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The three cornerstones of our business and our commitment to our patients are, Life, Health and Care.
Life summarises our philosophy of protecting our patient's wellbeing
and quality of life. Health is our clinical excellence in world-class
facilities, and Care is the human touch of providing quality service,
respect and empathy for those entrusted to our care. Read more...
63 facilities in 7 provinces, of which 51 are acute care. Read more...
6 Mental Health units in 3 provinces and 2 units which offer involuntary and assisted mental health admissions. Read more...
7 Adult and 2 Paediatric Units in 5 provinces. Read more...
The company delivers hospital based services in the fields of chronic mental healthcare, frail care, rehabilitation and acute care in 5 provinces. Read more...
10 Renal Dialysis units in 5 provinces and still growing. Read more...
The Life College of Learning has over 1 000 students studying various nursing programmes each year. Read more...
Leading provider of contracted, on-site occupational and primary healthcare services to employer groups in commerce, industry, mining, parastatals and to government correctional services. Read more...
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Illovo 2196, South Africa
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A way of life
Life Beacon Bay Hospital is a member of Life Healthcare, one of the largest private hospital groups in South Africa, operating 63 acute care facilities across the country.
Life Healthcare is recognised throughout the health industry for its high calibre healthcare professionals and excellent facilities.
We believe delivery of world class healthcare is achieved through a combination of unparalleled quality and clinical excellence; along with a true focus on the personal needs of our patients and their families.
Every day we subscribe to the core values of the Life Healthcare Group, while individually striving to continually improve facilities, standards and technology.
At Life Beacon Bay Hospital our priority is to focus on the delivery of a special brand of health and care to patients. Within a world class hospital, this unique approach is what makes the difference and helps us to maintain our position as one of the top hospitals in the country.
At Life Beacon Bay Hospital we understand that we have a responsibility to meet the expectations of those who are entrusted to our care as well as the expectations of their loved ones.
This realisation enables us to ensure that we focus on an experience of care for everybody who visits or is admitted to one of our hospitals or healthcare facilities.
All Life Beacon Bay Hospital staff participate in ongoing quality training ‘Q to the power of e’. Here we each come to appreciate the importance of quality in delivery of service and to embrace caring principles of empathy, ethics, excellence, energy and empowerment.
Our employees at all levels actively participate in community initiatives to improve the quality of life in surrounding areas.
At Life Beacon Bay Hospital everything we do is focused on the delivery of high quality treatment and special, unique standards of care - whether for routine, more serious or extensive procedures.
Our facilities include:
Little Life clinic
We know that life with a newborn can be daunting – especially without the support of professionals who can assist you with guidance on breastfeeding, monitor your baby’s development and milestones and offer you advice on what to except in the coming months.
That’s why Life Beacon Bay Hospital is providing these and other applicable services at our little Life clinic.
Our clinic offers:
For more information, please contact the little Life clinic at 043 722 0382.
Ante Natal Classes
Weekly ante-natal classes at the hospital help to prepare parents-to-be for the arrival of their little life. The six-week course will prepare you and your partner for the birthing process, inform you of the various pain relief options and enlighten you on what to expect from the minute you go into labour.
Included in the R750 cost for the six-week course is a 4-D scan, a Life Beacon Bay Hospital baby bag and unlimited visit to the little Life clinic in Southernwood.
Neonatal intensive care unit
Medical and surgical disciplines
The doctors listed below are private practitioners. Please enquire about their rates directly with the practice.
Patient and visitor information
At Life Beacon Bay Hospital, we take pride in providing you with information and pre-operative counselling, so that your recuperation with us is pleasant and hassle-free.
If there is any further information that you or your family require regarding our hospital and our services, please feel free to contact us.
Accommodation at our hospital includes:
Every ward has its own television set with DStv. Private wards are all en-suite.
Our admission process can be made much easier for you, if the following simple guidelines are followed.
On leaving, do not forget to collect your medication and x-rays. You will be given a pink discharge card to hand in at the reception desk in the foyer as you leave. When you hand this in, your account will be finalised immediately.
We understand how stressful it is to be booked into hospital for surgery, particularly when you have never been a patient in a hospital before.
The Life hospitals in the Border region has two pre-admission centres. The aim of the pre-admission centre is to streamline the admission process and assist to allay the fears of patients by providing information on the surgery to be performed. We also assist with obtaining pre-authorisation form the medical aids.
The Pre-admission centres are at:
Life St Dominics hospital, 45 St Marks Road, Southernwood. Tel: (043) 707 9000; and
Life Beacon Bay Hospital, 32 Quenera Drive, Beacon Bay. Tel: 043 711 5100
In keeping with our goal to continue providing high quality care; we monitor our service to patients on an ongoing basis. On discharge patients are asked to complete a questionnaire regarding their stay at the hospital. Participation is voluntary, but this will assist the hospital management to address any problems and improve our service to you.
We especially welcome any suggestions our patients may have. If you have any suggestions for us, please send us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
We welcome all of our patients` visitors, as we know what a difference the support of close family and friends can make to a patients recovery. In light of this we have introduced open visiting times in our hospital.
Our visiting hours are:
Intensive Care Unit (ICU):
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