Mediclinic Newcastle on Newcastle’s mental health

Newcastle-based Dr Londeka Mnikathi chats with us about Mental Health Awareness month.  A topic often pushed to one side…

International Nurses Day: Mediclinic Newcastle honours its nurses

As perfectly stated by Mediclinic Newcastle's Nursing Manager, Dr Yvonne Combrinck, nurses show up when most others don't.

Mediclinic Newcastle welcomes ENT Specialist Dr Samu Sibeko to the team

Further propelling their pledge in ensuring you receive Expertise You Can Trust, Mediclinic Newcastle proudly welcomes locally born…

Mediclinic Newcastle welcomes Urologist Dr Thulani Nkosi to the team

A prized new addition to the private hospital's already stellar line-up, Mediclinic Newcastle welcomes Urologist Dr Thulani Nicholus…

Dr Khan opens up on Newcastle’s medical world and health challenges

Driven by necessity and upheld by dedicated practitioners, we chat with Specialist Physician Dr Mohamed Ali Khan.

Covid vaccines now mandatory in workplace regardless of belief or opinion

Many regulations are set to change the work sector in several facets—including mandatory vaccinations regardless of…

The bloodline of Mediclinic Newcastle, an exhibition of extraordinary people

After nine months of pregnancy, one quickly learns there is so much that comes with having…

Mediclinic Newcastle welcomes new Patient Experience Manager, Dr Ayo Esuola

Committed to continuous improvement, Mediclinic Newcastle is elated to welcome Dr Ayo Esuola as its new Patient Experience…

New lockdown rules for schools, what parents need to know

Under the new regulations, all primary, secondary and special schools will resume full-time attendance as of…

This is what to expect after cataract surgery

According to Optometrist Davida van der Merwe, while cataract surgery is categorised as minor surgery, it is often…

Asymptomatic COVID-19 patients will no longer have to isolate

A special Cabinet meeting held on Monday night, 31 January 2022, approved changes to the COVID-19 regulations…

Diagnosed with COVID-19? You could have Malaria

The NICD explains, “Despite South Africa entering its peak Malaria season, many Malaria cases are being…

New visiting hours announced at Mediclinic Newcastle

Mediclinic Newcastle has revised its visiting hours so that family members can continue to engage with and…

20 people rescued from an illegal care facility in Osizweni, NZKN

"Just outside Newcastle, a team of social workers and law enforcement agencies pounced on Centre of…

Mediclinic Newcastle’s new female specialists examine their lives

"Priding itself on extraordinary and highly skilled medical professionals, Mediclinic Newcastle introduces three new female specialists."

Health MEC gets real with people as KZN surpasses GP in cases

"In KZN, increasing numbers are a cause for concern now that KZN has surpassed Gauteng, the…

Vaccination sites to be allocated at roadblocks

"The Department of Health has stated that it intends to improve vaccination rates by using pop-up vaccination sites…

The results are in on vaccine mandate public support

"According to a new study released this week, slightly more than half of the general public…

More lockdown restrictions expected this week

"According to BER, this suggests that President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation sometime this week…

Mediclinic Newcastle amends visiting hours as COVID-19 cases increase

"Mediclinic Newcastle would like to implore the community to strictly adhere to all recommended infection-prevention measures."

Join the founders in celebrating Mediclinic Newcastle’s 25th birthday

"Celebrating a momentous milestone, Mediclinic Newcastle turns 25 years old today, 13 December 2021. We speak to a few…

Solidarity defends doctors against Government’s proposed medical changes

"Krüger goes on to say that the trade union believes the provisions are irrational and lack…

Mediclinic Newcastle installs extensive solar solution

"The newly installed undercover parking at Mediclinic Newcastle holds a dual purpose and an environmentally conscious design."

