n Southern African Journal of Critical Care - Johannes Hendrik Groenewald, 21 November 1935 - 2 October 2010 : obituary

Volume 27, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1562-8264
  • E-ISSN: 2078-676X



Hannes Groenewald was one of South Africa's first generation of intensivists and a former President of the Critical Care Society of Southern Africa. After obtaining his MB ChB at the University of Pretoria in 1960 he specialised in surgery at Stellenbosch University and was awarded the MMed in 1968. He planned and commissioned the Surgical Intensive Care Unit at the new Tygerberg Hospital and ensured that it was equipped with the most advanced technology available at the time.

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