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A way of life


Life Rosepark 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 caliber 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 Rosepark 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.



Contact us


Physical address

57 Gustav Crescent
Fichardt park
Bloemfontein
9301

Postal address

P O Box 3268
Bloemfontein
9300

Telephone 051 505 5111
Fax 051 522 0977
Email hannika.struwig@lifehealthcare.co.za
Map Life Rosepark Hospital


Management

Our management can be contacted through our Hospital`s reception desk or through e-mail.

Position Name
Hospital Manager Hein Rossouw
Nursing Manager Eunice Schulenburg
Finance & Admin Manager Charmaine Korff
Engineering Manager Riaan Barnard
Pharmacy Manager Lorinda Cloete
Human Resources Manager Elsabe Oberholzer
Marketing and Communication Hannika Struwig



Our team

At Life Rosepark 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 Rosepark 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.

Results of ongoing patient satisfaction surveys tell us that a stay at Rosepark Hospital reflects the high standards of health and care we set out to deliver.

The care delivered at Life Rosepark Hospital extends into the community.

Our employees at all levels actively participate in community initiatives to improve the quality of life in surrounding areas.



Our facilities

Our modern, sophisticated facilities include:

  • 235 beds and 10 theatres, of which six have laminar flow
  • An orthopaedic unit (including care) is committed to specialised surgery, including the treatment of foot, knee, back and joint replacements
  • A neurosurgery unit where our team deals with delicate neurosurgical procedures
  • A 8 bed neurosurgery ICU
  • A 4 bed neurosurgery high care unit
  • An endoscope unit
  • A 24-hour accident & emergency unit manned by a multi-disciplinary team trained to handle any emergency situation, with the latest medical technology at their disposal
  • A 11 bed general intensive care unit, equipped with leading diagnostic and monitoring facilities
  • Cardio unit including a cardio ICU, cardio ward and catheterisation lab
  • Oncology, medical, children and general surgery ward
  • An obstetric and gynaecology unit which is involved in more than 1,000 deliveries each year. The unit is supported by:
    • A 15 bed maternity unit with well-appointed wards and video security facilities
    • A 14 bed neonatal and paediatric intensive care unit complete with state-of-the-art monitoring and life support equipment dedicated to the treatment of premature babies and critically-ill children up to the age of 12 years
  • A radiology facility, with a comprehensive range of sophisticated diagnostic equipment including:
    • Nuclear medicine
    • CT scanner
    • MRI scanner and X-rays

Life Renal Dialysis Unit

  • Chronic intermittent haemodialysis
  • Acute dialysis
  • Continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT); and
  • Slow continuous therapies (SLED)
  • Peritoneal dialysis

Little Life

  • A 15 bed maternity unit with well-appointed wards, individualised security system and 3D-sonar facilities
  • A 14 bed neonatal and paediatric intensive care unit complete with state-of-the-art monitoring and life support equipment dedicated to the treatment of premature babies and critically-ill children up to the age of 12 years
  • A children’s ward complete with playroom, physiotherapy rooms, isolation ward and rooms where parents can stay over with their children
  • A baby clinic which delivers a comprehensive support system to moms and babies (including antenatal classes)

Visit www.littlelife.co.za to make use of practical tools such as an Ovulation and Due Date Calendar and our Names for Life tool. You can also share your new Little Life with family and friends, near and far, through the Baby Pictures facility



Medical and surgical disciplines

  • Cardiology & Cardio Thoracic Surgery
  • Endoscopic surgery
  • ENT
  • Gastro-enterology
  • General surgery
  • Internal medicine
  • Maxillo facial surgery
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Nuclear medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Oncology
  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Radiology including nuclear medicine
  • Reconstructive (plastic) surgery
  • Renal Dialysis
  • Urology

Ancillary services:

  • Bariatric surgery and support group
  • Clinical technologist cardiology
  • Diabetic clinic
  • Dietician services
  • Mother and baby clinic
  • Pastoral services and psychiatry on request
  • Pain clinic
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Trauma counselling
  • Wound care clinic



Supporting doctors

The doctors listed below are private practitioners. Please enquire about their rates directly with the practice.

Our team of doctors is the best in the region and if you need to contact any of our doctors, they will be happy to assist you with your queries.

The telephone details of the doctors have been listed below and the doctors have been categorized in accordance to their specialty. They are contactable Monday to Friday, between 09:00 and 17:00.

Name Contact number

Anaesthetist(s)
Dr Haumann & Vennote 051 444 3171
Skoltramed Anaesthetists 051 525 2711

Cardiologist(s)
Dr GJ Visagie 051 522 2933
Dr M Oosthuysen 051 522 8889

Cardiothoracic surgeon(s)
Dr CA Verwoerd 051 522 6970
Dr J Jordaan 051 522 6970 / 051 405 3861
Prof F Smit 051 522 6970 / 051 405 3861

Dentist(s)
Dr L Bester 051 522 6818
Dr SJ Coetzee 051 522 6818

Dermatologist(s)
Dr MP Jacobs 051 522 3103

Ear, nose & throat surgeon(s)
Dr JB Hough 051 522 6318

Endocrinologist(s)
Dr W de Lange 051 522 0782

General surgeon(s)
Dr C Troskie 051 522 0345
Dr FJJ van der Watt 051 522 8522
Dr JB Fichardt 051 522 8522
Dr M Mosese 051 447 2610
Dr Rachel de Bruin 051 522 0345

