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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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21 Chaplin Rd
Illovo 2196, South Africa
011 219 9000
08:00 - 16:30
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A way of life
Life St George’s 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 St George’s 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.
40 Park Drive Port Elizabeth 6001
P O Box 12051 Centrahil 6006
At Life St George’s 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 St George’s Hospital staff participate 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 St George’s Hospital reflects the high standards of health and care we set out to deliver.
The care delivered at Life St George’s 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 at Life St George`s Hospital believe that only the best is good enough for mother and baby. That`s why we`ll walk that extra mile to smooth your transition into motherhood and make birth a memorable experience. Fathers are not forgotten and we encourage them to share in the birth process.
We trust that the information on this site will provide answers to questions you may have regarding your confinement and hospital stay
Our modern maternity wing has private, semi-private and eight-bed postnatal wards where your baby may room-in with you. Premature and full-term babies who need specialised treatment are cared for in our state-of-the-art nursery and neonatal high care unit, or in neonatal intensive care unit.
Specialised Maternity Care Units
Before you are admitted:
12h00 – 15h00: rest period for mom and baby15h00 - 16h30 19h00 - 20h00
3 visitors per patient, no children under 16 years (unless own children)
We are willing to accommodate special visiting requests, within reason.
Maternity Support Services
At the Life St George’s Hospital Cardiac Centre we focus on all aspects of cardiology and cardio-thoracic surgery from prevention and diagnosis, to treatment and rehabilitation of cardiac patients.
Following the introduction of world-class facilities, our Cardiac Centre is helping many patients to improve the quality of their lives through the early diagnosis and treatment of a wide spectrum of cardiac conditions.
Our dedicated, multi-disciplinary team and state-of-the-art technology will ensure that we provide the best possible specialist cardiac service to the Port Elizabeth and surrounding areas.
All our cardiac facilities ensure that our patients, young and old, receive only the best quality nursing care and treatment.
Our cardiac facilities
Other facilities complementing our cardiac facilities:
At Life St George’s Hospital, the following are available:
The doctors listed below are private practitioners. Please enquire about their rates directly with the practice.
Patient and visitor information
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:
Telephones are available at a nominal rental and all calls at Telkom rates.
Meals are ordered from a menu. Special diets, e.g. diabetic, Halaal, vegetarian are provided.
The following items are required for admission:
A parent or legal guardian must accompany all patients under 18 years.
We have a Pre Admissions Clinic on site to assist with all your requirements before being admitted into our hospital. They are centrally situated on the first floor of the Medical Suites.Office hours: 07:30 - 16:30
In striving to ensure that we provide quality care, we monitor our service to patients on an ongoing basis. On discharge patients are asked to complete a questionnaire regarding their stay in hospital. Participation is voluntary, but it does assist management in addressing any problems and improving our service to you.
We especially welcome any suggestions our patients may have. If you have any suggestions for us, please contact us on email address - Natalie.Henman@lifehealthcare.co.za
St George’s Hospital charges medical aid tariffs, i.e. contracted in fees. There is a special fee for private rooms and suites.
Private patients are requested to pay a deposit equal to a percentage of the average cost of the specific procedure prior to admission, and the balance on discharge. Accounts for medical aid patients are sent directly to the medical aid.
Coronary Care Unit
Post Natal Unit
Please note that there is no visiting from 12h00 to 15h00 as this is a time when our patients rest.
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