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Lenmed Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre staff recognised and thanked
Discovery Health recently revealed its annual hospital survey which gave some measure of South Africa’s best hospitals.
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LEHHC being a difference in children’s lives
This year marks the 7th year since the United Nation adopted Mandela Day, making it an internationally recognised day, in celebration of Nelson Mandela’s life and legacy, with the emphasis and objective ‘to make the world a better place’.
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Lenmed Ethekwini Hospital achieves another milestone – Only Private Hospital in KZN, 2017
Lenmed Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre (LEHHC) is the only private hospital in KwaZulu- Natal that offers the much needed services for paediatric cardiac surgery.
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Happy 9th Anniversary, 2017
It was a celebratory start to the week with Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre’s management acknowledging all staff and support service providers on the hospital’s 9th anniversary.
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World Blood Donor Day, 14 June 2017
Lenmed Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre partnered with South African National Blood Services hosting a successful blood drive on World Blood Donor Day.
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Specialist Paediatrician Dr T Naidoo Moves, May 2017
Lenmed Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre’s resident Specialist Paediatrician Dr Thanusha Naidoo has moved rooms within the hospital.
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Overwhelming response to autism talk, 12 May 2017
Lenmed Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre (LEHHC) Paediatric Neurologist Dr Yavini Reddy presented on Autism Spectrum Disorder at the recent Connect Special Needs Forum Event which took place at LEHHC.
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International Nurses Day celebrated in style at Lenmed Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre, 12 May 2017
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Free glaucoma screening benefits many, April 2017
Over 50 people benefitted from the free glaucoma screening at Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre, undertaken by Ophthalmic Surgeon Dr Bhavna Jugadoe during World Glaucoma Week recently.
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KZN Specialist Network Annual Golf Day, April 2017
KZN Specialist Network held its 9th golf day recently at Mount Edgecombe Country Club. Lenmed Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre supported and participated in this event.
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Free Kidney Screening Reveals Concerning Results For Some, 09 March 2017
With it being World Kidney Day on Thursday 9th March, Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre (EHHC) together with Fresenius Medical Care offered free education and screening for over 100 people on the day.
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Successful Blood Drive at EHHC March 2017
The South African National Blood Services hosted yet another successful blood clinic at Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre, on Thursday 9th March. The SANBS target was 18 bleeds but these numbers were exceeded with a total of 21 successful bleeds.
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Free Screening at EHHC, 16 March 2017
Ophthalmic Surgeon, Dr Jugadoe will be screening for eye pressure (tonometry) and performing fundoscopy (examination of the optic nerve)  on Thursday 16 March between 08h00 – 12h00, strictly by appointment.
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Please join us: Facial Peels & Products Open Day, 25 March 2017
Join us on Saturday morning for a light breakfast and informative talk, and gain insight into the advantages and benefits of different types of peels. Leading Cosmoceutical Houses will be present to display their ranges to treat various skin types. A 10% discount is available for all treatment bookings made on the day. Lucky draw for free peels.
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South African Federation of Hospital Engineering (SAFHE) and Clinical Engineering Association of South Africa visit to Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre, March 2017
Delegates from South African Federation of Hospital Engineering (SAFHE) and Clinical Engineering Association of South Africa visit to Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre. Conference held at Durban ICC.
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Ethekwini Hospital, the only KZN stroke hospital nominated for simulation, January 2017
Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre, a heart and stroke centre of excellence was the only hospital in KwaZulu-Natal to have been selected to take part in national driven stroke simulation (dummy patient run) project coordinated by Angels South Africa in conjunction with Boehringer Ingelheim Global Office and Angels Europe.
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EHHC Top Achievers celebrated, December 2016
Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre’s annual Ambassador of Care Awards (AOC) and acknowledgement of the quarterly Discovery Health nominees took place recently. Hospital manager Niresh Bechan said, “Both the Discovery Health Awards and AOC is a highly prestigious title and a high position of representation for this organisation.
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EHHC empowering through education, November 2016
Little Treasures preschool, in Mount Edgecombe received an early Christmas gift from Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre with a donation towards the schools mobile library.
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World Antibiotic Awareness Week, 14 November 2016
Compiled by Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre resident Specialist  Physician  Dr Ryan Ramdass and Chairman of Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre Antimicrobial Stewardship Programme.
