Vincent Pallotti hospital is located in Pinelands, Cape Town.  Pinelands is known as the Garden City suburb and is located on the edge of the Southern suburbs of Cape Town.  Pinelands borders suburbs Mowbray and Maitland.  Main roads close to the hospital is the M52 to the South and the N2 to the West.

Beds and Wards

The hospital consists of a wide range of units, wards and facilities to provide several specialised services to the community.

The rehabilitation centre accommodates patients who suffered spinal cord injuries, strokes, traumatic brain injuries and additional conditions which require extreme physical rehabilitation.

A 35 bed mental health facility assists patients with psychiatric conditions with 24-hour psychiatrists on call for emergencies.

Mothers-to-be are well cared for at the well-equipped 22 bed maternity unit which is supported by a Well Mother and Baby Unit.  The babies receive the best special care at the neonatal ICU and paediatric ward which are equipped with ultramodern monitoring and life support equipment.

A highly state-of-the-art oncology centre provides all-inclusive cancer management which includes radiotherapy, chemotherapy and counselling for patients suffering from various forms of cancer.  The hospital offers a home nursing service that provides personalised, follow-up treatment in comfort of the patient’s home.

Disciplines and Services

  • Cardiology
  • Cardio-thoracic surgery
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrinology
  • Ear, Nose & Throat surgery
  • Cardiac Electriphysiology
  • Fertility treatment
  • Gastroenterology
  • Gastroenterological surgery
  • General surgery
  • Gynaecology
  • Hand surgery
  • Joint replacement surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Maxillo-facial surgery
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology including acute stroke care
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neuro-vascular surgery
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Obstetrics
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Paediatrics
  • Paediatric surgery
  • Pathology
  • Plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonology
  • Radiology
  • Radiosurgery

Visiting hours

General wards:
15h00 to 16h00 : 19h15 to 20h15.

Find cover that suits your budget

Paediatric ward:
15h00 to 16h00 : 18h00 to 20h00.

Maternity Unit:
10h00 to 11h00 : Grandparents
15h00 to 16h00 : Family & Friends
19h00 to 20h00 : Fathers & Siblings (Fathers are allowed between 08h00 and 20h00)

Physical Address

Alexandra Road
Cape Town
Western Cape
South Africa

 Map to Location

Telephone and Fax Numbers

Tel:  +27 21 506 5111
Fax:  +27 21 506 4093

Website: Life Vincent Pallotti Hospital

15 Thoughts on “Vincent Pallotti Hospital (Life Health) in Pinelands, Cape Town, Western Cape”

  • I need a hip operation – right hand side of body…. I would prefer to have a minimum invasive surgery AMIS

    Please advise the price for such an operation and when is best time to be done

    • Hi Breyer. You will need to contact the hospital directly or you can do for a Google search of pulmonologists at the hospital or in neighbouring medical centres.

  • I am overseas and are trying to contact Vincent Pallotti via e mail, but there is no e mail address anywhere to be found. Why is that?

  • Hi I’m jeandre and I would like to know what will it cost me for my wife to give birth at vincent pallotti hospital with out medical aid

  • I desperately need to get hold of the accounts department – could you forward me with a name and telephone number please
    kind regards

  • How do I convey my gratitude to a Life Vincent Palotti Paramedic who was dispatched to an accident on 25 October 2020 in Hout Bay. I do recall her name as Sarah. A true Angel who stabilized me and stayed with me in the ambulance and handed me over to the Emergency staff at the hospital. I am so grateful. thank you.

    • Hi Ralph. You should contact a gastroenterologist affiliated with the hospital. His/her staff can assist you with the associated costs for your procedure. Please note that we are an online directory of private hospitals in South Africa. We are not affiliated with the hospital or hospital group.

  • Good Day I need some info regarding ENT surgery(ear,nose and throat ). Is ENT surgery currently being performed at Vincent Pallotti Hospital under the current lock down level 3 regulations or is emergency surgery only being performed?

  • can i send a parcel to someone in the hospital? if so, are there rules regrading what can be sent and how?

  • I write to thank you for the excellent care I was given at your ICU unit. The care and professional manner in which I was treated was very good

    If you can , please make a note in the personal files of Shirley and Tina of the day staff; and Sipho from the night staff. They certainly went out of their way to make my stay very comfortable. I am told that many patients grumble and get bad tempered. On the contrary, these staff members were very happy, and courteous. Please give them a vote of gratitude


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