First Care Solutions

First Care Solutions is a medical administration and services company, enabling health care professionals to focus on what they do best. Founded in 2007, First Care Solutions now administers 25 emergency practices and various other medical platforms in the telehealth, aviation health and primary health care arena across South Africa.

Our focus is on medical administration services, product development and delivering the best service to our clients. Our services cover all medical administration including finance, credit control, marketing, human resources and IT, and can be purchased as individualised services or turnkey management solutions.

Practice digitisation with patient applications, electronic medical records,
dashboards and data sharing repositories are available to the emergency
medicine industry.

We currently manage all administration services for our partners,
ER Consulting Inc, ER Specialist Governance Inc., SH Inc. Healthcare Clinics
and the Africa Institute of Emergency Medicine (AIEM).

Mission and Vision

We exist to be the best, most innovative emergency medicine corporation in Africa, Europe and the Middle East.

We operate with professional due care, focused innovation strategies and optimised business structures to ensure unprecedented client satisfaction. Our products and services are designed to exceed clients’ needs and expectations. Our dedicated team are committed to achieving great client service through integrity, ethics and attention to detail, setting us apart in the industry.

Our Culture and Values, We strive to be:

01. Valued by Clients and Patients
Preferred by Healthcare Providers
Invested in Innovative Healthcare
Inspirational and Respected Leaders in Emergency Medicine

Our Partners.

We are proud to have each and every partner we have aquired on our journey.

Our Subsidiaries.

We are proud to have The Africa Institute of Emergency Medicine (Pty) Ltd as our subsidiary.

Our Directors.

Dr Steven Holt

CEO, Managing Director, Founder and majority Shareholder of the ER Group of companies, Dr Steven Holt, brings together medical and business experience in First Care Solutions (Pty) Ltd. He is a registered emergency medicine physician with 20 years’ experience in the emergency medicine sector, incorporating emergency departments and their management, Urgent Care, aviation medicine, telemedicine, training and wilderness medicine. Steve has a passion for developing entrepreneurial businesses in the healthcare space.

Ms Susan Sherriff

Executive Director - Marketing and Communication
Susan has been the Marketing Director at First Care Solutions (Pty)Ltd, with the responsibility of marketing, brand management and new product development for First Care Solutions (Pty) Ltd, AIEM (Pty) Ltd and ER Consulting Inc for the last 10 years. Prior to joining the ER Group of companies, she worked in marketing and events for SAP Africa (Pty)Ltd for more than three years where she coordinated and managed exhibitions, staff, client and partner events. Susan has twelve years’ experience in the South African private health sector and is a shareholder in First Care Solutions (Pty) Ltd.

Mr Michael Kirk

Executive Director - Finance and Administration

In 2007 Michael joined ER Consulting Inc in a consulting capacity. A few months later he took on a full-time management position and has since developed the financial and administration divisions of both First Care Solutions (Pty) Ltd and ER Consulting Inc. In 2009 Michael became a shareholder and director in First Care Solutions (Pty) Ltd. Michael now heads up the Corporate Management Service departments of First Care Solutions (Pty) Ltd as an Executive Director and is a non-executive director for AIEM (Pty) Ltd. His golf scholarship to the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) and his experience as a professional golfer has ensured his commitment to perfecting every aspect of his work.

Dr Peter Anderson

Executive Director - Clinical
Dr Peter Anderson is a registered Emergency Physician. He is a senior lecturer in the Division of Emergency Medicine at the University of the Witwatersrand. Born 1973. Primary Degree: MBBCh University of the Witwatersrand (1996), Internship: Grey’s Hospital (1997) Additional Qualifications: Emergency Physician (HPCSA), MSc Med (Emergency Medicine), DIPPEC (SA), ATLS Instructor, Emergency Ultrasound Instructor, AIME Instructor, ACLS, APLS, BLS, AHCP

Dr Izak Maree

Executive Director - Clinical Operations

He has completed his MBA at the University of the Witwatersrand Business School.Born 1969. Primary Degree: MBChB University of Pretoria (1993). Internship: Middelburg Provincial Hospital (1994). Additional Qualifications: MBA(Wits), ATLS, ACLS, APLS, BLS, Additional Activities: Fixed Wing Flights — 8, Event Doctor, International Medical Logistics

Mr Jacques LeRoux

Non-Executive Director

Mr Eutychus Mbuthia

Non-Executive Director

Mr Roger Hogarth

Non-Executive Director

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Come Find Us

  • Hobart Square Office Park,
    Building B, 23 Hobart Road,
    Bryanston, Johannesburg,
    2021-26.077899 | 28.026226

Head Office Operating Hours:

  • Monday - Friday - 08h00 – 16h00

  • Weekends and public holidays - Closed

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