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New breast health training portal for nurses

Nurses are urged to sign up to a new, progressive online education portal which aims to improve access to breast care nurses for all women in South Africa.

45% of SA doctors practice defensive medicine

The results of an MPS member survey of over 500 doctors has found that just under half (45%) practise defensively to avoid complaints and claims.

Dr Flavia Senkubuge elected first black female president of CMSA

Dr Senkubuge is the council’s youngest-ever president, its first black female leader and the first specialist in public health medicine to hold the position.

Specialised snakebite advisory team launched in SA

A newly established special advisory group of snakebite authorities can be consulted by medical practitioners, healthcare workers and emergency departments in SA to assist with the management of snakebite victims.

Time for a jobbymoon?

The Tshemba Foundation, one of South Africa’s premier volunteer networks for doctors, is offering a one-of-a-kind opportunity, open to all doctors, to take a working holiday at their lodge in Hoedspruit.

ER24’s Air Angels spread the word about breast cancer

ER24’s Air Angels have been raising awareness about breast cancer, drawing attention to an affliction that is becoming more and more prevalent among South African women.