Patients

What your doctor is thinking when they say, ‘I’m afraid I have some bad news’

Doctors have turned to scientific studies for guidance on talking with patients, but the results have largely left them guessing.

The bad news about delivering bad news

Doctors have turned to scientific studies for guidance on talking with patients, but the results have largely left them guessing.

Mediclinic profit increases as more South Africans turn to private health

Mediclinic International has seen an increase in full-year profit as more patients have visited its hospitals and spent more money per visit.

Dr Harry Surtie Hospital: Double-edged sword of technology

If the new Dr Harry Surtie Hospital has all the latest tech, why are patients complaining?

NHS data used to score patient experience is unreliable

Better service outcomes could be attained in the UK's National Health Service by focusing on the individual needs of patients.

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.