East London Private Hospital is situated in East London in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.  East London is on the South-East coast and about 288km from Port Elizabeth.  Port Alfred is about 137km from East London and King William’s Town about 58km.  East London has the only river port in South Africa and lies between the Nahoon river and the Buffalo river.  The city of East London borders several game reserves.

The East London Museum is renowned for exhibiting fossilized human and animal footprints and artefacts from the Xhosa-speaking tribe.  The hospital is located in the CBD of East London and close to the R72.  The suburbs of Parkside, Braelyn and Arcadia borders the hospital in the city.

Beds and Wards

The hosptal has 100 beds which includes a 10 bed renal dialysis unit and 7 bed intensive care unit.  All the units are equipped with modern and state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.  Patients have peach of mind that they are in the hands of highly skilled and trained staff and professionals.  A radiology facility at the hospital is equipped with a comprehensive range of sophisticated diagnostic equipment which includes a MRI scanner. 

Disciplines and Services

  • Internal Medicine
  • Dietetics
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy

Visiting Hours

Visiting hours may vary among hospitals within the Life Healthcare group. Please contact the hospital directly or visit their website (link below) for the latest visiting hours.

32 Albany Street
East London
Eastern Cape
South Africa

 Map to Location

Telephone and Fax Numbers

Tel:  +27 43 722 3128
Fax:  +27 43 743 8928

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Landline numbers may have changed or may be unreachable at this time. Please refer to the hospital website.

Website:  Life East London Private Hospital



2 Thoughts on “Life East London Private Hospital in East London, Eastern Cape”

  • I would like to say thank you to all the staff from admissions to the wards that helped my mom Mrs Holly. She cannot stop talking about the fantastic care she received while there, (and she is not such an easy person to please). She was in the East Wing and was Covid positive.

    Thank you once again to everyone.
    Your are all superhero’s in these tough times.

  • Thank you so much to the staff of the South Wing. I was there for the weekend, from the 29th April 2022 to 1st May 2022. From the cleaners, kitchen up to the Manager were so helpful, friendly and Professional. It was a pleasure to be there. Staff have time for you and always a friendly face. Thank you again. You make a huge difference in life every day.
    Mrs E.M.A Potgieter

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