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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. The available mental health services include general psychiatry such as the treatment of anxiety, depression, bipolar mood disorder, schizophrenia, post-traumatic stress disorder or other mental health conditions associated with substance use disorders. There is a dedicated team of health professionals, including 10 psychiatrists and a neuropsychiatrist 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
Musa Madonsela
Visiting hours

Our visiting times are subject to change. For information on visiting times, please contact the hospital directly.

Medical services

Short-term admission psychiatric clinic.


Dr Dave Schaefer 043 726 0744
Dr John Woods 043 726 0744
Dr Nozuko Ludidi 043 722 2988
Dr Nomnandi Nkowane 043 722 0325
Dr Ntandazo Puzi 043 722 2988
Dr Peter Woods 043 726 0744
Dr Roselle Le Roux 043 726 0744
Dr Xandri Heydenrych 060 909 1426
Dr Adila Aboobaker 066 263 8864
Dr Nombulelo Madala-Witbooi 062 401 5870
Dr Yanga Thungana 063 724 7891

Contact us

Hospital manager Musa Madonsela
Physical address 16 St Andrews Road
East London
Postal address 16 St Andrews Road
East London
Telephone 043 707 4400
Fax 043 743 2408
Email shereen.ehlers@lifehealthcare.co.za
Map Life St Marks Clinic