News from September

Thanks to your kind generosity and support- we reached our goal! Thanks to your kind generosity and support we were able to purchase the much -needed bed trolleys and children’s cots for False Bay Hospital. These additional beds have eased congestion in the Emergency Casualty and is making admissions to the wards much easier and […]


Young patients prioritised for dental care this Mandela Day False Bay Hospital honoured young patients this Mandela Day, by increasing their list for dental extractions to accommodate an additional twenty young children between the ages of three to six years.  Ordinarily up to eight patients are treated every second week at the hospital, explained Sister […]

National Health Context

National health picture

The national health budget increased from R192 billion in 2017, to R205 billion in 2018, constituting 12% of the total national budget. More than R90 billion was allocated to district health services and R73 billion was allocated to central and provincial hospital services.  According to Statistics South Africa’s (Stats SA) General Household Survey 2016, only 17 in […]