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PATIENT STORIES

Meet some brave little kids whose lives have been saved by the Hospital and are so inspiring.



Nicky Black (pseudonym)

When Nicky Black* was 5 months old, she weighed a meagre 3.6kg. Sadly, Nicky is HIV positive and one... Read More

Dinao Ngombe

On 25 August 2011, Dinao was admitted to the General Medical Ward B1 at the Red Cross War Memorial... Read More

Lara-Richel

Lara-Richel was born a healthy baby in 2005. Only when she had trouble with potty-training, did her... Read More

William Smith

William Smith is a 12-year-old boy who lost both his arms after being electrocuted while climbing a... Read More

Anam Jika

Six-year old Anam was on her way to school in De Doorns, a small town in the Western Cape, when... Read More

Kieren Prince

Kieren Prince was only 16 months old when she grabbed a mug of boiling hot tea that spilled on her... Read More

Enrique Garcia

Enrique Garcia from Johannesburg turned five years old in June 2011. In October 2010, he started... Read More

Baby Lenique and Mom Rene

Lenique is a happy, 6 month old baby with a contagious smile who loves attention. Lenique has... Read More

Meet Niyaaz

When Niyaaz was six weeks old, he experienced projectile vomiting. His concerned parents took him... Read More

Milani Qongqo

Milani’s mother thought her little boy was sound asleep in their Khayelitsha home, while she was... Read More