Curative and health promotion services. Minor surgical procedures. Counselling and facilitating referrals to CCDU for ongoing counselling and therapy. Immediate professional attention for all medical emergencies on campus. A sick bay for persons who are too ill to wait in the waiting room, or who require observation. A daily laboratory service (blood and other specimens may be taken at the time of consultation by a nurse or a doctor). Free voluntary HIV/AIDS counselling and testing. Immunizations. An affordable range of rapid tests - pregnancy, HIV, blood sugar tests, etc. Assessments for deferment of examination, extra time for tests and examinations. Dispensing of medication prescribed by Campus Health Care Professionals. No sale of over-the counter medication.
Donald Gordon Medical Centre, public hospitals and other private facilities.Specialist services such as dermatologist, orthopaedic surgeon, psychiatrist, etc. Wits Dental School and private dental services.
Wellness is encouraged by way of promoting a healthy lifestyle, sensible eating, responsible sexuality, HIV/AIDS awareness, dental health, early stress management, exercise and participation in sports by discouraging the abuse of alcohol, tobacco and other harmful substances. Periodical checks performed include: blood pressure, pap smears, cholesterol levels, blood sugar, breast examination, weight and prostate checks.
Value Added Services:
Free family planning services, including free male and female condoms. Free consultation and medication for sexually transmitted infections. Free sexual harassment consultations and advice. Free health promotion material on a wide range of health related issues. Subsidised primary health care services for all students. Arranging for a second opinion about medical conditions and their management. Regular health promotion activities. Providing access to extensive high quality referral network systems (tailored to your needs/resources). Confidential patient records retained. Liquid nitrogen treatment for warts. VCT counselling.
Tel: +27 (0)11 717 1000
1 Jan Smuts Avenue
Johannesburg, South Africa