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The Lenmed Group is proud to announce that Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre & Shifa Private Hospital have both been selected among the Top 20 private hospitals in the country. Considering a count of 140 private hospitals throughout South Africa, this achievement is indeed an honour and a true reflection of the values and ethos we embrace eve
Men’s Health Month is in June. The fact that there is awareness around men’s health must mean it is an issue. Did you know? In South Africa TB affects significantly more men than women. There are over 9-million new cases a year and at least 1.5-million people die from the disease. It is now the world's leading cause of death even over AIDS. To prev
Why is blood critical for life? If need be you can have a machine breathe for you, clean out your kidneys, keep your heart pumping or even transmit audio waves into sounds your brain can hear. But you can’t have a machine make blood for you. Blood is extremely valuable. Every human has almost 5 litres of blood coursing through their bodies. It form
Hospitals Caring for Communities  The Lenmed Hospitals are deeply rooted in the historical landscape of Southern Africa. They have provided exceptional and affordable private care to the communities they serve for over three decades. The Hospital Group’s story began during South Africa’s troubled times of Apartheid, in 1984, when the first Len
Nurses: A voice to lead - Health is a Human Right  Nurses are essential in transforming health care and health systems such that no person is left behind, is without access to care or impoverished because of their need for health care. The International Council of Nurses (ICN) believes that health is a human right.  We are at the forefron
click image for more info As well as taking care of your body and getting back into the swing of things, we all have to deal with stress. Stress is relative to each of us, but certainly a guaranteed part of life in one way or another. Here are some tips to help deal with stress: Everything is harder to cope with when we are tired. If you are battli