobab

Presidency recognises Dr Sayed Mohamed Ridwan Mia for his role in helping burn victims

Tuesday, April 30 2013
Five-year-old burn victim with a heart of gold benefits from cutting edge procedure

Procedure a “landmark in medical science” in Africa and the world

Thursday, April 25 2013
The A-Z of malaria myths and facts

Malaria is not someone else’s problem, it is everyone’s

Thursday, April 25 2013
First chronic dialysis unit opened in Hillcrest

National Renal Care to begin construction on larger unit

Tuesday, April 2 2013
Stem the TB tide by learning all there is to know about this illness

Promoting TB awareness on World TB day

Tuesday, March 19 2013
Mamohato Memorial Hospital Public Private Partnership project clocks up second award in less than a year

Queen ’Mamohato Memorial Hospital, Botšabelo, Lesotho recognised for transforming healthcare services

Friday, March 8 2013
Netcare awarded for investment in South Africa and its people

Wins prestigious PMR Golden Arrow award

Thursday, March 7 2013
Urgent need to tackle the scourge of kidney disease

The National Kidney Foundation of South Africa states that no less than 10 000 South Africans die of kidney failure and kidney disease every year

Wednesday, March 6 2013
Infertility can cut both ways

Traditional thinking on infertility challenged

Monday, February 25 2013
First ever dedicated stroke service for KwaZulu-Natal

A much-needed, dedicated acute stroke service has been established in KwaZulu-Natal

Wednesday, February 20 2013
The food items that should be in every trolley

A diet to live for

Monday, February 18 2013
Dealing with rape

The hours immediately after a rape have a huge impact on the recovery process

Friday, February 15 2013
What's best for you, is best for your wellness

A few lifestyle changes could make the difference between having to live with a range of health problems or not

Thursday, February 14 2013
The power of informed motherhood

Research shows that mothers are happier when supported with information on how best to look after their babies

Thursday, January 31 2013
Healthy living, healthy heart

Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital to host free Heart Awareness talk

Friday, January 25 2013
Urgent appeal for Baby Sergio answered

Team pulls together for critical ten month old

Wednesday, January 23 2013
Tick-bite diseases: A guide

Advice for avoiding the scourge

Wednesday, January 23 2013
Groundbreaking conference to support children undergoing medical treatment

The Interdisciplinary Academic Conference on the Holistic Support of Children in Healthcare

Wednesday, January 23 2013
Pioneering limb reconstruction surgery a dream come true for Trevor

One of the first of its kind in the world

Monday, January 21 2013
Netcare hospitals rated among the top in Ekurhuleni

Netcare N17 and Netcare Sunward Park hospitals win prestigious awards

Monday, January 21 2013
New trauma injury prevention programme expected to save many lives

Netcare will be launching a Trauma Injury Prevention (TIP) programme

Friday, January 18 2013


Obesity reaches “epidemic” proportions

Surgery effective in correcting the problem

Wednesday, October 10 2012
SA remains a world leader in cardiac medicine

South Africa became known as a global leader in cardiac medicine

Thursday, September 27 2012
KZN’s first pinhole surgery baby is born

Breakthrough procedure opens new doors

Wednesday, July 11 2012
Innovative nocturnal dialysis now available in South Africa

Kidney disease sufferers win back their daylight hours

Thursday, July 5 2012
Spinal cord stimulation offers effective treatment for peripheral vascular disease

Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) is a treatment that has been successfully used for many years by pain specialists and neurosurgeons

Thursday, January 12 2012


South Africa’s private healthcare sector has much it can teach the world

Netcare Unitas Hospital  Visiting Surgeon Programme

Thursday, September 16 2010
It's never too early to care for your heart

While it is commonly believed that heart failure and other chronic diseases such as diabetes only affect middle-aged and older people, risk factors can develop from much earlier in life, and younger people should start caring for their health as early as possible.

Tuesday, September 14 2010
Hospital moves swiftly to investigate cause of illness

Netcare Olivedale Hospital today reported that two members of the same family died at the hospital from an illness, the cause of which is not currently known

Monday, September 6 2010
Launch of Largest Stem Cell Unit in Southern Africa

Advanced stem cell transplantation done right here in SA

Thursday, August 5 2010
Help heal a child's heart

Song inspired by the children

Tuesday, July 20 2010
Paediatric upgrade and children's charter launch

Netcare Park Lane Hospital believes that a child is their own person with their own identity and deserves no less respect than an adult does.

Tuesday, March 16 2010
Leading the way in robotic heart medicine

A local team of heart specialists is showing the way with its use of state-of-the-art robotic technology.

Wednesday, March 10 2010
Africa's most advanced neurosurgery centre launched

Africa's most advanced neurosurgery theatre and first interventional MR and CT centre was officially opened in Cape Town.

Tuesday, March 2 2010


SA Medical history is made

New procedure offers hope to severely compromised cardiac patients.

Wednesday, October 14 2009