CJM Newsletter August - September 2008 by gyvwpsjkko

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									                                            Volume 1, issue 5    August-September




                                              Department of Health


                                              CHARLIE J. NEWS
WELLNESS AND LONG SERVICE AWARD EVENT HELD AT CJM HOSPITAL




  SITTING IS PROGRAMME DIRECTOR, MRS. N. L. DAMANE              ACTING CJM HOSPITAL MANAGER, MRS. M. Z. KHANYILE




WELLNESS EVENT STARTED BY THE WALK           MISS L. M. NTULI RECEIVING AWARD   STAFF ATTENDING THE WELLNESS EVENT




                             T
Inside this issue:                 he Wellness and Long who in many cases are for-         need to be happy, safe
Wellness Event          1
Medical Manager’s       2
                                   Service Awards Event gotten to be praised for           and health. The Wellness
                             was held at CJM Great Hall. their tireless effort in serv-    Event and Long Service
Doctors & Staff Resi-   2
dents                                                       ing our Patient Community.     Award Event started by
                             Commended is the Acting
                                                                                           the walk where the Staff
Quality at CJM          3    Hospital Manager, Mrs. M.      This event was just a token
TB Road Show            4                                                                  walked from the hospital
                             Z. Khanyile and the Manage- of appreciation to the staff
ACTING HOD Visits       5
                                                                                           around Nqutu Taxi Rank
                             ment for understanding         to say thank you for going
Diabetes Event          6                                                                  to the Great Hall. The
                             when requested to host this an extra mile in serving the
Recently Employed       7                                                                  Staff was singing and
                             exciting event although the    community. Indeed your
‘’ ‘’ ‘’ ‘’ ‘’ ‘’       8
                                                                                           dancing as they walked.
                             hospital is running under      work is greatly appreciated.
Recently Employed       9                                                                  Awards Presentation, Mo-
CJM News Team           10   budget constrains.             Without you the manage-
                                                                                           tivational Speaker, Enter-
                                                            ment can not cope. The
Zazise                  11   The purpose of the event                                      tainment etc. made this
Women’s Day             12                                  theme of the day was: for a
                             was to show great apprecia-                                   day a success.
                                                            worker to be productive
                             tion specifically to the Staff
           CHARLIE J. NEWS




The Medical Manager’s Recruitment Strategic Plan is indeed effective


                              S
                               hortage of Medical      Some of the strategies      tend to those clients
                               Practitioners is        the Medical Manager         himself.
                               prevalent in South      introduced is the
                                                                                   The Medical Manager
                       African Public Institutions     mechanism to attend to
                                                                                   also issued notices
                       but at CJM Hospital this        the issue of clients that
                                                                                   advising patient com-
                       will be something of the        come with forms to be
                                                                                   munity that doctors
Medical Manager, Dr M. past. The recently em-          filled for application of
D. Manana                                                                          are visiting their local
                       ployed Medical Manager,         grants. To attend to that

D
                                                                                   clinics and that pa-
       r M. D. Manana Dr M. D. Manana came             the Medical Manager
                                                                                   tients should utilize
       is recently em- with a turn around strat-       role out a notice that
                                                                                   that service. These
ployed as a Medical egy of recruiting a num-           clients who need such
Manager of CJM Hos- ber of medical practitio-                                      strategies has yielded
                                                       service should come on
pital. He originates                                                               positive result in re-
                       ners within a very short        Tuesday and Thursday
from Mpumalanga                                                                    ducing OPD patient
Province.              period of time.                 for that service. He also
                                                                                   Waiting time.
                                                       took an initiative to at-



CJM Hospital Doctor’s and Staff Residents




         DOCTOR’S RESIDENTS                 TENNIS COURT                        STAFF PARKHOMES




T      he well being of staff is the Above is the tennis Court where
       order of the day at CJM Hos- our staff play tennis as we know
pital. Our Staff are well cared for. that a healthy body is a healthy
                                                                            Above is some of the Park
                                                                           homes for Staff. At a glance
                                                                           you will be taken by the
                                     mind.                                 grounds that are always awe-
There are exquisite Doctors resi-
                                                                           some.
dence facilities with full house     After work you will find CJM Staff
equipment. The ground are always playing tennis, soccer ball, volley       Compliments to the Out-
taken care of. The security is       ball, net ball etc. that is why CJM   sourced Company that is do-
strictly preserved.                  Hospital is the Champions in          ing a splendid job.
                                     Sports.

