UCT Private Academic Hospital
UCT Private Academic Hospital

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The UCT Private Academic Hospital (UCTPAH) is an innovative collaboration between the Private Healthcare Sector (Netcare), the University of Cape Town’s Medical School and the Groote Schuur Hospital.

Executive Committee (EXCO) Executive Committee (EXCO)

Please feel free to contact any member of EXCO should you need urgent assistance.

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Specialty Centres Specialty Centres

UCTPAH proudly host a number of specialty centres, such as a Paediatric Unit, a Thyroid Clinic, a Digestive Diseases Centre, a Haematology Unit, an Orthopaedic Surgical practice, a Pulmonology unit and more.

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Medical Aid Patients Medical Aid Patients

Different medical aid and medical insurance schemes have different payment restrictions and benefit limits in terms of procedures covered.

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Visiting Hours Visiting Hours

If you wish to visit your friend, family member or loved one during their stay at UCTPAH, please make sure to visit during these hours: 15h00 - 16h00 and 19h00 - 20h00.

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Welcome To UCTPAH

On behalf of UCTPAH hospital team, we would like to take the opportunity of welcoming you to our hospital. We trust that your stay will be as pleasant and comfortable as possible and that our hospital will exceed your expectations in all aspects.

We recognise the traumatic effect that hospitalisation may have on a patient and their family. Our dedicated and highly trained staff are committed to making you feel at home in a safe environment where you can recover with dignity.

Should you or your family have any questions you feel I could assist with, please feel free to contact my office through the Nurse on Duty, the Unit Manager or the Marketing Officer.

We look forward to being of service to you.

Dirk Truter

Acting Hospital General Manager

Health Articles
Clinical Immunology & Autoimmunity 08.06.14

Patients with recurrent infections are often referred for further investigation of their immune function, to establish if there is an underlying immune deficiency. There are 3 major clinical scenarios in this setting:

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Dr Gary Sudwarts
Q&A with Dr Gary Sudwarts 06.01.14

WHAT ARE UTERINE FIBROIDS? "They’re benign (non-cancerous) growths in the muscular wall of the uterus and a major cause of heavy bleeding, period pain and infertility. If you’re over 35, there’s a 20–40% chance you have them. Many women are advised to have a hysterectomy to control their symptoms."

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Histerektomie kan so vermy word 03.01.14

’n Histerektomie was lank die enigste permanente oplossing vir fibroïede in jou baarmoeder. Jy het nou ’n ander keuse – minder indringend met dieselfde voordele

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The Angus Warriors
Teenage cancer survivors spread festive season cheer 12.20.13

Friday, 20 December 2013 When 17-year-old Angus Kerr of Cape Town underwent treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, a form of blood cancer, earlier this year he found it a tough and very lonely journey. At one point he even told his mother, Teresa Kerr, that he did not think he could carry on.

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