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Meet the SATS Executive Board

President Of SATS National Executive Board And SATS Free State: Esmarie Cronjé

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Qualifications:
RN in general nursing, midwifery, psychiatric and community fields. Holds a diploma in Operating Room Nursing
Current Job Description:
  • Lecturer in post-basic Operating Room Nursing at the University of the Free State
  • Marketing co-ordinator for Life Rosepark Hospital liaising with GPs and specialists
  • Chairperson: SATS Free State and Northern Cape and National Executive Board member - 1991 to 2005
  • President: SATS National Executive Board (NEB) since 2005
  • President: SATS Free State and Northern Cape Chapter
  • Assisted with the development of the Management Policies for the NEB
  • Conveyor and organiser of SATS Free State study days and workshops

Vice President Of SATS National Executive Board And Kwazulu Natal Chapter: Rita Williams

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Qualifications:
RN, RM, OTNS, BA Curr (NA, NE, CHN)
Current Job Description:
  • Post basic nurse educator for Diploma in Medical and Surgical Nursing Science - Operating Theatre Nursing
  • National co-ordinator for OTNS and Nursing Dynamics for Life Healthcare
  • Vice-president of SATS NEB since 2005
  • President of SATS KwaZulu-Natal since 1998
  • Developed various SATS Guidelines including Anaesthetics and Recovery Room Nursing Procedures; Basic Peri-Operative Nursing Procedures; Ear, Nose and Throat Nursing Procedures; and Orthopaedic Nursing Procedures
  • Assisted with the development of the Management Policies of the SATS NEB
  • Conveyor and organiser of SATS KwaZulu-Natal study days and workshops
  • Was the SATS representative at the Australian Operating Room Nurses Conference in Brisbane in May 2008

President Of SATS Western Cape: Ina Prevedello

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Qualifications:
General nursing, midwifery, operating theatre techniques
Current Job Description:
  • Deputy nursing manager: theatre at Louis Leipoldt Medi-Clinic responsible for 65 staff and seven theatres. The theatre complex handles between 1 000 and 1 200 cases per month in the following disciplines: neurosurgery, ENT, maxillo-facial, plastics, orthopaedics and general surgery
  • President: SATS Western Cape Chapter. Joined SATS Western Cape in 1977
  • Became chair lady of SATS Western Cape 1998 and joined NEB in 1998
  • Conveyor of SATS Congress 2003
  • Conveyor and organiser of SATS Western Cape study days and workshops

President Of Northern Province/Pretoria Chapter: Frieda Du Toit

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Qualifications:
Diploma in general nursing, operating room techniques and a degree in administrator and education
Current Job Description:
  • Unit Manager Medforum Theatre
  • SATS member since 1985
  • President of SATS Northern Province/Pretoria Chapter since 2007

President Of Eastern Cape Chapter: Diphuo Luphindo

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Qualifications:
Diploma's in general nursing, midwifery, operating theatre nursing science, community nursing services and front line management. BA degree in nursing management and education
Current Job Description:
  • Nursing services manager at the Hewu Hospital in Wittlesea, East London

President Of Gauteng Chapter: Marilyn de Meyer

Telephone: 011 741 5296
Email: Marilyn.demeyer@lifehealthcare.co.za
Marilyn de Meyer
Qualifications:
Diploma in General Nursing, midwifering, community nursing and Nursing Administration.
Current Job Description:
  • Theatre Manager for Life The Glynnwood Hospital since 2006.
  • The Theatre Complex handles between 900 and a 1200 cases per month.
  • Responsible for 75 theatre staff and the Cath Lab staff.
  • Running all the disciplines.
  • Member from SATS from 2007.
  • Became the President for SATS Gauteng from 2009.
  • Conveyor of the SATS Congress 2010
  • Conveyor and organiser of SATS Gauteng study days and workshops.
  • Been part of the working group of the Society for Cath Lab RN’s