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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
011 219 9000
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A way of life
Life Bedford Gardens 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 Bedford Gardens 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.
7 Leicester RoadBedford GardensBedfordview2008
P O Box 751052Gardenview2047
At Life Bedford Gardens 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 Bedford Gardens Hospital staff participates in on-going 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 Bedford Gardens Hospital reflects the high standards of health and care we set out to deliver.
The care delivered at Life Bedford Gardens 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
The doctors listed below are private practitioners. Please enquire about their rates directly with the practice.
Patient and visitor information
At Life Bedford Gardens 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.
Before you arrive
Cell phones may be used during the day, provided that this does not disturb other patients. The use of cell phones is not allowed after 19:00.
No cell phones are allowed in ICUs.
Remember not to get your wound dressing wet unnecessarily.
Observe the operation area for the following signs of infection:
If any of these symptoms occur, contact your surgeon immediately.
It is likely that your doctor will prescribe medication for you to use at home after the procedure, which we will provide for your convenience. You are also welcome to take the script to your own pharmacy, but please inform us beforehand, if you would like to take up this option.
Payments / Tariffs
Patients belonging to a Registered Medical Aid Fund Hospital tariffs are charged according to the benefit scale. Some medical aid funds do require their members to pay part of incurred costs.
We recommended that you get prior authorisation regarding:
Patients not belonging to a Medical Aid Fund An advance payment equalling the estimated costs of your account will be payable on admission. Please contact the Hospital reception regarding any enquiries about your hospitalisation. For our contact details, please click here.
The hospital account does not include any other incurred costs e.g. for services rendered by your doctor, anaesthetist, radiologist, pathologist, etc. Please contact the Hospital regarding advance payments prior to your admission.
Smoking is not permitted in any ward. Patients and Visitors may only smoke in the designated smoking areas.
It is advisable not to bring any jewellery, valuable articles, and large amounts of money or firearms. The hospital doesn’t take responsibility for the safekeeping of these articles.
Further to this, other rules apply with respect to visitors and these are:
We do ask visitors to adhere to visiting times, which enable:
What to bring with you
Your stay with us
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