Welcome to worcesterhospital.org, the online clinical practice tool for staff of the health care facilities of the Cape Winelands East, Overberg and Mitchells Plain regions of the Western Cape. 

This website is a privately owned and funded project, the use of which is provided free of charge to the staff of the Western Cape Department of Health.

Membership of this website is restricted to staff (apply here) and Ukwanda students (apply here) of the Cape Winelands East and Overberg referral area's health care facilities.

To log in: Select your hospital (Worcester, MPDH, GSH or Paarl), service or department from the main menu above.  If you do not work in Worcester Hospital, Mitchells Plain Day Hospital,  Groote Schuur or Paarl Hospital, select "Disctrict Health Services" to enter the site. 

You will only be asked to log in when necessary.  This website is secure, mobile device friendly and your patient data is safe.


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✩ About Worcester Hospital ✩

Worcester Hospital, a 277 bed general specialist hospital, is the referral area for eight district hospitals and several primary health care facilities.

A recently completed major renovation project, and sound financial and supply chain management ensures that the hospital is fully staffed, has up to date medical equipment and sufficient funding for and availability of consumables.  Waiting times for operations are much shorter than the provincial average.

As part of the Hope Project, the University of Stellenbosch established the Ukwanda Rural Clinical School in Worcester and we now train final year medical and allied health students.

We also welcome South African and international medical students for electives.

Electives for overseas students are best arranged through your own medical faculty in liaison with the medical faculties of the Western Cape.  Electives for South African students can be arranged by contacting us.

The hospital is accredited for several diplomas of the College of Medicine of South Africa, as well as for University of Stellenbosch affiliated first year registrar (specialist) training in several specialties.

Due to the excellent specialist supervised training opportunities offerred by this hospital, our doctors are preferred candidates for registrar posts.  

 

✩ About the clinical tools ✩

Clinical tools available on this website are multipurpose data entry tools that were designed to:

  • guide clinicians in clinical decision making in accordance with provincial guidelines and evidence based medicine.
  • generate quality clinical notes.
  • capture data for audit and research.
  • enhance clinician communication through automated electronic notifications.
  • automatic logbook maintenance for surgeons.
  • live dashboards to graphically represent real time clinical data.

✩ Apply for a post✩

Apply for a post:

On this page you can electronically apply for a post in any specialty in Worcester Hospital.