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Who is responsible for obtaining authorisation?

A question that arises from time to time, is “Who is responsible for obtaining authorisation for my treatment?” Many doctors’ practises provide this service on behalf of their patients. However, the HPCSA is very clear on its stance regarding this: “2.5.2 Pre-authorisation is the patient’s responsibility The majority of medical schemes require their members to obtain […]

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Revolutionary new method of Tonsillectomy

We are pleased to announce that we now have access to Thermal Tissue Welding (TTW) technology to perform tonsillectomies. Research has shown that using TTW drastically reduces patient discomfort post tonsillectomy, with reduced pain, less bleeding, and quicker return to normal function.

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Rosebank Hospital Paediatric Services

We are pleased to announce that we are now able to offer a full paediatric service to our patients at Netcare Rosebank Hospital. Whilst consultations will be done at Rosebank, any surgery will be done at Netcare Parklane hospital. This is in the best interest of your child, since Parklane has some of the most […]

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Cleaning Ears with Cotton Buds

Mothers seem to have an inexplicable obsession with cleaning their children’s ears. Toiletry companies do nothing to change this behaviour by advertising “ear buds”. The truth is, ear buds are not meant to clean ears at all! Whatever other use they may serve, cleaning ears is not one of them. The ear canal is lined […]

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