MEET THE TEAM
Sydney’s career as an advanced midwife spans 35 years in private and public health care in South Africa and internationally. He qualified as a professional registered nurse and advanced midwife at Tygerberg Hospital, affiliated with the University of Stellenbosch, and has a Diploma in Occupational Health Nursing, an Advanced University Diploma in Nursing Education and Nursing Administration, and a BA Curationis in Nursing Education and Health Service Management with subject depth in Midwifery. He recently completed the Advanced Neonatal Resuscitation Certificate with the American Heart Foundation.
Origin has access to the skills of a group of paediatricians who work in close collaboration with the midwives.
Private Midwives With Admission Rights
Origin is proud to be associated with selected private midwives with admission rights for their own private clients to birth at our hospital.
Clinical Governance Committee
The Origin team is assisted by a Clinical Governance Committee comprising specialist clinicians and risk managers. The committee advises in terms of policies and procedures, current practices and incident management, ensuring that Origin Family-Centred Maternity Hospital adheres to the highest international standards of safety.
Origin welcomes obstetricians who wish to support their own private clients during birthing at our hospital, after admission rights have been obtained.
A carefully selected team of experienced midwives and registered nurses supported by a dynamic management team.
Origin is fully equipped with ultrasound equipment. Clients have access on site to our sonographer Dr Sonja Mulder, who has 17 years’ experience in scanning the foetus, is accredited by the UK Fetal Medicine Foundation, and in addition to an MB ChB also holds an honours degree in Human Genetics.
On-Site Supporting Practitioners
We are pleased to be associated with various qualified experts who offer antenatal classes, chiropractic services, physiotherapy, pilates, HypnoBirthing and a superb course for expectant dads.