Brackengate intermediate care facility

Work is well-underway at the Brackengate temporary hospital, and the 330 bed temporary hospital is on track to receive its first patients on 10 July (see photo below). Much like the CTICC hospital, this site will provide intermediate hospital care to patients, and has been designed with infection prevention in mind- with a state of the art ...

Presentation: BRACKENGATE INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITY - A TEMPORARY FIELD HOSPITAL IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 FIRST WAVE (view presentation) By: Rouxlene van Zyl - Chief Architect & Senior Programme Manager, Infrastructure Programme Delivery, Western Cape Government: Health
The deficit for critical care beds had come down to 550. However, agreements were now in place with private hospitals and the first three public-sector patients had been admitted to Netcare and Life health-care facilities to test the system.
Hospitals had enough high-care and ICU wards to meet the growing number of infections, she said. According to her, the provincial Department of Health has provisioned for 636 intermediate Covid-19 beds, of which 336 are at the Brackengate Hospital of Hope, 200 are at the Mitchell's Plain Hospital of Hope, 40 are at Ward 99 in Lentegeur ...
Presentation: BRACKENGATE INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITY - A TEMPORARY FIELD HOSPITAL IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 FIRST WAVE (view presentation) By: Rouxlene van Zyl - Chief Architect & Senior Programme Manager, Infrastructure Programme Delivery, Western Cape Government: Health
This electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 (round gold objects) emerging from the surface of cells cultured in a lab. Image: NIAID-RML (CC BY 2.0) At the height of the Covid-19 outbreak in the Western Cape, a project was implemented that saved lives, and has the potential to save many more.
In planning for a potential third wave, we need to ensure that we have sufficient bed capacity for those in need of intermediate care, high care or ICU. I can confirm that the Western Cape has sufficient bed capacity to respond to the resurgence in COVID-19 cases and through previous investments during this pandemic can bring online additional ...
Jun 10, 2020 · Successful candidates will be stationed at field hospitals like CTICC and Brackengate or any Department of Health facility in the province for at least three to six months, reports the Cape Argus. Health MEC Nomafrench Mbombo said the current intermediate care facilities would require more than 1000 staffers.
Reading Time: 10 minutes Earlier this week, every district within the Western Cape exceeded the number of Covid-19 infections experienced in the first wave, suggesting that the second wave of the virus will be significantly larger than the first. While there are signs of slowing in the Garden Route, the Cape Town metro, and thereafter the other districts, are …
Jun 08, 2020 · The Brackengate temporary Intermediate Care facility will bring an additional 330 beds when it opens. Construction is progressing and according to Premier Alan Winde, the facility will receive its first patients on July 7.
1428 additional intermediate care beds will be provided by temporary "field hospitals" in the Western Cape; ... 330 beds at the Brackengate temporary hospital facility
Additional intermediate-care beds were identified and provided in line with the anticipated requirements and predictions, namely: • CTICC Hospital of Hope - 862 beds • Brackengate - 338 ...
Successful candidates will be stationed at field hospitals like CTICC and Brackengate or any Department of Health facility in the province for at least three to six months, reports the Cape Argus. Health MEC Nomafrench Mbombo said the current intermediate care facilities would require more than 1000 staffers.