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Groote Schuur Hospital


In-patient Services
General Paediatric beds: Ward G4
Adolescent Beds Ward G5

Out-patient Services
Ward G4
Adolescent Psychiatry
Ward G4
Paediatric HIV/AIDS Service
Ward G26
Crossroads Community Health Centre
Mitchell’s Plain Day Hospital



Dr Michelle Carrihill, Dr Ariane Spitaels
Adolescent Psychiatry Service (GSH Liaison Psychiatry Division)
Psychiatrists: Dr Jacqui Hoare, Dr Kerry Louw
Psychologists:Ms Louise Frenkel, Mr Matthew Leaver

HIV/AIDS Service
Medical Officers:Dr Dayle Zieff Dr Adriaan DanielsDr Gwen Norton
Clinic Manager Sr Susan Isaacs
Occupational Therapist: Ms Naeema
Physiotherapist Ms: Thania Salie
Psychologist: Ms Jenny Gray

Contact Details 
Ward G4 (Adolescents) Telephone: 404-3539;404-3412
Ward G5 (General Paediatrics _ Telephone 404-4470; 40467
Ward G26 (HIV/AIDS Service) Telephone 404 4443
Endocrine Out-patient Appointments Telephone 404-4468
HIV/AIDS Service Out-patient Appointments: 404 5328

Clinical activities

In-patient services

Ward G4: Adolescents: General, Adult sub-specialty and Endocrinology
Ward G5: General paediatrics, HIV/AIDS and Endocrinology

Out-patient Services

Endocrinology: Wednesday afternoon clinics. Referrals to Paediatric Endocrinologists bookings with Mrs Peteresen at 404 4468

Adolescent Psychiatry  
Wednesday afternoons 13:00 – 15:00 
Appointments : Ms Elma Schaffer at 404 - 2151
Paediatric HIV/AIDS Service
Family clinics every Wednesday 8:00 – 15:00
Adolescent clinics Thursdays 8:00 – 15:00
Appointments: Ms Jenine Vermeulen at 404-5328

Clinical services provided off-site/Outreach sites:

Paediatric HIV/AIDS Service
Crossroads Community Health Centre 
Mondays 08:00 – 15:00
Mitchell’s Plain Day Hospital
Fridays 08:00 – 15:00

Education and training

HIV/AIDS Mentorship and skills transfer programmes: Crossroads CHC and Mitchell’s Palin DH
Advanced counseling training course: Groote Schuur Hospital (Ms Fiona Mendelson)
Academic meeting (Paediatrics) Monday afternoons 15:30
Academic meeting (Adult Infectious Diseases) Friday afternoons: 14:00
Academic meetings (Adult Medicine) Thursday afternoons 16:00 – 18:00


Operational research (Dr Paul Roux)
Adolescent care delivery
ARV adherence
Collaborative research 
IDDMM (Dr Jeffrey  Dorfman)
Pharmacology (Dr Karen Cohen)
School of Occupational Therapy (Prof Elelwani Ramugondo)
Surgery (Prof Anwar Mall)

Clinical Services are supported by PEPFAR/USAID/ANOVA, Sidaction (www.sidaction.org).
The Rotary Club of Claremont the Kidzpositive Family Fund and The ELMA Philanthropies
Specific Income –generating and fund-raising projects:
The Positive Beadwork Project (www.kidzpositive.org)
Annual bicycle ride (www.theribbonride.co.za)