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Gauteng Chapter News (February 2010)

On Saturday 20th Feb 2010 the Gauteng Chapter launched their Educational program for the year. The Theme of the day was “Putting an End to Preventable Harm, Safe surgery saves Lives”.

The main sponsor for the day was Kimberley Clark and they hosted the day at their offices in Bedfordview. 130 delegates attended, some coming from as far as Polokwane. One formal paper was delivered by Mrs V. Pieterse on “putting an end to preventable harm” after which it was time for tea. Delegates were then divided into groups of 20. Six stations were set up addressing various safety issues. This included topics like diathermy, tourniquet, cleaning of instruments, receiving the patient, draping and gloving and gowning. The stations were manned by some representatives from various companies. Each station included a peri-operative practioners. The day was concluded after a lucky draw and a scrumptious lunch. SATS Gauteng wishes to once again salute the companies that supported us and made this day successful: Surgimed, B. Braun, Indigenous and Kimberly Clark.

We have many more educational opportunities planned for the rest of the year. Remember the following dates: 22nnd May 2010, 21st Aug 2010, 23rd Oct 2010. Watch the post for a program!

Join SATS Gauteng now! You can contact either:

Marilyn De Meyer 084 561 3995
Villi Pieterse 082 747 7187

Our program will also be available on the SATS website. Membership for 2010 is R200, but you will most certainly get your money's worth if you join the Gauteng Chapter! Remember it is our turn to organise the Congress in 2011 and we need every persons input to make it the best Ever!

SATS Gauteng would also like to use this opportunity to say a fond farewell to Jenny Mare. Jenny will be leaving for Libya in the next few weeks. Go well Jenny and God Bless.

In the mean time we are waiting for your call. Join us know and never look back!