Teaching sites - Stellenbosch Hospital
Stellenbosch sub-district forms part of the Cape Winelands district (CWD), Western Cape Province. Stellenbosch district hospital (85 beds) refers to Paarl Regional hospital. The sub district also includes Cloetesville CDC and 9 PHC Clinics, as well as access to community based services, inclusive of an active and supportive Intermediate Care Facility and team of community care workers. This sub district forms part of the CWD training complex. Stellenbosch University undergraduate medical students in their clinical years rotate at the hospitals and clinics in the sub-district.
There are two Family Physician registrar posts in the sub district who will be appointed for the whole sub district and will deliver clinical services (including after-hours emergency cover) at the district hospital, as well as at some of the PHC clinics (on a "adopt-a-clinic" basis for four years).
The registrar forms part of a dynamic clinical team - consisting at present of 9 MOs, 2 Family Medicine registrars and 2 Community Service MOs who serve at the hospital and PHC facilities; and 1 Family Physician for the sub-district, as well as sessional doctors & GPs. The scope of clinical services represent the full mix at district hospital level: from outpatients, ward rounds and casualty cover, to emergency care, anesthesia, district hospital surgical procedures. Regular clinical support and training is provided from the specialist departments at Paarl regional hospital. Opportunities for in-service training and continuous professional development are ample.
Stellenbosch sub district is a well-known sub district within the Western Cape Province and includes neighbouring towns of Franschoek, Klapmuts and Pniel. Stellenbosch is situated along the Eerste River and is the second oldest settlement in the province. It is home to Stellenbosch University as well as Technopark, a modern science park situated on the south side of the town. Stellenbosch is a popular tourist destination with beautiful architecture, famous wineries and many of the best restaurants.
For more details contact Dr Beverley Williams (Family Physician) at Beverley.Williams@westerncape.gov.za or 021 8086100.
To get to us from Cape Town take the N1 North then take R304 turn off, pass Kayamandi, continue until Merriman St and turn left there. We are 4 blocks down on the left hand side.