Medical Advisory Board
The Friendly Society Medical Institute’s Board of Directors relies on the advice and expertise of the Medical Advisory Committee, which is instrumental in helping The Friendlies continue to grow with the needs of the community and to be a 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 – Neurology|
|Dr Grant Phillips||Specialist – General Surgery|
|Dr Joe Stofberg||Specialist – General Surgery|
|Dr Andre Conradie||Specialist – Cardiology|
|Dr Rakesh Bilwani||Specialist – Radiology|
|Dr Joseph Tobias||Specialist – Anaestesia|
|Dr Phil Gaudin||Specialist – Emergency|
|Dr Emeka Nwufoh||Specialist – Emergency|
|Dr Jacob van der Westhuizen||Specialist – Orthopaedics|
|Dr Simon Hosking||General Medical Practitioner|
|Dr Preshy Varghese||General Medical Practitioner|
|Dr Gareth Hart||Physician – Nephrology|
|Mrs Norma Frost||Director of Clinical Services – FSPH|
|Chief Executive Officer – FSPH|
|Mr Les Hancock||Chairman – Medical Institute Board of Directors|