The hospital is located in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape.  Port Elizabeth is known as the friendly city and situated on the Algoa Bay in the Eastern Cape.  The city is also known for its numerous beaches and lies about 770km East of Cape Town.

The hospital is easily assessable via the R102 which is just off the N2 highway.  A 24-hour trauma and emergency unit with a dedicated helicopter landing pad serves the community 24/7.

Beds and Wards

The hospital has 302 beds and 15 theatres.  Critical ill and injured patients are care for in the 8 bed high care and 15 bed intensive care units.  The hospital’s cardio thoracic intensive care unit has 8 beds and the coronary care unit has a 11 bed ward.

Mothers and babies are well cared for at the 30 bed maternity unit which has well-equipped wards and facilities.  The unit is also supported by the Little Life Clinic and 14 bed neonatal intensive care unit which are equipped with state-of-the-art life support and monitoring equipment.

A 19 bed access controlled paediatric unit offers children and their parents high quality services and care.  The Women’s Wellness and Fertility centre provides highly specialised medical services and assistance to patients longing to mothers.

Disciplines and Services

  • Anaesthesiology
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiac surgery
  • Cardio thoracic surgery
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Endoscopic surgery
  • Ear, Nose & Throat surgery
  • Gastroenterology
  • Gastroenterological surgery
  • General surgery
  • Gynaecology
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neuro-vascular surgery
  • Obstetrics
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmic surgery
  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Paediatrics
  • Pathology
  • Radioisotope laboratory
  • Urology including lithotripsy
  • Vascular surgery

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.

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Physical Address

40 Park Drive
Port Elizabeth
Eastern Cape
South Africa

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Telephone and Fax Numbers

Tel:  +27 41 392 6111
Fax:  +27 41 392 6000

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

Website:  Life St George’s Hospital

6 Thoughts on “Life St George’s Hospital in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape”

  • Good afternoon
    I just want to find out for my daughter she is pregnant and looking for a hospital where she can give birth she don’t have medical aid

  • Good Morning

    I just want to find out for my girlfriend
    She is pregnant and looking for a
    Hospital where she can give birth
    She don’t have Medical Aid

  • My brother..Thobile as admitted in your hospital on 01 July 2020 first in the Oncology Ward then to Medical Ward and when his condition changed for the worse was finally moved to High Care on 16 July where he finally passed away on the evening of 18 July 2020.
    It has been a battle to retrieve from the hospital his new Samsung J4 mobile phone, Charger and Power Bank.
    Will you please be kind enough to assist us as family in retrieving these items from your institution?

  • Good day
    I start with a new Med Aid Discovery the Coastal Core plan I would like to know if I need to be admitted in you hospital will my Med Aid cover it and do I need to make any payment before you admitted me.
    And if any payment what is the amount?

  • Good evening

    I would like to find out how much it would be to Deliver here at the hospital. I do not have medical aid an I’m currently 34weeks pregnant.

  • Good morning, does anyone know what the visiting times are for ICU? A close family friend is in ICU and doesn’t have any family members.

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