New unit for hospital

2018-08-07 06:00
One of the first patients admitted to the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital’s new neonatal high care unit.

One of the first patients admitted to the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital’s new neonatal high care unit.

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

The Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital now has its own neonatal high care unit.

The unit was officially opened on Wednesday 1 August.

The establishment of this first-of-its-kind neonatal high care unit was made possible through funds raised by the Children’s Hospital Trust.

Andrea Sasman, spokesperson of the Children’s Hospital Trust, says the trust, together with the provincial department of health, are very grateful to all donors who have been “incredibly supportive” by contributing to the establishment of this much-needed facility.

She says this new unit provides space and required equipment that meets global standards, including a comfortable space for the family and the patient to be together while in hospital.

Matodzi Mukosi, CEO of the Red Cross Hospital, welcomed the opening­.

“The neonatal high care beds in our new paediatric intensive care unit will improve access to critical care for small babies who require highly specialised care.”

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
/News
 

Keep your family and pets safe from rabies

The recent outbreak of rabies in South Africa has brought to light how terrible this disease is and how as pet parents we need to be vigilant to keep our families safe.

 

Paws

5 scientific benefits of owning a cat
Why we love cats
8 great natural remedies for your pet
How to clean your dog’s eyes
Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.