Coronavirus: Netcare hospital pharmacies suspend sales to public for sake of staff, patients

2020-03-30 18:13

The public will no longer have access to Netcare's in-hospital pharmacies after the private medical services group suspended access to reduce the risk of transmission to healthcare workers and patients.

Many SA hospitals are still allowing non-urgent operations despite corona risks

2020-03-30 15:10

While Netcare and Life Healthcare are still allowing non-urgent elective surgeries, Mediclinic decided to stop these operations last week.

Warrant of arrest issued for paediatric surgeon Dr Peter Beale, anaesthetist accused of culpable homicide

2019-12-10 13:46

A warrant of arrest has been issued for paediatric surgeon Dr Peter Beale and anaesthetist Dr Abdulhay Munshi.

EFF pressures HPCSA to take action against Peter Beale over negligence claims

2019-10-31 06:00

The EFF has put pressure on the Health Professions Council of South Africa to take action against a surgeon accused of negligence by a number of families.

‘Sad rather than worrying.’ Here’s why Netcare’s CEO had to dump R200 million in shares

2019-05-23 13:59

The company says he was "obliged" to sell the shares to settle finance and other costs.

Hospersa criticises Netcare for possible retrenchments

2019-01-26 12:18

The Health and Other Services Personnel Trade Union of SA has issued a statement in which it criticised the Netcare Group for possible retrenchments.

Netcare to boost local infrastructure after UK exit

2018-11-19 20:27

Private hospital group Netcare says it has set aside R1.6bn for expansion projects in the country for 2019, with upgrades for Milpark Hospital and St Augustine's.

An enlarged prostate has just been treated with a new laser technique for the first time in SA

2018-06-05 09:42

HoLEP replaces a previous operation where a surgical instrument was inserted into the penis to treat enlarged prostates, also known benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

Netcare pulling out of UK market

2018-03-30 12:12

Netcare will dispose of its interests in General Healthcare Group in a process that will see it exiting the UK, but says it looks forward to finalising its acquisition of Akeso Clinics in SA for R1.3bn.

Green light for Netcare’s R1.3bn Akeso buy

2018-03-19 14:38

The Competition Tribunal, supported by the Competition Commission, has approved the R1.3bn acquisition of Akeso Clinics by private healthcare group Netcare.

 

Netcare braces for coronavirus, spends R150m to prepare facilities

2020-03-30 16:33

Private hospital group Netcare said it has spent R150 million so far in efforts to enhance its readiness to treat Covid-19 patients.

Netcare looks to Lesotho High Court to intervene in floundering public-private hospital

2020-02-06 16:33

Lesotho's only specialist hospital, run as part of a public-private partnership, takes up almost a third of the nation’s health budget.

Netcare earnings up in 'challenging' healthcare market

2019-11-18 19:07

The private healthcare group has released its earnings report for the year ended September 30.

Family set to lay criminal charges against top surgeon Peter Beale, more families tell their tales

2019-10-24 12:26

Following the death of Mohammadh Sayed's 10-year-old son, Zayyaan, during surgery, the family is set to lay criminal charges against attending physician Dr Peter Beale and anaesthetist Dr Abdulhay Munshi.

Netcare sees interim results as resilient in challenging environment

2019-05-20 17:28

Healthcare provider Netcare says it has delivered a resilient interim performance in an increasingly challenging economic and healthcare environment.

WATCH: Furry friends spread festive cheer in paediatric oncology ward

2018-12-09 09:01

Paws for People spread some festive cheer in the paediatric oncology ward at the Netcare Unitas Hospital in Centurion. Watch.

Scathing new report slams confusing and expensive medical aid schemes

2018-07-05 12:22

Private health are in South Africa is characterised by ‘disempowered and uninformed’ consumers and schemes that are difficult to understand, according to a major new report by the Competition Commission.

Netcare interim results reflect transformational journey - CEO

2018-05-14 10:49

The last six months have seen various strategic initiatives implemented at Netcare, positioning the group well for future growth, says CEO Richard Friedland.

Netcare hit by market conditions in SA, UK

2017-11-20 12:35

Market conditions in both SA and the UK have placed pressure on Netcare's ability to grow, while funder-led demand management initiatives impacted results.

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