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Striving for Quality at CJM Hospital

 A     lthough CJM Hospital is
       situated in the far Northern
 Kwa-Zulu/Natal but we strive to
                                      vices are in line with Good
                                      Governance that is, the Batho
                                      Pele Principle and the Patient
                                                                       patients the optimal service that
                                                                       we can afford. The following is just
                                                                       a glimpse of the improvement that
 render the best possible service     Right Charter. CJM Hospital      we have attained at CJM Hospital.
 to our community. All our ser-       always strive to offer our       Enjoy!!!




      NEW MATERNITY, CSSD AND THEATRE BUILDING                            STAFF REST ROOM




            ALL WARDS ARE PROVIDED WITH CURTAINS, NEW SIDE LOCKERS AND SOME WITH NEW LINEN




     STAFF WORK STATION                    NEW MINOR THEATRE              PATIENTS CARLIFLE FOR HOT TEA




            CJM GROUNDS ARE IMMACULATELY DONE                     IN PATIENTS SERVED WITH DIGNITY


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            CHARLIE J. NEWS



TB ROAD SHOW CAMPAIGN AT CJM HOSPITAL HOSPITAL




           STAFF TRAILER USED AS A PODIUM                 LOCAL ARTIST ENTERTAINING THE COMMUNITY




               CJM HOSPITAL TB TEAM                    LOCAL COMMUNITY ATTENDING TB ROAD SHOW EVENT




           CJM EYE SRCEENING SHELTER                        EMRS OFFERING EMMEGENCY TREATMENT




     CJM OFFERING TREATMENT TO THE COMMUNITY                ANOTHER CJM SHETER OFFERING TREAMENT



T      his stupendous Event was
       held at Kwa-Vulamehlo area
       in Nqutu.
                                      The TB International theme for
                                     the year 2008/2009 is: I am
                                     stopping TB. Our National
                                                                         area and ended up at Kwa-
                                                                         Vulamehlo area where a
                                                                         stage trailer was allocated with
                                     World TB Theme is: Stop TB          TB Aso, Dots supporters, nursing
The TB Road Show Campaign            Now … because you can.
                                                                         staff etc. loud hailing TB mes-
was an initiative by the KZN De-     The focus was on encouraging
                                                                         sages. On site TB testing, spu-
partment of Health Head Office in good adherence to treatment
collaboration with Umzinyathi        intake and a healthy lifestyle to   tum collected, TB suspects iden-
Health District.                     those infected and affected with    tified and other various services.
                                     TB.
CJM Hospital and Dundee Hospi-                                           Tizozo, Bobo and various Mzansi
tal were the institutions identified The campaign initially com-         artist were entertaining the com-
for this campaign in the Northern menced by a door to door edu-          munity that came in numbers to
Region of Kwa-Zulu/Natal.            cation campaign at Kwa– Luvisi
                                                                         attend this Event.
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ACTING HOD DR Y MBELE IN COLLABORATION WITH KHANYA AFRICA
VISITS NQUTU NKANDE AREA




ACTING HOD CREW VISITING SICK PEOPLE      ARRIVING IN ONE OF THE HOMES         DR Y. MBELE OFFERING GIFTS




     DR Y. MBELE OFFERING GIFTS           OFFERING OF WHEEL CHAIRS           WHEEL CHAIR & FOOD OFFERED




ACTING HOD CREW LEAVING THE HOME         ACTING HOD ANOTHER SICK PERSON     ACTING HOD OBSERVING THE PATIENT




     HOD CREW LEAVING THE HOME          THE DOCTOR ASKING PATIENT HISTORY      SICK PERSON LYING HELPLESSLY




HUNDREDS OF LOCAL COMMUNITY ATTENDING THE KHANYA AFRICA IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE DEPT OF HEALTH EVENT



T    he Acting HOD Dr Y Mbele
     in collaboration with the
Khanya Africa visited Nqutu,
                                       homes. The visit was conducted
                                       by The Acting HOD Dr Y Mbele
                                       and Khanya Africa. The intention
                                                                            medical treatment. The Acting
                                                                            HOD Dr Y Mbele witnessed the
                                                                            terrible condition and poverty in
Nkande area at Dlangamandla            of the visit was to offer health     which sick people live in. The
High School.                           care service and hope to sick        community were offered Wheel
                                       people in their homes. The doc-      Chairs Linen, T-shirts, Caps,
The event started by visiting
                                       tors from Khanya Africa offered      Walking Stick and food.
sick people in their respective
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           CHARLIE J. NEWS



