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Groote Schuur Hospital, location, lineage and legacy

Annabelle S. Slingerland Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands (Fall 2017)   Façade of Groote Schuur Hospital Beginnings The Groote Schuur Hospital in South Africa’s Cape Town sits on a site first discovered in 1488 by the Portuguese Bartolomeu Dias. He called the peninsula Cabo Tormentosa (Cape of Storms), a good description of a […]