Beacon Bay hospital is situated in the suburb of Beacon Bay in East London.  East London is on the South-East coast of South Africa and about 1 000km from Cape Town.  The city is known as Buffalo City by the locals.  Beacon Bay is a suburb at the North-East end of East London.  It is surrounded by suburbs Cambridge Village, Dorchester Heights and Beaconhurst.  The nearest main road to the hospital is the N2 highway.  A 24-hour accident and emergency unit is manned by specialists and well-trained staff.

Beds and Wards

Beacon Bay hospital has 159 beds and 6 theatres with modern and sophisticated equipment.  The facility also offers a 6 bed ICU and radiology unit with a comprehensive range of sophisticated diagnostic equipment.  A brand new 34 bed paediatric ward now provide additional professional services to the community.

A 35 bed maternity unit offers mothers state-of-the-art and VIP services which includes a 21 bed neonatal intensive care unit.  The Little Life clinic assists mothers with guidance on breastfeeding, monitoring of baby’s development and advice on any baby related issues.  Weekly ante-natal classes help to prepare the parents-to-be for the arrival of their newborn.

Disciplines and Services

  • Clinical haematology
  • Gynaecology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Obstetrics
  • Paediatric surgery
  • Urology
  • Radiology including MRI

Visiting Hours

General Wards:

  • 11:00 – 12:00
  • 14:00 – 20:00

Intensive Care Unit:

Find cover that suits your budget

  • 11:00 – 12:00
  • 14:00 – 20:00

Physical Address

32 Quenera Drive
Beacon Bay
East London
Eastern Cape
South Africa

Map to Location

 Telephone and Fax Numbers

Tel:  +27 43 711 5100
Fax:  +27 43 711 5101

Website:  Life Beacon Bay Hospital

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