Suikerbosrand hospital is located in Heidelberg, Gauteng.  Heidelberg is about 50 kilometers of Johannesburg and borders Brakpan and Nigel.

The town of Heidelberg is located at the foot of the Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve and next to the N3 highway.  Suikerbosrand hospital is easily accessible from the N3 to the East, the R23 to the East and the R42 to the South.  The hospital runs a 24 hour trauma and emergency unit manned by well-trained specialists.

Beds and Wards

The hospital has 94 beds and 3 theatres which is technologically advanced and fully equipped to provide state-of-the-art services.  High care is provided to seriously ill or injured patients in the 8 bed intensive care and 2 bed high care units.

The smallest and most fragile patients are cared for in the 7 bed maternity unit and 2 bed neonatal intensive unit with well-appointed wards and security facilities.  The first immunisation is free to all babies and a baby registration service is also offered in the hospital.

New parents get spoiled with a complimentary candle light dinner before being discharged and all mothers that pre-booked their deliveries receive a maternity bag filled with some needed products for the new baby.

The hospital provides a full range of hospital service including HIV, AIDS and TV-related treatment, care and support.  Antiretroviral (ARV) treatment initiation and on-going treatment is also part of the service.

Disciplines and Services

  • Dentistry
  • General surgery
  • Gynaecology
  • Internal medicine
  • Obstetrics
  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Paediatrics
  • Pathology
  • Radiology
  • Urology
  • Hearing Aid Acoustician
  • Trauma Therapy

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

Cnr H F Verwoerd, Maré & Begeman Streets
South Africa

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Telephone and Fax Numbers

Tel:  +27 16 342 9200
Fax:  +27 16 341 4821

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

Website:  Life Suikerbosrand Hospital

9 Thoughts on “Life Suikerbosrand Hospital in Heidelberg, Gauteng”

    • Hi Tania. Please speak to the private hospital directly. We are not involved with any health facility or hospital group in South Africa. The SA Private Hospitals website is owned by a media group that creates awareness about private healthcare among South African consumers.

    • Good day
      I have a problem I am a single mother and need to go foot CT scan but I have to stay over night for my medical aid to pay. I have a 13year old son and no one to look after him for the time I will have to stay in hospital will you allow him to stay with me in hospital for the time I have to stay there

      • Hi Christa. Please contact the hospital directly. This website is only a guide to private hospitals in South Africa. We are not directly affiliated with any hospital group or facility.

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