Gynaecologist(s)
Dr G van der Spoel 051 502 1400
Dr JLN Van Zyl 051 522 6977
Dr MS Pretorius 051 522 2266
Dr TI Khoale 051 447 3068 / 051 447 3066

Maxillofacial and oral surgeon(s)
Dr K van der Colff 051 522 6985

Nephrologist(s)
Dr E Bezuidenhout 051 505 5531

Neurologist(s)
Dr N Auths 051 522 9783
Dr S de Kock 051 522 9783
Dr WS van Niekerk 051 522 6996 / 051 522 6997

Neurosurgeon(s)
Dr D Hugo 051 522 3510 / 051 522 3127
Dr P Lewis 051 522 0076

Orthopaedic hand surgeon(s)
Dr E Visser 051 522 8731 / 051 525 2842

Orthopaedic surgeon(s)
Dr FP du Plessis 051 522 0606
Dr G Nel 051 522 5806
Dr GJ Greeff 051 522 2316
Dr J Kruger 051 522 8731
Dr K Smit (pediatric) 051 525 2659
Dr P Erasmus 051 522 4221
Dr R Finn 051 522 4221

Paediatrician(s)
Dr CF Beyers 051 522 6796 / 051 522 6797
Dr E Murphy 051 522 6796 / 051 522 6797
Dr G Reyneke 051 522 6796 / 051 522 6797

Pathologist(s)
Ampath 051 502 1840
Pathcare 051 501 4771
Van Rensburg Pathologist 051 502 1500

Physician(s)
Dr FCJ Bester 051 522 1907 / 051 522 1909
Dr FJ Bosch 051 522 1907 / 051 522 1909
Dr GJ Gibson 051 522 9779 / 051 522 9752

Physiotherapist(s)
Botha Profisios Ingelyf 051 522 0905/6
Mnr JA Wessels 051 522 7161
Nienke Horn & Letasha Koen 072 211 1099 / 072 412 5894

Plastic and reconstructive surgeon(s)
Dr ETP Van der Walt 051 522 3661

Radiation oncologist(s)
Dr B Green 051 525 2080 / 051 525 2054
Dr CL Nel 051 525 2080 / 051 525 2054
Dr EA Lion-Cachet 051 525 2080 / 051 525 2054
Dr T Erasmus 051 525 2080 / 051 525 2054

Radiologist(s)
Dr`s Spies and partners Inc 051 522 1966 / 051 522 1963

Urologist(s)
Dr F Claasen 051 522 5176
Dr P Cronjè 051 522 1562



Patient and visitor information

It is a privilege to care and support you with top quality medical care. A highly qualified medical team of doctors, nursing, paramedical and administrative staff, are working together to make your recovery speedy and comfortable.

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

The Hospital provides beds for day patients, private rooms, general wards, high and intensive care units. Each bed is equipped with a buzzer that can be used to call nursing staff.


Discharge

Patients are discharged by their physician during his / her rounds of the wards. Kindly make the necessary travel arrangements, should you be discharged on the same day that you received anesthesia. Please make sure that you take all your possessions with you, including your x-rays, home medication and personal items.


Financial Information

We kindly request that you obtain conformation on the following from your medical aid:

  • medical costs covered;
  • authorisation for hospitalisation;
  • maximum benefits or exclusions which may be applicable;
  • benefit restrictions, regarding prosthesis and instrumentation.

Certain medical aid funds require their members to pay a percentage of the incurred costs. It is however important to bare in mind that the account remains the patient`s responsibility, and is payable within 30 days of discharge. If you are uncertain of any financial aspects of your medical aid, please consult one of our case coordinators. The ward secretary can arrange a visit by a case coordinator. We request private patients to pay an amount equal to the estimated cost of the total account upon admission. The outstanding balance, if any, is payable upon discharge. It is however, important to keep in mind that the hospital account does not include any other incurred costs, e.g. services rendered by your doctor, anesthetist, radiologist, pathologist, etc. Please contact the Hospital regarding advance payments prior to your admission.

Accommodation tariffs
Admittance before 12h00 Full daily rate
Admittance after 12h00 Half the daily rate

On the day of discharge
Discharged before 12h00 Half the daily rate
Discharged after 12h00 Full daily rate

*The above-mentioned do not apply to obstetric cases or medical aid funds with alternative fee structures.

Patients younger than 18 years must be accompanied by an adult on admission and discharge. The parent or guardian is requested to give written consent for the admission of anaesthetic, as well as take responsibility for the account prior to admission.


Service monitoring

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.


Visiting hours

Bed rest is vital for healing, but we also believe that frequent visits from loved ones are an important part of the healing process.

Visiting hours:

  • 10h00 – 11h00
  • 15h00 – 16h00
  • 18h00 – 20h00

Please note: Visiting hours of individual wards or ICU’s might differ. Please adhere to these times when visiting a patient.

Children are welcome, when accompanied by an adult family member. In the intensive care units only two family members (over the age of 12 years) are permitted during visiting hours. Unfortunately children under the age of 12 are not permitted in pediatrics.