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 and Ukwanda students of the Cape Winelands East and Overberg referral area's health care facilities.
To log in: Select your hospital (Worcester, MPDH), service or department
from the main menu above. If you do not work in Worcester
Hospital or Mitchells Plain Day 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.
✩ 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
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 ✩
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
- automatic logbook maintenance for surgeons.
- live dashboards to graphically represent real time clinical data.