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Life St Mark's Clinic


Life St Mark’s Clinic is a 70-bed facility in Southernwood in East London. It’s a short-term admission psychiatric clinic, treating in-patients as well as day patients. The principle forms of therapy used at the clinic are crisis counselling, cognitive behavioural therapy and life skills training. A high-care facility is available for seriously ill patients and therapeutic programmes are conducted in small groups. Specialised treatment is provided for specific illnesses such as anxiety disorders, depression and substance dependence. There is a dedicated team of health professionals, including seven psychiatrists that embraces the caring principles of empathy, ethics, excellence, energy and empowerment. In addition, the hospital employees at all levels actively participate in community initiatives to improve the quality of life in surrounding areas.


043 707 4400
Physical address
16 St Andrews Road, Southernwood, East London, 5201
-32.996294 : 27.903825
Hospital manager
Mathews Moavodi
Visiting hours

All visiting hours listed below for all general wards, ICU and High Care units are suspended until further notice.

For visitation exceptions around neonatal ICU and paediatric wards contact the hospital directly or click here for more information.

Medical services

Short-term admission psychiatric clinic.


Dr Dave Schaefer 043 726 0744
Dr John Woods 043 726 0744
Dr Lihle Mweba-Bewana 076 241 7139
Dr Nomnandi Nkowane 043 722 0325
Dr Ntandazo Puzi 043 722 0325
Dr Peter Woods 043 726 0744
Dr Roselle Le Roux 043 726 0744
Dr Sisanda Mtshemla 043 772 0325
Dr Xandri Heydenrych 060 909 1426

Contact us

Hospital manager Mathews Moavodi
Physical address 16 St Andrews Road
East London
Postal address 16 St Andrews Road
East London
Telephone 437 074 400
Fax 437 432 408
Email jackie.sparks@lifehealthcare.co.za
Map Life St Marks Clinic