About the Hospital
Located in the upmarket town of Bedfordview in Gauteng, Bedford Gardens Hospitals is one of Life Healthcare’s premier facilities in the East Rand. It is situated in Bedford Gardens, an affluent suburb within Bedfordview. The hospital lies south of the Johannesburg CBD, about 15 minutes away from O.R. Tambo International Airport thereby making it accessible to international patients. While the Life Bedford Hospital may not be the biggest facility in the Life Healthcare grouping, it does stand out for its focus on quality health care and service excellence. Its high standards and strong focus on community initiatives has placed it among the best of private hospitals in the Gauteng area.
Beds and Wards
The hospital has 144 beds with a dedicated 17 bed maternity ward. The trauma unit operates 24 hours to deal with emergency and accident patients and is further supported by two resident specialists. The state of the art facility with the latest in medical technology ensures that all of the patient’s medical and surgical needs can be handled in-house. This includes its six fully equipped operating theatres and an extensive radiology department offering a range of diagnostic investigations from computed tomography (CT) scans to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), bone density scans, mammography (breast scans) and a various other scans and scopes. There are two ICUs (intensive care unit) and a dedicated six bed neonatal ICU.
Disciplines and Services
- Advanced arthoroscopic and laparoscopic surgery
- ENT (ear nose throat / otorhinolaryngology) surgery
- Eye (opthamology) surgery
- General surgery
- Internal medicine
- Maxillofacial surgery
- Neurology and electrophysiology
- Nuclear medicine
- Orthopaedic surgery
- Paediatric surgery
- Plastic and reconstructive surgery
- Thoracic surgery
There are three visiting slots for the friends and family of patients.
- Morning: 11h00 to 12h00 *
- Afternoon: 15h00 to 16h00 (3PM to 4PM)
- Evening: 19h15 to 20h15 (7.15PM to 8.15PM)
The morning visiting hours does not apply to every ward. In these cases visitors can only see patients during the afternoon or evening slots.
7 Leicester Road
Map to Location
Phone and Fax
Tel: +27 11 677 8500
Fax: +27 11 622 2494
Website: Life Bedford Gardens Hospital