Netcare hospitals rated among the top in Ekurhuleni

Netcare N17 and Netcare Sunward Park hospitals win prestigious awards

Monday, January 21 2013

Netcare N17 Hospital in Springs and Netcare Sunward Park Hospital in Boksburg received Gold Arrow and Silver Arrow awards respectively in the Ekurhuleni Healthcare Providers category at a ceremony held in Boksburg recently.

Dr Billyy van der Merwe, Netcare Regional Director: Gauteng North East, says the awards confirm the significant role that the two hospitals play in the delivery of healthcare in the region. Netcare N17 Hospital received a rating of 4.05 out of 5 and Netcare Sunward Park Hospital was rated 4.00 out of 5.

“These awards are well deserved and highlight the tremendous effort of the hospital management, staff and healthcare professionals towards providing outstanding service to patients and the community over the years,” adds Dr van der Merwe.

The award was based on a survey conducted late last year among CEOs, MDs, business owners, company directors, managers and senior government officials based in Ekurhuleni. states that the purpose of the awards is to celebrate excellence, acknowledge industry leaders and set benchmarks to which others can aspire. Companies and institutions were rated against the following criteria:

  • Companies/institutions that have done the most to enhance economic growth and development in the region
  • Levels of management expertise
  • Implementation of corporate governance
  • Brand awareness
  • Levels of innovation

Netcare N17 Hospital General Manager, Derek Hird, says the accolade would not have been possible without the wonderful commitment of the staff and healthcare professionals at the hospital. “This award is an acknowledgement of their dedication to their patients and their community,” he observes. “It is a great privilege for me to serve alongside a team who truly live the Netcare values of Care, Dignity, Participation, Truth and Passion.”




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