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EHHC: Only Private Hospital to be showcased, 03 November 2016
Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre showcased South African private hospitals during a site visit by the IHF World Hospital Congress Delegates on Thursday 03 November.
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EHHC Pharmacy Fundraises for CANSA, 27 October 2016
Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre Pharmacy hosted its annual Cuppa for Cancer fundraiser on Thursday 27 October at the retail pharmacy. This well received event catered for the sweet tooth, savoury palette and included thick stem roses, sunflowers, bandanas and lucky draw competitions.
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International gynaecologists share knowledge, experience and expertise, October 2016
An international faculty comprising of highly acclaimed experts in the field of Minimally Invasive Gynaecological Surgery (MIGS), from countries as far afield as India and Portugal attended.
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Giving sight to the elderly, October 2016
A total of fifteen deserving patients have had their sight restored pro-bono through Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre together with resident Ophthalmologists Dr Kavitha Naidu and Dr Bhavna Jugadeo. Their sight was restored by removing the cataracts and replacing them with acrylic lens implants.
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EHHC Doubles Its Expected Donations, September 2016
Another successful blood donor clinic was held at Ethekwini Hospital and Heart centre, this time the donor target was doubled, bringing the number of successful bleeds to a whopping 24.
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Use Medicine Wisely, 20 September 2016
“Use Medicine Wisely”, the theme for National Pharmacy Week 2016.
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Cardiac Medical Education Program GP’s in Richards Bay, September 2016
Ethekwini hospital and Heart Centre together with Global labs and Kwa Zulu Natal Doctors Healthcare Coalition hosted a efficacious Cardiac Medical Education Program for GP’s in Richards Bay.
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Treat your heart like your engine, 11 September 2016
Zama Dlamini, Jane Govender and Nursing Manager Indeera Ramphal with Chris Ndlela
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EHHC Doctors Secretary’s celebrated, 07 September 2016
In Celebration of Secretary’s Day, Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre acknowledged the Doctors secretaries for all they do.
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EHHC represented at SAHS & SASS Congress, 06 September 2016
Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre’s Stroke coordinator Rome Pillay and colleague Nasrin Yunus recently attended the joint congress of the Southern African Hypertension Society (SAHS) and the South African Stroke Society (SASS) at Misty Hills Hotel in the Cradle of Humankind, Muldersdrift.
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Ethekwini Hospital and ER 24 at Emergency Services Day, 27 August 2016
Durban North Crusaders Sports Club was abuzz with excitement and activity on Saturday 27 August, with the second Emergency Services Day taking place. Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre and ER 24 were onsite to provide education, awareness, health screening and plentiful of hand-outs. Well done to the Law Enforcement Foundation on yet another rewarding event!
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Grandparents day celebrations commences with health screening and education, 25 August 2016
Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre was invited to provide health screening and education to the grandparents at New Dawn Nursery and Crèche’s on their celebration of Grandparents Day which took place on Thursday 25 August
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Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre more than just a Heart and Stroke Centre of Excellence, 31 July 2016
Ethekwini Hospital & Heart Centre (EHHC) – recently voted one of KZN’s top five hospitals by Discovery Health patients – has embarked on a large-scale expansion project that will see the facility cement its place as KZN’s largest independent hospital.
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Free, CPD Accredited Online Course for Doctors, Nurses and Allied Health Workers, 05 July 2016
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Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre Celebrates 8 years of Service Excellence Complimented by Experienced Specialists, Advanced Technology and Passion People, 01 July 2016
Eight years ago, EThekwini Hospital and Heart Centre opened its doors to the community and has since served this community and its surroundings with quality healthcare. With several accolades to its credit this modern, tranquil, world class facility, continues to offer best quality patient care in line with its values of CARE: Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence...
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EHHC partners with SANBS on World Blood Donor Day, 14 June 2016
Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre partnered with the South African National Blood Services hosting a Blood donation clinic at the hospital on World Blood Donor Day, with this year’s theme being “Blood connects us all”...
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Ramadaan Mubaruk, 09 June 2016
As Ramadaan begins, on behalf of my team at Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre, I would like to send our best wishes to the Muslim Community during this auspicious holy month of fast. Ramadaan is a time of deep reflection and sacrifice. As in other faiths, fasting is used to increase spirituality, discipline and consciousness of God’s mercy. It is also a time to reach out to those less fortunate...
