Coronavirus

Posted on March 23, 2020 with 0 comments

As part of the health system’s response to COVID-19, Victoria Hospital has implemented temporary changes to the way it operates to curb physical interaction and stop the spread of Coronavirus. To protect our community, we promote avoiding all situations where human bodies are in contact and reducing the times and places when people come together […]

News – Café Victoria

Posted on March 27, 2019 with 1 comment

The Victoria Hospital Facility Board has recently established a café in the hospital to provide staff, patients and visitors with wholesome and economical food and drink options seven days a week. As Victoria is some distance from other shops and restaurants, the Café Victoria gives a convenient service on the spot.

CT Scan Service at Victoria

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After a long absence, Victoria Hospital is again able to offer its patients a CT Scan service on the premises in Wynberg. This saves patients having to travel to Groote Schuur for these scans, and allows the doctors at Victoria to make rapid diagnoses and start treatment immediately, saving cost and ensuring a better outcome […]

New Forensic Medicine facility at Victoria

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The Forensic Medicine department of Victoria Hospital provides an essential service to patients that have been the victims of any form of abuse. The patients are examined and treated by specially trained staff who ensure that they are treated with kindness and consideration, but also ensure that any evidence that may be required for a […]

New Emergency Centre for Victoria Hospital

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Victoria Hospital embarked on a project to build a new state of the art Emergency Center (EC) on land immediately behind the existing hospital buildings. The project, which is fully funded by the Western Cape Department of Health, is due to be completed in the middle of 2021. The first phase of the project was […]

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Abundant Life: Palliative Care brings hope to those facing death

Posted on July 21, 2016 with 1 comment

  “Preparing people for death is one of the most empowering things we can do”, says Clint Cupido of the Abundant Life Palliative Care Programme, Victoria Hospital, Wynberg in Cape Town. For years this team has offered Palliative Care to those facing the end of life and their families, counselling, practical support and care. Their […]