How to avoid medical errors

Patient harm is defined as any unintended physical injury resulting from or contributed to by medical care (including the absence

Halyard becomes O&M Halyard

On 1 May 2018, Halyard Health sold its Surgical and Infection Prevention business (surgical gowns, drapes, sterilisation solutions, gloves, facemasks

Cipla acquires 30% share in Brandmed

Cipla Medpro, South Africa’s third largest pharmaceutical company in the private sector, will acquire a 30% stake upon closure in the connected healthcare company, Brandmed.

Randburg gets dedicated private haematology unit

“The development of this unit fulfils the critical need for a dedicated, purpose-developed facility such as this within the area,”

SA’s healthcare on life support

Ethics, responsibility and accountability within the SA’s healthcare system were the focus of the annual Ethics Alive Imbizo held at

Legal insights: informing the uninformed

1 April 2019 was certainly not a day for fools. The Supreme Court of Appeal gave judgment in the case

Overloaded medical professionals in danger of burnout

Faced with South Africa’s chronic shortage of doctors and specialists, the country’s stressed and overloaded medical professionals are at greater

4 commitments to ensure a long and happy career

By understanding these commitments, you’ll recognise the power they have over your daily thoughts, actions, and therefore integrity as a

Universal health coverage myths

“Healthcare’s a powerful political tool because it’s so emotive,” said Michael Settas at a recent Free Market Foundation (FMF) press

Charter on medical professionalism

The practice of medicine in the modern era has a number of unprecedented challenges. These challenges are due to the

New medical scheme offers improved client accessibility

“Many people associate medical schemes with bureaucracy and tedious claims and query processes, and this need not be the case,”

Aspen provides medicine to Trinity Pharmacy outreach

Tucked away unsung on the grounds of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in downtown Braamfontein, Trinity Pharmacy has been providing essential