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Honoured to be associated with KZNDHC Conference, 03-07 June 2016
Congratulations to the KZNDHC Conference team, for hosting yet another successful and even better than before event. As super platinum sponsors Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre, enjoyed marketing and communications with doctors from throughout KZN. Themed, “Patient Centered Healthcare” , this 20th Annual Conference exceeded all expectations. Both local and international speakers contributed to this invaluable annual conference which took place recently at the Elangeni Hotel...
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EHHC Nurses recognised for Service Excellence , 23 May 2016
“NOTHING is impossible! If you believe you can… then you will”, these are the inspiring words of Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre nurse Holliness Dladla (38) who recently return from United States of America, after having earned her place as South Africa’s Top 4 Nurses for the Discovery Excellence Award for Nurses (DEAN)...
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Nurses Day 2016, 12 May 2016
Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre celebrates International Nurses day, which marked each year on Florence Nightingale’s birthday. The theme this year is “Nurses: a force for change, improving health systems resilience”. Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre Nurses were spoilt by their Management with treats and personal gifts and more…
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Hats off to EHHC Expansion Project, 15 March 2016
It was hats off from the key role players of the Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre Expansion Project, saluting their teams for their efficiencies. This came shortly after the roof level was completed.
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Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre Nurse Holiness Dladla jets off to America, 08 March 2016
Your Discovery Health patient feedback and Holiness Dladla’s excellence in CARE has earned her Discovery’s Dean Award. The reward of which is a trip to America, where she can benchmark in her field. Well Done Holiness. Thank you Patients for recognising the service excellence you received.
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Turbovite Whizz-Fizz Competition Winner Announced, 02 March 2016
Robbie Ishwarlal won the Turbovite Whizz-Fizz competition. This competition was managed by Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre Pharmacy and supported by Nativa.
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Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre’s Pregnancy Awareness Day a Resounding Success, 27 February 2016
Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre held a successful Pregnancy Awareness Day on Saturday 27 February. The well attended event provided educational talks, demonstrations, a host of exhibition stand, pampering and loads of giveaways and prizes.
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Young, talented performers bring Joy to EHHC patients, visitors and staff with their musical and dance performance, December 2015
Sounds of Peace, Hope and Joy could be heard at Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre recently with local young talented celebrities performing a Christmas musical and dance production for the patients, visitors and staff.
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EHHC feeds thousands with Food for Life Kwa Mashu, December 2015
In continuing to act on its values of Care, Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence towards the communities it serve, Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre recently partnered with Food For Life Kwa Mashu, on its “A Pot For Poverty Project”.
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Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre cares for the sick at Mahathma Primary School
This initiative was part of the organisations commitment to giving back to its community and in keeping with the organisations values.
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Discovery Top 20 Hospital in SA, November 2015
Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre received a prestigious award in recognition for being one of the Top 20 Hospital’s in South Africa. This accolade was announced at the recent Discovery 2015 Quality Summit.
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Dr Kostulas visit to EHHC, 05 November 2015
Acute Stroke Care Expert Dr Nikolaos Kostulas from Sweden recently visited Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre. Dr Kostulas is the Head Physician for the department of Neurology, Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden.
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Ethekwini Hospital hosts a successful fundraiser for CANSA, 28 October 2015
Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre, led by the Pharmacy team hosted a successful Cuppa for Cancer for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The event took place at the hospital on Tuesday 28 October.
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Eyecare Awareness Month/Cataract Surgery
Five patients had their eyesight restored, thanks to the annual Cataract project undertaken by Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre together with Ophthalmologist and Retinal Specialist Dr Kavitha Naidu and other partners who made this initiative a reality.
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World Trauma Day, 17 October 2015
In celebration of World Trauma Day on Saturday 17 October, Ethekweni Hospital and Heart Centre partnered with the Law Enforcement Foundation comprises of National Sea Rescue Institute, Dog Unit, Fire Department, anti-hijacking unit, accident unit, and tactical helicopter division to promote World Trauma Day at Northwood Crusaders Sports Club, in Durban North.
