The University of Cape Town (UCT) Faculty of Health Sciences hosted a short ‘Ebola seminar’ on the 28 October 2014 to assist the Faculty in beginning to develop an appropriate response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa and to raise awareness of the epidemic among University of Cape Town staff. Jean Brown was able to attend the seminar and provides a summary of events.
Simon recently joined the Child Nurse Practice Development Initiative in hosting a SAPA and SAAPS Pre-Congress workshop at the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital on “Leadership: creating work that matters in a 24/7/365 economy”. Here he shared some of the principles that guide his strengths-based approach to workforce management.
We caught up with Tracy Ann Castle to find out about her recent trip to Blantyre, Malawi. Tracy’s trip makes her the first ever South African student from the Child Nurse Practice Development Initiative postgraduate children’s nursing programmes to do a clinical placement in an African Paediatric Fellowship Partnership (APFP) country.