Families prepare to welcome home medical students from Cuba

Durban in the News: Families prepare to welcome home medical students from Cuba: One hundred and six South African students, some of whom have not seen their families since 2012, will arrive back from Cuba where they have been studying medicine. Suspicious device removed from store at Durban mall: The police’s explosive unit had to be called to the Gateway mall in Durban after a suspicious device was found in a Woolworths store, KwaZulu-Natal police have said. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal … [Read more...]

Medical Negligence Claims: The Big Questions

Medical Negligence Claims: The Big Questions: It is a well-known fact that South Africa is besieged with the big and continuously growing challenge of medical negligence and other personal injury claims. The country is however not alone in battling with this challenge, many other countries such as Australia, United Kingdom and the United States of America, amongst others, are also seized with same. Week after week the South African public reads articles and watches TV shows about cases of medical negligence, challenges regarding payment of … [Read more...]

Medical Negligence Claims: The Big Questions

Medical Negligence Claims: The Big Questions: It is a well-known fact that South Africa is besieged with the big and continuously growing challenge of medical negligence and other personal injury claims. The country is however not alone in battling with this challenge, many other countries such as Australia, United Kingdom and the United States of America, amongst others, are also seized with same. Week after week the South African public reads articles and watches TV shows about cases of medical negligence, challenges regarding payment of … [Read more...]

Durban medical team and hospital honoured for contribution to South African metabolic surgery

Durban medical team and hospital honoured for contribution to South African metabolic surgery: Specialist surgeon Dr Gert Du Toit, winner of the inaugural ‘Centre of the Year’ award from the South African Society for Surgery, Obesity and metabolism (SASSO) pictured with the trophy he received for his work in laparoscopic gastric bypass procedures at Netcare St Augustine’s Hospital, in Durban. With him in the photograph are, from left to right, renowned endocrinologist and obesity specialist Professor Tess van der Merwe, Chairperson of SASSO, … [Read more...]