June 30, 2022

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North West MEC for Health, Madoda Sambatha conveyed words of appreciation to the medical team at Tshepong hospital following the first neurosurgery which was conducted   on a patient this week at the newly revitalised cardiac theatre at Klerksdorp in the Dr Kenneth Kaunda District. “It is quite encouraging to see the commitment to the mandate of delivering quality health care services to the people of the North West Province bearing fruit in this manner. The newly revitalized cardiac theatre will operate momentarily as a shared cardiac/neurosurgery theatre here in Tshepong hospital” said MEC Madoda Sambatha.

 The re-opening of the theatre will serve to relief the Department of the pressure of sending patients to neighbouring provinces for cardiac and neurosurgery operations and other related medical procedures. “This theatre revitalization is part of One hundred and fifteen million rand, six hundred and thirty one thousand, five hundred and fifty four and seventy cents (R115 631 554.70) project undertaken since 2020 envisaged to be concluded  later this year by the Department at Tshepong hospital, ”The project included amongst others the refurbishment of all theatres, the creation of two (2) Lamina flows, an X-ray unit  for Orthopaedic OPD and the Intensive Care Unit at ward 8 as well as the conversion and refurbishment of ward 1 and 2 into Orthopaedic wards, added MEC Sambatha.

The Department has committed Six hundred and fifty four million rands, four hundred and ninety one thousand R654 491 000.00 this financial year to the maintenance of  health facilities with the aim to improve access to quality services.

Media enquiries may be directed to:

Tebogo Lekgethwane

Departmental Spokesperson


Issued by North West Department of Health



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