24/7 On Call Nursing Services

Who are we?

The Medical Society Nurses are on call for all types of medical services listed below, with the guidance of our Doctors and other experts to provide care 24/7, nationwide.

What is our purpose?

We aim to provide you with expert care and support by bringing you the highest quality nursing services and treatment in the comfort of your home.

Our services include:

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Infusion Care Services
Infusion therapy is when medication is delivered through a needle into a vein. Providing this service in a home setting is safe, cost-effective and convenient for patients.

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Wound Care
Wound care for venous ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, pressure sores and other moderate to severe wounds if your condition is stable and hospital admission is not required.

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Palliative Care
Palliative Care improves the quality of life of patients who are facing problems associated with a life-threatening illness, through the prevention and relief of suffering and pain.

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Postnatal Care
This service offers home visits for mothers and their babies. Care is individualised to meet your needs and can include a visit within 3 days from birth and subsequent visits as required.

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After-Hospital Home Care
In-home care is a key resource for a safe and successful recovery. We provide multidisciplinary home care in South Africa for patients requiring after-hospital care.

How do we support you?

We care about you and want to ensure that you receive the best possible care when you need it most. Our nurses will be provided with the necessary consumables, medication and personal protective gear, as required.

Our hands-on Portfolio Managers are also available to manage all requests and to support both you and the nursing network.

Full list of Procedures/Treatment available:

  1. Social Hand Washing Technique
  2. Blood Pressure Monitoring
  3. Monitoring of Temperature, Pulse and Respiration
  4. Assessment and support of Patient with Pain
  5. Monitoring of Glasgow Coma scale/neurological scale observations
  6. Blood Glucose/Cholesterol/HB Monitoring
  7. Urine Testing
  8. Administration of Intramuscular Injection
  9. Basic Wound Care
  10. Removal of Sutures
  11. Inserting an Intra-Venous Infusion (IV) Line
  12. Physical Examination of the Thorax
  13. Physical Examination Of The Abdomen
  14. Insertion of an a nasogastric (NG) tube
  15. Interal feeding via a nasogastric tube
  16. Enteral feeding via a gastrostomy/jejunostomy tube
  17. Parenteral nutrition
  18. Tracheostomy care
  19. Administration of an enema
  20. Bowel washout
  21. Stoma care
  22. Urinary catheterization
  23. Bladder irrigation
  24. Bladder lavage
  25. 2Catheter care
  26. Insertion of a catheter
  27. Gastric intubation and aspiration
  28. Removal of the gastric tube
  29. Gastric lavage
  30. Administration of medicine – oral, intramuscular, intradermal and subcutaneous routes
  31. Administration of intravenous medications
  32. Administration of inhalations
  33. Administration of oxygen therapy to achieve an oxygen level of up to 40% in an emergency situation.
  34. Administration of a nebulizer
  35. Wound care
  36. Wound drain care
  37. Removal of a wound drain
  38. Caring for a patient in traction
  39. Eyecare
  40. Ear care
  41. Family planning management
  42. CPR
  43. Basic first aid management
  44. Phlebotomy
  45. Suturing of uncomplicated wounds

  46. Registered nurses with community and or PHC


  47. Performing of Pap smears
  48. Administration of immunizations as per the WHO Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI)
  49. Family planning management
  50. Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI)

  51. Registered nurse with Midwifery


  52. Antenatal, intra-natal and postnatal care and management
  53. Care and management of the new-born

  54. Registered nurse with Psychiatry


  55. Group therapy
  56. Supportive interviews
  57. Mental evaluations

Nurses are also able to perform the following procedures after successfully attaining a certificate in the specified discipline:

1. Audiometry
2. Spirometry
3. Vision screening