The hospital is located in Witbank, Mpumalanga.  Witbank was re-named to Emalanhleni, but is still referred to as Witbank.  The city of Witbank is known for coal mining in the region and is situated in the cultural heartland of Mpumalanga’s Highveld.

Witbank lies 73km from Delmas and 32km from Middelburg and about 140km from Johannesburg.  The hospital is easily accessible via the N4 to the South of the hospital.  A 24-hour accident and emergency unit is equipped with highly trained staffed and facilities.

Beds and Wards

The hospital has 235 beds and 7 theatres.  A 28 bed maternity unit is well-equipped with secure wards and facilities and provide mothers and babies state-of-the-art care and services.  The 10 bed neonatal intensive care unit with high-tech equipment cares for the babies in need of highly specialised care and monitoring.

A 20 bed day ward offers care to patients undergoing minor procedures.  The 15 bed intensive care unit is equipped with sophisticated diagnostic and monitoring facilities provides high care to critically ill and injured patients.

The hospital also includes a radiology facility and a wound care clinic complete with a full range of complex equipment to provide patients with specialised care and services.

Disciplines and Services

  • Critical care
  • Dental surgery
  • Ear, Nose & Throat surgery
  • General surgery
  • Gynaecology
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Obstetrics
  • Maxillo facial surgery
  • Neonatology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Obstetrics
  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Paediatrics
  • Pathology
  • Physicians
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiology
  • Urology

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

Corner of OR Tambo & Beatty Avenue
South Africa

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Telephone and Fax Numbers

Tel:  +27 13 653 8000
Fax:  +27 13 653 8005

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

Website:  Life Cosmos Hospital

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