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EHHC has come to the rescue of Glen Earle Municipal Clinic, 16 October 2015
EHHC has come to the rescue of Glen Earle Municipal Clinic, following the challenge on medical waste deal for government facilities within the eThekweni municipality.
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EHHC Block C - Construction Development, 11 September 2015
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EHHC Stroke CME, 14 May 2015
EHHC held a successful Stroke CME on 14 May 2015, sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim. Guest speaker was Prof Ahmed Iqbal Bhigjee, providing awareness and education to our local GPs.
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International Nurses Day, 12 May 2015
It was a very special day indeed for the nursing staff of EHHC as they were honoured in style by management. The nurses certainly felt appreciated and worthy. Apart from the encouraging and motivating words from management, Niresh Bechan (General Manager), Chris Mbhele (HR Manager), Indeera Ramphal (Nursing Services Manager) & Gugu Ngwenya (Deputy Services Manager), the staff were treated to an amazingly scrumptious lunch, entertainment and prize giveaways.
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EHHC’s New Building Project, 03 February 2015
03 February 2015 is an auspicious day indeed for Ethekwini Hospital & Heart Centre as they were officially presented with the site for their R110 MILLION RAND building expansion and ADDITIONAL 75 BEDS.
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EHHC’s Grand White Ambassador of Care & Awards Evening 2014, 10 December 2014
EHHC celebrated this magical white night on 10 December 2014 at the Square Boutique & Spa Hotel, Umhlanga.It was indeed a magical night for EHHC’s employee, Sherwan Peter, who was chosen as the Ambassador of CARE 2015! Sherwan won the magnificent prize of a fully paid trip for two to Dubai – the City of Lights.
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World Aids Day 2014, 01 December 2014
In tribute to World Aids Day 01 December 2014, EHHC has extended their arms out to the Ekusizaneni Children’s Home in Kwa-Mashu.
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EHHC Team Building, 14 November 2014
The management team of EHHC had an eventful & exciting day at the Paradise valley last Friday, 14/11/14, where they enjoyed a day of Team Building Exercises and down to the ground fun activities.It was a much awaited day out after a busy year at EHHC, that rejuvenated their Body, Mind and Spirit.
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Congratulations Sr Lola Pretorius - Top 3 Winner of Discovery Health Excellence in Nursing Award, 16 October 2014
Recently, Discovery Health launched the inaugural Discovery Excellence Awards for Nurses, where Sr Lola Pretorius and 2 other EHHC staff members, Sr Nicky Keble and Samantha Fraser together with more than 40 nurses across the Country were commended in the first round of quarterly awards.
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Mandela Day Initiative, 18 July 2014
EHHC celebrated Mandela Day with the children of the Amaqhawe House of the Durban Children & Youth Centre. Management & Staff of EHHC dedicated their time by uplifting the Amaqhawe House in repairs, painting & cleaning. The home was also sponsored with grocery hampers, linen and a new flower garden! The children were gifted with goodie bags and enjoyed fun & games with the staff.
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International Nurses’ Day, 12 May 2014
A nurse provides emotional and physical care to the sick and disabled, they enter our lives from the moment we are born to the very last moment of most of our lives. Nursing is a profession which requires real commitment and selfless hard work. This profession also requires a lot of love, passion and perseverance than most other jobs do. Every year, May 12th is observed as International Nurses’ Day to honor the commitment and selfless hard work of the nursing community, and Ethekwini Hospital & Heart Centre is no less as they lavishly honored their nurses with a fitting celebration on this special day…
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EHHC AOC 2013 Winner
EHHC AOC 2013 Winner Sr Jabu Ndlela of Cardiac Ward 2 won a fully paid luxurious holiday at the breath taking and tranquil island of Mauritius. Sr Jabu who was accompanied by her daughter jetted off to Mauritius on the 30/03/2014 and returned home on the 06/04/2014. This is what Sr Jabu had to say about her dream holiday.
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Endoscopic Workshop, 26-27 February 2014
Minimally Invasive Gynaecological Surgery (MIGS) / Gynaecological Laparoscopic Surgery has revolutionized the face of Gynaecological Surgery. It is now an indispensible part of the modern Gynaecological Surgeons’ armentarium and the advantages that it offers are indisputable.
