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 […]

Childbirth Delivery Costs in South Africa

Having a baby in a private hospital in South Africa can be a costly affair. Depending on which private hospital you choose to have your baby and the rates of your obstetrician-gynaecologist, anaesthetist and paediatrician, you can expect the final […]

Maternity Ward Bookings At Private Hospitals

Pregnancy is an exciting time but there is also a lot to consider for the upcoming delivery. Where are you going to have the baby? Is it the best care available? What if complications arise during labour? There is no […]

Beds Unavailable at Private Hospital: Advice for Patients

Unless it is an emergency and you were rushed to a private hospital, getting a bed at the nearest facility can sometimes be tricky. Despite the fact that less than 25% of South Africa’s population uses private health facilities and […]