We wish to inform you that the Minister of Health, through the Council for Medical Schemes has announced some major potential changes that will have a major effect on private surgical practice within the next year. This has been done to immediately align medical funders and private practice in general with the aims of NHI […]
MEDICAL SUB-SPECIALIST: VASCULAR SURGERY (1 POST) – REFERENCE NO.: H/M/2 CLOSING DATE: 14 JULY 2017 SALARY: R 1 151 088.00 per annum. OSD CENTRE: UNIVERSITAS ACADEMIC HOSPITAL, BLOEMFONTEIN REQUIREMENTS: The applicant must be registered with the HPCSA as a Medical Sub-Specialist in Vascular Surgery. South African Citizen with valid driver’s license (Code 8). RECOMMENDATIONS: ACLS, ATLS, APLS, relevant […]
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The world lost an exceptionally fine man and an internationally renowned surgeon when Ray Dawson died in December 2015 at his home in the Scotland. His professional and social vision reached far beyond conventional horizons, while his courage enabled him to overcome every hurdle in the way to serving his country, and mankind in general, […]
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ChM in Vascular & Endovascular Surgery: Deadline for applications: August August 2016. Course start date: September 2016.
This 2 – 4 year, part-time Masters programme in Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, taught entirely online, is offered by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the University of Edinburgh.
Please click here to read the full MPS Policy Paper on Challenging the Cost of Clinical Negligence
Please click here for the submission form for changes to be included in the 2017 MDCM Kindly return the completed for by latest 19 January 2016 for consolidation. No late requests will be accepted.
Professor Kobus van Zyl died peacefully at his Bellville home on 10 May 2015. Nephew of the first two Professors of Surgery at Stellenbosch University, he became the third in 1980. All who knew him will acknowledge, however, that this was not an appointment via family entitlement; his academic status was richly deserved and […]
Charl Dreyer died suddenly in Cape Town on the evening of 13th August 2015 while watching his favourite sport, tennis, on television. His untimely death has been a great loss to the surgical community of Cape Town. His journey in medicine started in 1974 when, after matriculating, he enrolled at the medical faculty at […]