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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...
7 Mental Health units in 3 provinces and 5 Renal Dialysis units in 2 provinces. 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...
7 Renal Dialysis units in 4 provinces. 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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21 Chaplin Rd
Illovo 2196, South Africa
011 219 9000
08:00 - 16:30
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A way of life
Life Wilgeheuwel Hospital is a member of Life Healthcare, one of the largest private hospital groups in South Africa, operating 60 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 Wilgeheuwel 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.
Amplifier Road Radiokop Ext 13 Roodepoort 1724
Private Bag X11 Honeydew 2040
Our management can be contacted through our Hospital`s reception desk or through e-mail.
At Life Wilgeheuwel 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 Wilgeheuwel 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 Life Wilgeheuwel Hospital reflects the high standards of health and care we set out to deliver.
The care delivered at Life Wilgeheuwel 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 modern, sophisticated facilities include:
Medical and surgical disciplines
We trust that the information on this Web Site will provide answers to questions you may have regarding your confinement and hospital stay.
At Wilgeheuwel Hospital, we have:
All rooms and labour units have television facilities.
Please use the separate maternity entrance. Ample parking is available close to the unit.
The doctors listed below are private practitioners. Please enquire about their rates directly with the practice.
Patient and visitor information
At the Life Wilgeheuwel Hospital, we take pride in providing you information that you need in order to make your stay with us a pleasant and hassle-free experience.
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 is extensive and includes:
We also offer TVs in all of our wards.
An a la carte menu is available.
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 discharge card to hand in at the reception desk in the foyer as you leave.
A service is offered in the ward to register your baby: you will be notified when the certificate is ready for collection.
Birth Registrations: Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays
The sister form the baby clinic visits the ward three days a week for immunization. (Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays)
A nominal fee will be charged for BCG and polio drops.
Please do a follow up visit at her baby clinic.
This service is available on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday at a nominal fee.
On day of discharge please bring a car seat or carry cot to take baby home in. Please ensure that you know how to use the car seat.
Pre admissions clinic
It is very important to pay a visit to our Pre Admission Clinic 48 hours prior to admission into hospital.
The Pre-Admission Clinic is open on weekdays from 07h30 - 16h00 for all your pre-hospitalisation questions and admission requirements – Phone number 011 796 6584/6771.
The post natal ward consists of:
The private and semi private rooms are available on a “first come first serve basis”. Please keep your beautiful flowers and gifts to a minimum: you will appreciate them much more at home.
The Nursery Our ward policy is “rooming-in” which means you will learn to handle your baby with confidence in different circumstances. It encourages bonding. You are more comfortable with breast feeding.
First night in Hospital: All babies are taken to the nursery, as mothers are exhausted and you may not hear your baby cry. NB: your baby will be brought to you for breastfeeding if requested by you.
Services offered Registration of babies
Public Relations Officer (PRO)
Our public relations officer serves as a link between the hospital, patients, doctors and staff. Should you need any assistance please contact the officer at the reception desk of our hospital. If you are from out of town, the PRO and reception desk has a list of accommodation near the hospital for family members.
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
We welcome all of our patients’ visitors, as we know what a difference the support of close family and friends can make.
In light of this, we also have to be aware of the rest that all of our patients require and we have thus provided for visitors to visit our hospitals only at certain designated times and these are:
Grandparents - 10mins only
Further to this, other rules apply with respect to visitors and these are:
Life Occupational Health
Training & Development
Life Healthcare Foundation
Results & Reports
Share Price Information
News & Media
Acute Rehabilitation Services
Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation
Hyperbaric Oxygen Services
Mental Health Services
Renal Dialysis Services
Quality management system
Staff at the heart of quality
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