Medical advisory board

The Friendly Society Medical Institute’s Board of Directors rely on the advice and expertise of the Medical Advisory Committee members to continuously further the facility of one of Medical Service of Excellence. The Committee, in conjunction with the Board of Directors formulate and implement policies and procedures concerning patient care and the development of the hospital’s services and facilities.  The committee provides clinical governance oversight for the Hospital in line with best practice, legislative requirements and organisational policies to ensure safe and high quality service delivery. Our current Medical Advisory Committee is made up of:

Dr David Merefield General Medical Practitioner Anaesthesia – Chairman
Dr Lloyd Sussens General Medical Practitioner – Vice Chairman
Dr Johan Kuyler Specialist Physician – Neurology
Dr Grant Phillips Specialist – General Surgery
Dr Joe Stofberg Specialist – General Surgery
Dr Andre Conradie Specialist – Cardiology
Dr Rakesh Bilwani Specialist – Radiology
Dr James Gaffield Specialist – Plastics
Dr Jai Panchapakesan Specialist – Ophthalmology
Dr Ben Lincoln Specialist – Anaesthesia
Dr Simon Hosking General Medical Practitioner
Dr Preshy Varghese General Medical Practitioner
Mrs Sue Day Director of Clinical Services – FSPH
Mr Alan Cooper Chief Executive Officer – FSPH
Mr Les Hancock Chairman – Medical Institute Board of Directors
Dr Brian Thiele Governance – Medical Representative