Mediclinic’s update on hospital changes due to 4th wave

"According to Mediclinic Southern Africa, data shows that a fourth wave has begun in Gauteng and…

KZN enters 4th wave, thanks to low vaccination rate

"From 26 Nov 2021, KZN began receiving more than 100 new cases each day, with the average…

The final results on COVID-19’s impact on kids lives and futures

"The ongoing COVID 19 pandemic has had a tremendous impact on the lives of youngsters, according…

“The unvaccinated” to be restricted and mandatory vaccines in pipeline

"As a result of opposition to the COVID-19 vaccine, resulting in the virus spreading, mandatory vaccinations…

Pfizer applies for SAHPRA authorisation for COVID-19 booster shots

"According to the local drug watchdog, the evaluation of data on the safety and efficacy of…

Concerns over festive season, as COVID cases rise

"As the pandemic's fourth wave hangs in the balance, will South Africans be subjected to lockdown…

Guess who’s back? Influenza on the rise in South Africa

"Influenza cases in South Africa have been increasing since August 23, 2021, according to the National Institute for…

Scientific developments you should know about

"The science world is cracking on, and keeping up with the phenomenal progressions, inventions, and discoveries…

Dr van Niekerk and Dr Steenkamp—top health issues Newcastle women face

"Newcastle's women's lives are under threat, but according to our medical professionals, there is light at…

Grocery vouchers for over 60s who vaccinate in November

"Those over the age of 60 who receive the vaccine in November will be rewarded with…

Mediclinic Newcastle vaccination centre to close

"Mediclinic Newcastle COVID-19 vaccination centre will be closing on 29 October 2021. This is due to persistently…

COVID-19 vaccines does not turn people into cannibals, states KZN Health MEC

"According to the most recent conspiracy theory, the Covid-19 vaccine causes people to become bloodthirsty cannibals."

COVID outbreak in China threatens Beijing Winter Olympics

"Northern China's authorities are presently reimposing lockdowns and other emergency measures in order to contain the…

Mediclinic Newcastle welcomes Neurologist Dr Cait-Lynn Wells

"Mediclinic Newcastle is delighted to welcome Newcastle born Neurologist, Dr Cait-Lynn Wells to their team."

Today, around 7 000 teens successfully received their Pfizer vaccine

"Around 7 000 children between the ages of 12 and 17 received their first shot of…

Full listing of pharmacies in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal

"Searching for a pharmacy in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal? We've listed various pharmacies and the area they fall under."

Ages 12-17 can now receive the vaccine from Mediclinic Newcastle

"Children between the ages of 12 and 17 will be the next group to get the…

Step by Step on how to get your digital vaccination certificate

"The South African COVID-19 Vaccine Certificate portal is virtually live. Some people have already obtained their…

Paramedics shot while saving lives, peers give comment

"On Sunday night, 3 September 2021, two paramedics were shot in the Mabhanoyini area near Estcourt while…

Allegations against Madadeni Hospital, KZN Dept of Health responds

"The accusations come from two patients claiming they allegedly faced sub-standard care and service from the…

Mediclinic introduces mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy

Joining various corporates in the fight against the virus, Mediclinic Southern Africa will now implement a…

How to save your heart? Mediclinic Newcastle’s Dr Thusi clarifies

"Specialist Physician Dr Mthunzi Thusi explains that approximately 40% of deaths in South Africa result from…

Low numbers see Amajuba District launch “Vuma” vaccine initiative

"A total of 21% of South Africa's adult population is now fully vaccinated. However, the Amajuba…

Dr Patrick Soon-Shiong brings 21st-century medical care to SA

"Significant developments are heading to SA, with President Cyril Ramaphosa hailing a new COVID-19 and cancer…

Update on how to register and receive the COVID-19 vaccine 2021

"With people lining up to safeguard themselves and those around them, many are hesitant as they…

Mediclinic Newcastle celebrates 1000th vaccine with Roxanne Singh

"Mediclinic Newcastle has achieved a noteworthy milestone in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic in the…

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine approved for children aged 12 and older

"SAHPRA provides authorisation for children aged 12 and older to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine."