|Consultants:||Dr Alvin Ndondo||Alvin.Ndondo@uct.ac.za|
|Dr Gill Riordan (5/8)||Gill.Riordan@uct.ac.za|
|Senior Registrars:||Dr Chantel Richardsonfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Dr Kate Oyiekeemail@example.com|
|Dr Mohammed Oshifirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Sessional Staff:||Dr Wendy Mathiassen (1 session)|
|Dr Marie Wessels (1 session)|
|Dr Sally Ackermann (1 session)|
|Nursing Support:||Sr Sonday|
|Nurse Bahia Fortuin|
Clinics S27, 1st Floor, MOPD
Neurophysiology S25, 1st floor, OPD
Wards E2, 5th Floor, RXH
Patients Referral Guidelines:
Ideally from paediatricians - faxed referral accepted, telephone consultations for doctors can be arranged via the neurology clerk (021) 658-5434.
|Contact Numbers||CLINIC BOOKINGS||021-658-5434|
Paediatric Neurology Department
Outreach service operates with regional specialist visits for both training and case assessment.
The service assists with establishing government guidelines aimed towards optimal care in a resource poor setting.
Southern African Training Centre
Staff members contribute to weekly bedside teaching of 5th year medical students and seminars every 8 weeks to the whole group of students assigned to Paediatrics. Ward rounds are used to educate 5th and 6th year students.
The unit conducts regular seminars for paediatric registrars and contributes to the Wednesday morning academic meeting of the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health. Ward rounds are used to educate senior house officers and paediatric registrars.
The Neurology unit at RCWMCH is registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as a training unit for paediatric Neurology sub-specialists. Trainees register with the University of Cape Town for this two-year course. Trainees must complete the exit examination set by the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa, a requirement for registering as a Neurologist sub-specialist in South Africa. Prof Jo Wilmshurst is the convenor of the training programme at Red Cross Children’s Hospital. For a more comprehensive description of the training programme please visit the African Paediatric Fellowship Programme Curriculum page.
|Monday||08:30||General Neuro/ Neurometabolic Clinic||S27|
|12:00||E2 Ward Round|
|08:30||General Neurology Clinics||S27|
|12:00||E2 Ward Meeting|
|13:00||Journal Club/Research meetings||S25|
|14:00||General Neurology Clinic|
|Wednesday||08:00||Department Clinical Meeting||D3|
|09:00||Neurology Grand Round||E2|
|14.00||EEG telem reporting||S25|
|15:30||Epilepsy Handover/Epilepsy surgery meeting||S25|
|Thursday||08:30||Behavior Clinic/Gen Neuro/
|11:00||E2 Ward Round||E2|
|13:00||Neurology Research Meeting||S25|
Neuro, NeuroSurg, Neurodev Clinic
|08:30||General Neurology Clinic|
|13:00||Pathology Meeting 1:4||3rd Floor, ICH|