The hospital is located in the city of Polokwane, Limpopo. The province of Limpopo borders Zimbabwe, Botswana and Mozambique. Limpopo is known for its bushveld and wildlife reserves. Polokwane lies North of the Polokwane Game Reserve and North-East of the Kuschke Nature Reserve.
Polokwane (formally Pietersburg) meaning Place of Safety in Northern Sotho is the capital of the province and is rich with cultural venues and sites. The Arend Dieperick Museum and fossil-rich caves of Makapansgat are found close to Polokwane.
Polokwane is about 60km from Mokopane and 95km from Tzaneen. The hospital is easily accessible via the N1 to the East and South, the R71 to the East and the R101 to the West of the hospital. A 24-hour emergency unit with a helicopter landing pad serves the community around the clock.
Beds and Wards
The hospital has 200 beds and 6 theatres which includes 1 with laminar flow technology, 1 with digital technology and a caesarean theatre. Mothers-to-be receive high quality medical services and care at the 27 bed maternity unit. Babies in need of specialised medical care get around the clock care at the 14 bed neonatal intensive care unit.
The maternity and paediatric units are supported by the Netcare Stork’s Nest mother and baby wellness clinic which offers a full range of antenatal and postnatal services and supports mothers before and after the birth.
The 30 bed paediatric ward offers children specialised services complimented with well-trained staff and professionals. Critically ill and injured patients receive high care at the 18 bed intensive care and high care unit which is equipped with sophisticated life support and monitoring equipment.
Disciplines and Services
Ear, nose and throat surgery
Maxillo-facial and oral surgery
Plastic and reconstructive surgery
10h00 – 11h00
15h00 – 16h00
19h00 – 20h00
High Care Unit
15h00 – 15h30
19h15 – 20h00
11h00 – 12h00
15h00 – 16h00
18h00 – 19h00
Corner Grobler Street & Eland Avenue
Map to Location
Telephone and Fax Numbers
Tel: +27 15 296 6500
Fax: +27 15 296 5100