Overview of the Department 


  • Respect and kindness amongst all staff and patients
  • Promotion of happiness amongst all who interact with us
  • A culture of research and publication
  • Leadership
  • Passion with humility, honesty and integrity
  • Contribution to upliftment of previously disadvantaged members of staff and community    



We commit ourselves to:

  • An improved quality of life and better state of health of children in our referral area;
  • Outstanding service, teaching and research together with a rational balance between the need for primary, secondary and tertiary care;
  • Ongoing development in relation to training, super specialisation and community paediatrics, both as a team and as individuals;
  • Pro-active participation in the development of health services by training, service and research.



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