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Transplant patient pledges his hearts - 13 December 2013
Alan Paisley’s heart has long belonged to Charmaine Bright, even though it is not all his own any more. Paisley, 51, received a life-saving heart transplant at the eThekwini Hospital and Heart Centre, north of Durban.
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EHHC’s Night of Exotic Scents & Spices & Ambassador of CARE awards Evening – 12 December 2013
It was a night of fantasy and excitement as EHHC celebrated their year end with the essence of Arabian flare at the Coastlands Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks, Durban.
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World AIDS Day - 01 December 2013
EHHC celebrated World Aids Day 2013 with the children of Ekusizaneni Children’s Home in Kwa Mashu, Durban. The children were treated with lovely gifts & party hampers that was sponsored by the staff & EHHC.
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EHHC upholds their commitment to CARE with FREE Cataract Surgeries
People with diabetes have a higher risk of developing eye problems such as, Cataract, blurred vision and blindness. Cataracts are extremely common, and most cataracts are a result of the ageing process. Surgical removal of cataracts is usually safe and eeffective, resulting in improvement of one’s vision..
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Eye Care Awareness Month - October 2013
Free Screening For Diabetic Patients From 07 October - 11 October 2013...
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World Heart Day, 29 September 2013
Before the 1900s, there were very few people who died from heart disease, and this is even more reason why people in general should know and be educated about heart disease.
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CARE Launch, 11-13 September 2013
In conjunction with the 5 year anniversary, EHHC launched their new values, C.A.R.E. The launch took off on the 11th, 12th and 13th September 2013. Staff members pledged their commitment by imprinting their hands on a canvass that will be displayed around the hospital. They were also treated to refreshments and a gift.
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Secretaries Day, 04 September 2013
It is always nice to know that your work is appreciated and Secretaries Day was set aside for doing that for the people in the Secretarial and Administrative industry. EHHC honored their secretaries on 04th September 2013 and treated them with gifts and well wishes as a token of appreciation to say "Thank you and we value you”
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Wellness Week, 19 - 23 August 2013
At eThekwini Hospital and Heart Centre we know our employees are an asset to the company and that health and wellness influences productivity and quality of life. For this reason, EHHC in partnership with Kaelo, Discovery Health and Sizwe Medical Fund decided to host a Wellness Week from the 19th - 23rd August 2013. The Wellness Week is aimed at supporting staff members to enhance their health and wellness.
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World Transplant Games, 28 July - 03 August 2013
EHHC was honored that the event which celebrates the strength of the human spirit also highlighted the importance of organ donation around the world. There were a number of organizations involved in the games providing medical support and EHHC was proud to be a part of that team.
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Mandela Day Celebrations 2013 at Ethekwini Hospital & Heart Centre, 18 July 2013
Management and Staff of Ethekwini Hospital & Heart Centre together with Ms Michelle Michaels celebrated Mandela Day with the children of the Sparks Estate Cheshire Homes for the severe mentally and physically challenged.
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5 Year Anniversary Celebration: 01 July 2013
01 July 2013 was a joyous day for Management and Staff of EHHC as they celebrated their 5 Year Anniversary. Since 2009, EHHC has fruitfully acclaimed much Success & Growth within the industry. General Manager, Mr. Niresh Bechan humbly thanked all staff for their hard work and commitment towards EHHC.
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Custodian of Perfection 2010
Ethekwini Hospital & Heart Centre shows its commitment to Service Excellence by rewarding their passionate staff. At a glittering function held on Friday 25th March 2011, Fikile Magadla, was awarded with the title of Custodianof Perfection 2010. Her prize was an all expenses paid five day cruise for herself and her family to the value of R15 000.
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International Nurses Day 2012
"Blessed are the Nurses for they help us heal through Love and Care"
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Custodian Of Perfection 2011 & 2012
Ethekwini Hospital & Heart Centre has again held a staff recognition awards ceremony at their Year End Masquerade Ball on 14 December 2012, the lavish extravanganza dazzled the staff who went all out on enjoying the evening.
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Pregnancy Awareness 2013
Ethekwini Hospital & Heart Centre has hosted a Pregnancy Awareness Open day.
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International Nurses Day 2013
In recognition of International Nurses Day, a grand celebration was held at EHHC
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