George Practice

3 Trefoil Square, Gloucester Ln, George Central, 6529

Opening Hours

Mon - Thu: 8am - 5pm
Friday: 8am - 3pm
Sat - Sun: CLOSED
24 Dec - 2 Jan: CLOSED


Fax : 044 874 6299


Feel free to contact us

Diabetic Awareness Day

Did you know that 3/5 South Africans are undiagnosed diabetics? It is the leading cause of death in South African woman and kills more people than TB/HIV and malaria combined!

You are at risk if:

  • You are overweight or obese
  • You have a history of DM in pregnancy or a baby over 4kg
  • You have a family history of DM
  • You are part of a high risk ethnic group
  • You have high blood pressure
  • You are physically inactive

Get tested at your nearest clinic, pharmacy or doctor’s office. With early intervention, complications like stroke, kidney failure, amputation and blindness can be prevented.

Controlling Your Cholesterol

Most of us have grown up with a hearty diet of “rys, vleis en aartappels”. Delicious of course, but not the best option when your cholesterol levels are too high.

Here are a few things you can do to decrease your cholesterol level:

  1. Adopt winning choices: The Mediterranean diet, well known to contain fish, lean meats, vegetables, fruits, nuts and lower fat milk products, is very effective in improving cholesterol levels.
  2. Manage your fat intake: Limit your intake of trans fat, saturated fat and dietary cholesterol. Trans fat can be found in commercially prepared products containing vegetable oils and butter for ex fried foods and baked goods. Saturated fats are mostly found in animal products – fatty meats and egg yolks for example. Choose unsaturated fat. Unsaturated fat helps control the level of cholesterol. Examples are nuts, avocado and margarine. Eat in moderation if you want to control your weight. The polysaturated fats (omega-3) is known to be good for your heart. The best examples are fatty fish, canola oil and walnuts.
  3. Eat more fiber: Fiber is only found in foods of vegetable origin like wholegrain, fruits and vegetables. Soluble fiber helps to reduce cholesterol. This can be found in things like bran, barley, oatmeal and pectin rich fruits like apples, oranges, pears and strawberries.

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  • Mon - Thu8:00 - 17:00
  • Fri8:00 - 15:00
  • Sat - SunClosed
  • HolidaysClosed
  • 24 Dec - 2 JanClosed

Welcome! We are two dedicated doctors offering a full-service family practice situated in the centre of George on the beautiful Garden Route. We are eager to optimize the health of patients in and around George, as well as the surrounding area. Our doctors collaborate in order to meet the health needs of the whole family, from baby-care to care of the elderly, in a friendly relaxed atmosphere. We regard our role as being family doctors, concerned with care and support to each member of the family. Being familiar with the personal and family history of each patient, ensures that we will be able to give high quality care and service.

Drs. van der Spuy © 2019 All Rights Reserved

Dear Patient

During these trying times we have put the following measures in place.

  1. Consultations will be strictly by appointment; we discourage any walk-in patients.
  2. If you suspect you have Covid 19/ Corona virus-PLEASE DO NOT COME TO OUR OFFICES as we cannot put our fragile/ vulnerable patients at risk, we also do not have the facilities or capabilities in place. Please phone the national Covid 19 Hotlines if you have any questions. If you are feeling short of breath, please go directly to your nearest emergency room.
  3. If you have any emergency as always go to your nearest emergency room.
  4. Our hours of operation will be from 8am to 2pm, although this might change without prior notice.
  5. Only one patient/ family will be allowed in the waiting room at a time.
  6. Please sanitize your hands with hand sanitizer when entering.
  7. Please wear a face mask if you have any upper respiratory tract symptoms or cough or fever.

Geagte Pasient

Tydens hierdie onsekere tye het ons die volgende stappe in plek gestel.

  1. Konsultasies sal streng per afspraak wees.
  2. As jy vermoed jy het Covid 19/ Corona infeksie MOET ASB NIE NA DIE SPREEKKAMER TOE KOM NIE, ons kan nie ons kwesbare pasiente se lewens in gevaar stel nie. Bel asb die Covid -19 Inligtingsnommers met enige vrae. As u kortasem is, gaan asb direk na u naaste ongevalle eenheid.
  3. Soos altyd, met enige noodgeval gaan asb na u naaste noodeenheid.
  4. Ons ure sal wees van 8am tot 2 pm daagliks, dit kan alhoewel sonder enige kennisgewing verander.
  5. Slegs een pasient/ familie al in die wagkamer toegelaat word op n slag.
  6. Reinig asb u hande sodra u binne is.
  7. Dra asb n gesigsmasker as u enige boonste lugweg simptome, hoes of koors het.


Stay safe everyone. Bly veilig almal.