In Cape Town, two care homes have demonstrated how to reduce and even eliminate the presence of Covid-19. Statistics show that the coronavirus is most deadly among older people, with individuals in care homes dying in large numbers in the UK. In South Africa, a quarter of all Covid-19 deaths have been among people in the 50-60 age group and not far off the rest of the 2,500 people have been aged 60 and over.
Dear President Ramaphosa, They do say that hindsight is 20-20 vision and, as night follows day, you will be criticized for locking down excessively here and not enough there. I … Read more
Do you lie awake at night wondering how your body would cope with a Covid-19 infection? If so, you’re not alone: it’s certainly crossed my mind in recent weeks. Perhaps … Read more
Harold Wilson, the former UK prime minister, is famous for stating that, “A week is a long time in politics.” Given the pace of recent events, Boris Johnson, the current … Read more
Well done – you’ve made it through the first half of lockdown! It’s not easy for a nation of outdoors-lovers to be held to house arrest in our homes, flats, … Read more
Dear patients As you are all aware we are entering some very uncertain times over the next few weeks. We are open for the next three weeks as an essential … Read more