DIABETES SCREENING EVENT AT NONDWENI




     COMMUNITY LISTENING TO HEALTH EDUCATION            STA-HEALTH PROMOTION GIVING HEALTH EDUCATION




 CHF TAKING HISTORY OF THE PATIENT    V. L. KHANYILE CHECKING DIABETES       P. N. JELE EYE SCREENING PATIENT




 N. SIBISI CHECKING THE VITAL SIGNS   P. MTSHALI TAKING PATIENT HISTORY      N. SIBIYA CHECKING VITAL SIGNS




 CJM MOBILE– ATTENDING THE PATIENT    STA-CDC ATTENDING TO THE PATIENT        LAY COUNSELLOR PREPARING


P    eople around Nondweni area visor, and Environmental Health
     came in numbers to attend
Diabetes Screening Event.
                                  Practitioners. Resources re-
                                  quired for mobilizing the commu-
                                                                         Health Education etc. The re-
                                                                         sources required for rendering the
                                                                         above mentioned services were
                                  nity were inhalers, stationery,        HGT Machines, Specimen Bottle,
All programmes participated in    transport and mobile cars.             Stationary, BP Machine, Weighing
this event. The District and CJM                                         Scale, Uris ties etc.
health professionals were attend- For organizing the Staff, the re-
ing to the patients and giving    sponsibility was given to the PHC      The Diabetes Screening event
health education.                 Supervisor and the PHC Train-          was indeed a great success. This
                                  ers. The staff required at the         was evidenced by the large num-
For mobilizing the community the event were Professional Nurses          ber of people attending the event.
following health professionals    and Enrolled Nurses etc.               The community benefited and re-
were responsible; The PHC Su-                                            quested if such an event can be
pervisor, PHC Trainer, School     Services rendered in this event        organized again.
Health, CHF, CHW, Nutrition Ad- were TB, VCT, Eye Screening,
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RECENTLY EMPLOYED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS AT CJM HOSPITAL



C
         JM Hospital is proud to     ing joined CJM Hospital they          times have drastically decreased.
         present the following re-   have made their mark. Their
                                                                      As CJM Hospital is embarking with
         cently employed health      contribution to the institution
                                                                      its strategy of recruiting more doc-
care professionals. They com-        and the community is awe-
                                                                      tors to the institution which is in-
prise of Doctors, Community          some.
                                                                      deed working very well, we believe
Service Doctor, Community Ser-
                                     Their impact especially the doc- that our vision and mission of ren-
vice Radiographer, Supply Offi-
                                     tors have been depicted in the dering optimal health care service
cer and Nurses. All of them are
                                     reduced number of patient        to Nqutu sub-district would be ful-
based at CJM Hospital where
                                     complaints. The long waiting     filled.
they render fabulous work. Hav-




                          CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER, DR T. W. I. KHUMALO

D      r T. W. I. Khumalo is re-
       cently employed Chief
Medical Practitioner at CJM
                                     is placed at the Maternity Ward
                                     where he is practicing his expect
                                     knowledge and skills. He is a dili-
                                                                            He is indeed handsome and sin-
                                                                            gle. He is down to earth and eas-
                                                                            ily approachable. He is committed
Hospital. He is from Greys Hos-      gent and dedicated young man           to his work and this is proven by
pital where he was previously        who has a strong passion for his       the reduced number of patient
employed. At CJM Hospital he         work.                                  complaints from his section.




                     PRINCIPAL MEDICAL OFFICER DR M. F. DEGACHI
CJM Hospital is proud to pre-  Practitioner, Dr Degachi is coming medicine. CJM Hospital allocated
sent the above Principal Medi- all the way from Tunisia where he him at the Paediatric Ward where
cal Practitioner, Dr M. F. De- had worked and acquired skills     he is doing excellent work. CJM
gachi. The Principal Medical   and experience in the field of     Hospital is pleased to have him.

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                          SENIOR MEDICAL OFFICER, DR M. E. SHONGWE

I  t is a great pleasure for me to
   introduce the Senior Medical
Practitioner, Dr M. E. Shongwe.
                                      ince.he was working a
                                      Philadephia hospital where he
                                      has practiced and gained more
                                                                           cated at the Female Medical and
                                                                           Surgical Ward at CJM Hospital
                                                                           where he is doing a fantastic
This young energetic and viva-        experience in the field of medi-     work. CJM Hospital community
cious medical practitioner is all     cine. The Senior Medical Practi-     says you are welcome at CJM
the way from Limpompo Prov-           tioner, Dr M. E. Shongwe is allo-    and hope that you will enjoy.




