Qualifications & Associations

  • Bachelor of Science – Occupational Therapy | University of the Western Cape | 2017
  • Certification in Advanced Medical Lymphatic Drainage | Lymphoedema Training Academy, UK | 2021
  • Certification in Oncology Rehabilitation, Pinc & Steel, NZ | 2021
  • Member HPCSA | Health Professions Council of South Africa
  • Member OTASA | Occupational Therapy Association of South Africa
  • Member LAOSA | Lymphoedema Association of South Africa
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Special Interests

Jana has a special interest and expertise in treating:

Experience & Professional Development

Jana is an extremely passionate occupational therapist with 4 years’ experience in hand therapy, vocational rehabilitation, advanced management of lymphoedema, oncology rehabilitation and splinting.


  • Certification in advanced lymphoedema management (LTA) | 2021

  • Certification in oncology rehabilitation (pinc & steel) | 2021

About Jana van der Merwe

My approach to care: I believe in implementing a holistic and patient centred approach to get people back to doing what is important to them.

In my free time I enjoy spending time with family and friends. I am passionate about music and play a few instruments.

Clinic Locations

Jana is available for consultation at the following clinics:

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Use the booking form below, or call 03 9458 5166 to book at appointment with Jana.