A Guide to Private Hospitals in South Africa

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Eugene Marais Hospital (Life Health) in Les Marais, Pretoria

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Eugene Marais Hospital is a private hospital situated in the small urban suburb of Les Marais in Pretoria which is located between Mayville and Eloff Estate.   Les Marais is situated just north of the city centre and north-west of the Union Buildings.  The hospital is part of the Life Healthcare group and is near main roads which includes the M5 and the R101.

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Wilgers Hospital (Life Health) In Pretoria, Gauteng

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Life Wilgers Hospital is a private hospital located in the leafy suburb of Wilgers in the eastern part of Pretoria.  Wilgers is located to the east of Lynnwood Ridge and conveniently located close to the N1 and N4 highway.  Also, close by is the M6 and M12 to the north of the hospital.  The hospital is part of the Life Healthcare group and provides many state-of-the-art services which also includes a 24-hour accident and emergency unit with a dedicated helicopter landing pad to ensure fast and lifesaving response.

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Rosebank Hospital (Netcare) in Sandton, Johannesburg

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Located within the upmarket suburb of Rosebank, Netcare’s Rosebank Hospital is one of the leadingprivate hospitals in close proximity to the bustling areas of Sandton, Randburg and the City of Johannesburg. The hospital is well known for its sports medicine, orthopaedic and reconstructive plastic surgery wings in addition to the various other disciplines within the facility.

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Medical and Surgical ICU Visiting Hours & Rules

It is important that the family and friends of the ICU patients understand the importance of the rules in place and the appropriate behaviour when visiting a patient in ICU. The medical and surgical ICU (intensive care units) are where patients who are in the most fragile states are housed within a hospital.  Some facilities do not have a separate medical and surgical ICU but a general ICU instead. Visitors can seriously compromise the health of these patients by not adhering to the ICU rules.

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Kingsbury Hospital (Life Health) In Claremont, Cape Town

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Life Kingsbury Hospital is located in the upmarket suburb of Claremont in Cape Town. It falls within the Souther Suburbs, just a short distance away from the University of Cape Town (UCT). Kingsbury Hospital is one of the biggest Life Healthcare facilities in Cape Town and is widely known for its high quality of private healthcare coupled with a team of top medical specialists. Its smaller sister facility is the Claremont Hospital around 500 metres away on Main Road, Claremont. Both hospitals typically function together due to their close proximity.

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