Mediclinic rewards Smith & Nephew South Africa for excellent service

16 September 2013


Smith & Nephew South Africa has once again featured in the top ten annual service providers to Mediclinic Southern Africa.


Recipients of the prestigious Service Provider of the Year awards are chosen by Mediclinic Southern Africa to acknowledge the direct impact their business suppliers have on the quality of their service delivery and patient satisfaction. The ten service providers receiving the most nominations from hospitals are selected and the winner is the company that scores the highest points. Smith & Nephew South Africa has repeatedly made the top ten list and was named overall top service provider to Mediclinic in 2002, 2011 and 2012.

Mediclinic Service provider of the Year 2013   Steve Drinkrow, Executive, Infrastructure Mangement, Mediclinic, Judy Horne, Regional Managing Director Smith & Nephew, Africa Region and  James Herbert, Procurement General Manager at Mediclinic


Commenting on the  2013 nomination, Judy Horne, Regional Managing Director, Africa Region said:  

“Service excellence is part of our DNA at Smith & Nephew – we go the extra mile with every healthcare partner. 

We are keenly aware of our role in reducing the cost of healthcare delivery in South Africa and we let nothing  compromise our commitment to integrity.

We do what we say we are going to do. This is why it is very satisfying to get this kind of recognition from a leading hospital group like Mediclinic."


Smith & Nephew is dedicated to helping improve people's lives and has been supporting healthcare partners for over 150 years. The Company prides itself on the strength of its relationships with its surgeons and professional healthcare customers, with whom its name is synonymous with high standards of performance, innovation and trust.