                         COMMUNITY SERVICE DOCTOR, DR S. K. MAHLAMBI
Allow me to present the Commu-        period he gained extensive ex-       CJM Hospital allocated Dr S K
nity Service Practitioner, Dr S. K.   perience in the field of medicine.   Mahlambi at the Paediatric Ward
Mahlambi. Dr S. K. Mahlambi did                                            where he is doing a fabulous
                                      Dr Mahlambi originated from
two (2) years medical internship                                           work. CJM Hospital is very proud
                                      Kwa-Nongoma Area. He is from
at R K Khan hospital. During that                                          of him.
                                      the big Mahlambi clan.




                   COMMUNITY SERVICE PHARMACIST, TSEPITSO NDLOVU
I am delighted to introduce the       ship. She did her internship at      indeed beautiful. She is commit-
Community Service Pharmacist,         Prince Mshiyeni Hospital before      ted in serving the community of
Miss Tsepitso Ndlovu. She is          coming to CJM Hospital. She is       Nqutu Sub-district. Thank you for
from Durban at Umlazi Town-           young energetic, vivacious and       joining CJM Hospital Community.
                              SUPPLY OFFICER, MR. E. V. MABASO


I  t is a great pleasure to pre-
   sent the Supply Officer, Mr.
E. V. Mabaso. Mr. E. V. Ma-
                                   Mabaso has broad knowledge of
                                   the public health sector. He is a
                                   dynamic and dedicated person. At
                                                                         set. CJM Hospital is proud to work
                                                                         with a person of his caliber. Since
                                                                         his arrival he has made his mark.
baso came as a transfer from       the Stores department where he is     CJM Hospital is pleased to work
Ekhombe Hospital. Mr. E.V.         currently working he is a great as-   with you.




                    COMMUNITY SERVICE RADIOGRAPHER, N. P. BENEDE
I am pleased to introduce the       practicals at Greys Hospital.        Benede says that she enjoy work-
vivacious dynamic Community                                              ing at CJM Hospital. She says the
                                    The Community Service Radiog-
Service Radiographer, Miss                                               staff is friendly and she hope to
                                    rapher, Miss Nosipho Benede
Nosipho Precious Benede. Prior                                           spend many years offering ser-
                                    originates from Pietermartzburg.
to joining CJM Hospital, Miss N.                                         vice to the Nqutu community.
                                    During our interview Miss N. P
P. Benede did her




                              CHIEF RADIOGRAPHER, B. T. NSELE

I  t is my pleasure to introduce
   the Chief Radiographer, Mr.
Bhekuyise Thomas Nsele. Mr.
                                    health sector. CJM Hospital is
                                    proud to mention that the Chief
                                    Radiographer, Mr. Bhekuyise Tho-
                                                                            had worked at CJM Hospital
                                                                            for 10 years. In 2004 he left
                                                                            CJM Hospital and in 2008 he
Bhekuyise Thomas Nsele has a        mas Nsele began his career as a         came back and regained his
broad knowledge of the public       Radiographer at CJM Hospital. He        position.
                           PROFESSIONAL NURSE, MISS P. M. NDLOVU

A   llow me to introduce the
    Professional Nurse
Miss Philisiwe Margaret
                               uct of CJM Hospital. She started
                               her career of Nursing at CJM
                               Nursing Campus. After finishing
                                                                   ital. In 2008 she came back to CJM
                                                                   Hospital. She is presently allocated
                                                                   at Maternity Ward where she is do-
Ndlovu.                        her four year course she went and   ing a fantastic work. CJM Hospital is
Miss P. M. Ndlovu is a prod-   work at Madadeni Provincial hosp-   pleased to have you back.




FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK




                               MISS EVIDENCE SINDISIWE HLATSHWAYO


I  t is a great pleasure to intro- She is currently employed as a
   duce Miss Evidence Sin-
disiwe Hlatshwayo.
                                   Ward Clerk at CJM Hospital.
                                   During her spare time she
                                                                         most of her off duties volunteer-
                                                                         ing in the Public Relations De-
                                                                         partment. She does all this hop-
                                   volunteer at the Public Relations     ing to gain adequate experi-
Miss Evidedence Sindisiwe          Department where she assist in a      ence in Public Relations. The
Hlatshwayo is one of the active    variety of Public Relations duties.   Public Relations Department is
members in the CJM Hospital                                              trying in a small way to assist
News Team. She has a Commu- Miss Evidence Sindisiwe                      her gain adequate relevant ex-
nication Science Degree which      Hlatshwayo is able to do this be-     perience.
comprises of Public Relations,     cause currently she is working on     The following Zazise column
Journalism and Media Studies.      night duty. She has been volun-       is written by Miss Evidence
                                   teering since 2006. She spends        Sindisiwe Hlatshwayo.


