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Campus Health Service

About Us

The Nelson Mandela University Campus Health Service
Primary Health Care team consist of highly skilled staff that include:
 
3 Medical Secretaries
3 Health Counsellors
10 Professional Nurses and
3 Sessional Doctors
 
The team is dedicated to provide holistic primary health care to all
Nelson Mandela University students and official student visitors.
 
The Primary Health Care staff provide the following services:

Trauma / Emergency Medical Care

Trauma or a traumatic injury is a term that refers to physical injuries of sudden onset and severity that require immediate medical attention. 
Emergency Medical Conditions refers to a medical condition manifesting itself by sudden or acute symptoms of such severity (including severe pain) that a person need immediate medical attention by: 
 
  • Placing the health of the individual in serious jeopardy;
  • Causing serious impairment of bodily functions; or 
  • Causing serious dysfunction of any bodily organ or part.

Sexual & Reproductive Health Services 

Sexually transmitted infection

  • Care include examination, diagnosing, treatment and referral as needed.
  • Prevention through health education, condom education and distribution, and partner treatment
  • Pap smear (with recurrent STI’s and suspicious looking cervix)

Acute Illness

Acute care is a branch of health care where a patient receives active but short-term treatment for a severe injury or episode of illness, an urgent medical condition, or during recovery from surgery.

Acute illness care include examination, diagnosing, treatment and referral as needed.