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Groote Schuur

(khro͝o`tə skür) [Afrik.,=large barn], estate, Cape Town, Western Cape, SW South Africa. The main building of the estate, which is a good example of Dutch colonial architecture, was erected on the site of a large barn dating from 1657. It once was the home of Cecil RhodesRhodes, Cecil John
, 1853–1902, British imperialist and business magnate. Business Career

The son of a Hertfordshire clergyman, he first went to South Africa in 1870, joining his oldest brother, Herbert, on a cotton plantation in Natal.
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 and later was an official residence of South Africa's prime ministers and presidents; it is now a museum. The Univ. of Cape Town is those grounds of the estate that were bequeathed by Rhodes for a national university; in 1967, Dr. Christiaan Barnard performed the world's first human heart transplant operation there.
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Groote Schuur Hospital (GSH), a large tertiary teaching hospital in Cape Town, introduced palliative care in 2011, when Dr T Crede, head of the medical Emergency Unit at the hospital, identified the need to improve end-of-life care for patients presenting with acute or chronic conditions, who were not expected to survive beyond 24 hours and were often not prioritised for admission, given the pressure with regard to acute and elective beds.
Fifty years ago, on 3 December 1967, the world's first human-to-human heart transplant was performed by Dr Christiaan Barnard at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town.
In SA, the consent rate for deceased organ donation at Groote Schuur Hospital for 2017 was 18% at the time of publication of this editorial, in other words 82% of families opt not to support organ donation.
2] Registrar, Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
One other statue now stands at the bottom of the steps at the Rhodes Memorial on Devil's Peak above Groote Schuur near Cape Town, South Africa.
Today, the Western Cape Minister of Health, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, celebrated the opening of a brand new Linac bunker and acquisition of a CT simulator at Groote Schuur Hospital.
DNA tests have confirmed that the older girl is the daughter of Celeste and Morne Nurse, who was snatched from Groote Schuur hospital as a three-day-old baby named Zephany in April 1997, local media reported.
Michelle Carrihill is a local paediatric endocrinologist who has attended the multidisciplinary paediatric neuroendocrine clinic at Groote Schuur Hospital for many years.
The first ever successful heart transplant operation was performed in South Africa in 1967 by Prof Christian Neethling Barnard and a team of 30 physicians at the Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town.
For example, at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town there were just six neurologists.
Cywes attended medical school at the University of Cape Town in Cape Town, South Africa, and completed his internship at Groote Schuur Hospital in South Africa where he focused on plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Therefore, prior to the introduction of the UAM into the UK National Health Service 18 months ago, and more recently to Groote Schuur Hospital, South Africa, we ensured the machine design would overcome that resistance with careful attention to its appearance, choice of component materials, function (using existing breathing systems and scavenging, without modification), as well as regulatory compliance.