Yvonne Rametse has over ten years’ experience in hospital pharmacy management in both public and private sectors. Prior to joining Life Healthcare, she worked in various hospitals in Limpopo province in different professional capacities as pharmacist intern, CSP, pharmacist, principal pharmacist and acting pharmacy manager. Over the years as a pharmacist committed to her profession, she has been a tutor to pharmacy support personnel and pharmacist interns.
Yvonne is currently employed by Life Healthcare as Pharmacy Practice Specialist providing functional support to all Life Healthcare Pharmacies in South Africa and Gaborone. She joined Life Healthcare as a Pharmacy Manager in 2013, where she fulfilled the role of a Responsible Pharmacist as well as a Hospital Management Committee Member in two of Life Healthcare’s hospitals.
She has completed a post graduate qualification in Management Development Program in 2018 through GIBS, University of Pretoria. Her keen interest in human capital development has stirred her to complete a certification as a Life Coach and NLP practitioner in 2019.
She has attended various industry conferences and has presented a poster at the 2017 SAAHIP conference. Together with her pharmacy team, they were awarded and recognized by LHC as the World Antibiotic Awareness Best Team in 2017. Outside of pharmacy she was appointed as CARE Champion and Facilitator (LHC Quality Initiative) at Life Groenkloof Hospital from 2016 to 2018. With a strong emphasis on giving back, Yvonne currently serves as the Cooperate Social Investment (CSI) Chairperson for Support Services in Life Healthcare.
Yvonne has made it her life mission to contribute to the advancement of the pharmacy profession and healthcare industry through her professional leadership roles. She is intriguing, empathetic, down to earth and ensures that everyone who crosses her path leave inspired and ready to be great.