With the unemployment rate so rife in South Africa and with so many unemployed graduates due to
lack of relevant experience, the question is, how can we assist our fellow graduates get relevant ex-
perience so that they can be employable?

For comments please e-mail the CJM PRO: francis.zuma@kznhealth.gov.za
 Zazise
 Writes, Evidence Sindisiwe Hlatshwayo-Member of the News Team




                      LUNGILE BLOSSOM MLAULI (PHARMACY MANAGER)
I joined CJM Hospital in 2006, before that I was a pharmacy manager at Tyler Bequest Hospital. I have
learned and gained a lot of experience from CJM Hospital. The Pharmacy Department had so many
challenges, but with the support from management the Pharmacy Department have been able to pull
through.




                        LABORATORY MANAGER ( sitting) AND STAFF
                   “Pathology ,the only true pathway to medical understanding ‘’

Mr. Khulu S. Mtolo is the Laboratory Manager at CJM Hospital. He joined CJM in June 2008. he was
previously working at Madadeni Laboratory as the Chief Medical Technologist.




                              CHIEF RADIOGRAPHER (sitting) AND STAFF

   The Chief Radiographer, Mr. B. T. Nsele worked for CJM Hospital for 10 years. He left in
   2004 and is now back at CJM Hospital.
              Department of Health


Charles Johnson Memorial hospital
Private Bag X 5503
NQUTU
3135
                                            We are on the:http://
                                            Kznhealthweb.gov.za
Tel: (034) 271 6423
Fax: (034) 271 0234
Email: francis.zuma@kznhealth.gov.za

                                                                       Charles Johnson Memorial Hospital


CELEBRATION OF THE WOMEN’S DAY




                                    ASSISTANT NURSING MANAGER, Z. NTULI


A    ssistant Nursing Man-
     ager, Miss Zandile Ntuli
gives her perspective of the
                                        Lillian Ngoyi, Ruth First, Adelaide She went on to stress that women
                                        Tambo and others.                   should not forget to look after
                                                                            themselves. She contends that
                                        She contends that they will con-
celebration of the Women’s                                                  women should take pep smear to
                                        tinue to applaud the heroines of
Day                                                                         prevent cervical cancer. She said
                                        the liberation struggle who self-
                                                                            that women should do breast ex-
Assistant Nursing Manager of            lessly made a remarkable sacri-
                                                                            amination and mammograms to
the O, G and Paeds when relat-          fice for the sake of freedom.
                                                                            prevent breast cancer.
ing the story she starts by the
                                        As we celebrate this day we pay
slogan “Wathinta abafazi wathinti                                           She also encouraged women to
                                        tribute to all women, mothers,
mbokodo”                                                                    do voluntary counseling and test-
                                        daughters, wives, sisters and
                                                                            ing in order to know their status.
She explains that on the 9 Au-          girls. Since the dawn of democ-
                                                                            She says to prevent the pandemic
gust 1956 women of all ages and         racy the government have re-
                                                                            HIV/AIDS those infected should
races from all across South Af-         stored the dignity and status of
                                                                            access ART and stay safe. She
rica bravely came together as a         the women in security.
                                                                            says that if you teach a woman
formidable force to protest
                                        As a sign of government commit- you teach a nation.
against the pass laws that re-
                                        ment to gender equality and
stricted their movement . She                                               She reminded women that this is
                                        women empowerment women
contends that as women cele-                                                a National Breast Feeding Week
                                        are now holding senior positions
brate the 52nd anniversary of                                               and appealed to women to breast
                                        in all spheres even in construc-
this landmark women’s march,                                                feed their children. She requested
                                        tion. As Finance and Economic
they remember the strong lead-                                              women to attend Ante Natal Care
                                        development Minister, Dr Zweli
ership and contribution displayed                                           to have a safe pregnancy leading
                                        Mkhize perfectly says” Wathinta
by extra ordinary women such as                                             to safe mother hood.
                                        Abafazi wathinta umnotho”

								
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