2019/20 Ask Afrika Orange Index Awards
Netcare won the prestigious 2019/20 Ask Afrika Orange Index Award for service excellence in the private hospitals category. This is the fourth consecutive year that Netcare achieved top honours in this category. Netcare furthermore ranked amongst the top 10 of the 188 companies measured over 31 industries, the second time that Netcare achieved this distinction.
2019 AEE (Association of Energy Engineers) Energy Awards
Netcare won the 2019 Sub-Saharan African Region Corporate Energy Management Award, the first for a healthcare group on the African continent.
2019 Climate Champion Awards - Global Green and Healthy Hospitals (GGHH)
Netcare won four Climate Champion Awards in 2019, stemming from the company’s participation in the international 2020 Health Care Climate Challenge organised by Global Green and Healthy Hospitals (GGHH). Netcare achieved three gold awards in the categories Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction, Climate Resilience, and Climate Leadership, and a silver award in the category Renewable Energy. These awards place Netcare second in the world amongst over 28 000 hospitals.
2018 SAEEC (Southern African Energy Efficiency Confederation) Energy Awards
Netcare won the Commercial Corporate Company of the Year and Commercial Energy Project of the Year Awards in the 2018 SAEEC Energy Awards.
2018 Top 500 Best Managed Companies Awards
Netcare was the winner in the Health and Pharmaceuticals category of the 2018 Top 500 Best Managed Companies Awards.
Netcare’s 2018 annual integrated report (AIR) was ranked 9th in the prestigious EY Excellence in Integrated Reporting Awards, announced in 2019.
2019 BrandZ Top 30 Most Valuable SA Brands
Netcare ranked 22nd in the BrandZ Top 30 Most Valuable SA Brands for 2019.
2019 SAGEA (South African Graduate Employers Association) Employer Awards
Netcare topped the list in the health sector, in the 2019 SAGEA Employer Awards, based on the results of the SAGEA Candidate Insights Survey 2019 in which more than 2 000 graduates participated.
Inaugural 2019 Africa Law Awards
2019 National Pioneer Pharmacy Awards
Lynelle Bagwandeen, general counsel and company secretary at Netcare, was named the winner in the category General Counsel of the Year 2019 at the inaugural Africa Law Awards, organised under the auspices of Legal Era Africa Magazine.
Netcare won both the institutional 2019 National Pioneer Pharmacy Awards from the South African Pharmacy Council. The award for Best Private Institutional Pharmacy in South Africa went to
2019 SAAPMB Awards
Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital’s pharmacy under the stewardship of pharmacy manager, Adelle Wilbers, and the Best Private Institutional Pharmacist in South Africa Award went to
Nirasha Singh, the national head of Netcare’s clinical pharmacy services.
Two Netcare medical physicists won awards from the South African Association of Physicists in Medicine and Biology (SAAPMB). Michelle van Heerden of Netcare Milpark Hospital won the Azimed Award for the Most Innovative Work performed during 2019. Ilse Nell, regional medical physics manager: diagnostic imaging and dosimeter services, won the SABS Award for the Best Research performed in the field of radiation dosimetry, and was also honoured with the Elekta Award for the Best Overall Research presentation in 2019.
2019 newspaper Readers’ Choice Awards
Netcare received a Platinum award, the highest accolade, in the hospitals category of the national 2019 Daily Sun Readers’ Choice Award. Netcare St Augustine’s Hospital was voted best private hospital in KwaZulu-Natal in the 2019 Daily News Readers’ Choice Awards, the 12th consecutive win for the hospital. Medicross won the 2019 Pretoria News Readers’ Choice Award for best medical centre, the 4th consecutive win for Medicross. Netcare Pretoria East Hospital was voted top in the hospitals category in the 2019 Beeld Readers’ Choice Awards. Netcare Linmed Hospital won the 2018 Best of Ekurhuleni Readers’ Choice Award for the best medical facility in Ekurhuleni, the 2nd win in a row. Netcare 911 was voted best in the category Emergency Medical Care for 2018 in The Star Readers' Choice Awards.
2019 PMR.africa Awards
Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial, Netcare Ferncrest, Netcare Pholoso and Netcare St Augustine’s hospitals each won a 2019 PMR.africa Diamond Arrow Award – the highest accolade – in the category for private hospitals in City of Cape Town/Cape Peninsula, North West Province, Limpopo and KwaZulu-Natal respectively. Netcare uMhlanga and Netcare Parklands hospitals won the Golden Arrow Award.
2019 Nedbank PCB Business Awards
Akeso Pietermaritzburg won the 2019 Nedbank PCB Business Award in the professional sector category, and has also won the award in 2018. The awards recognize companies in the city for their exceptional performance.