Item H1a - Groote Schuur Hospital Heart Team at work, 1967

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Groote Schuur Hospital Heart Team at work, 1967


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A few members of the Heart Team at work, Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town Medical School, during 1967. The photograph (taken by Terrence J McNally) was used in a card acknowledging donations to the Chris Barnard Research Fund and was signed by Dr Marius Barnard on behalf of Prof Christiaan Neethling Barnard. The verso of the card reflects the names of the members of Groote Schuur Hospital' s Heart Transplant Team on 3 December 1967, the date on which the historic first human heart transplant operation took place at the hospital.


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