Our Hospitals

Life Piet Retief Hospital

A way of life

Life Piet Retief 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 Piet Retief 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.

Telephone
017 826 9200 / 9215
Email
jorinda.prinsloo@lifehealthcare.co.za
Physical address
6 Mansoor Street, Kempville, Piet Retief, 2380
GPS
-27.012937 : 30.803414
Hospital manager
Chrisna Krynauw
Visiting hours

We welcome all of our patients` visitors, as we know what a difference the support of close family and friends can make. However, we also have to be aware of the rest that all of our patients require thus we have certain designated times that loved ones can visit patients:

  • 11h00 – 12h00
  • 15h00 – 16h00
  • 19h00 – 20h00

Further to this, other rules apply with respect to visitors and these are:

Visitors are restricted to two (2) per patient at a time. Children are welcome, but they must be accompanied by an adult. Please note that in specialised units such as the maternity ward – other visitation rules apply – please see the maternity section for more information.

Visiting hours – maternity unit

The father of the baby is welcome any time until 20h00. Siblings of the baby are allowed one visit per stay to meet the new baby and grandparents are allowed during normal visiting hours.

Please note that no children (other than the siblings of the baby) will be allowed in the maternity unit.

Our team

At Life Piet Retief 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 our hospitals.

All Life Piet Retief Hospital staff participates 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 Piet Retief Hospital reflects the high standards of health and care we set out to deliver.

The care delivered at Life Piet Retief Hospital extends into the community. We actively participate in community initiatives to improve the quality of life in surrounding areas.

Our facilities

Everything we do is focused on delivery of high quality treatment and unique standards of care - whether for routine, more serious or extensive procedures.

Life Piet Retief Hospital makes provision for the treatment of surgical, medical, paediatric and day patients. It also offers obstetrics.

Our modern facilities include:

  • A 24 hour accident (ER Doctor on Call) and emergency unit with private ambulance service
  • 13 adult general surgical and medical beds
  • 10 day surgical beds
  • Two ICU beds and one high care bed
  • A 10 bed maternity unit
  • A seven bed children’s ward
  • Two state of the art theatres
  • One delivery room for maternity patients
  • A radiology unit with x-ray equipment
  • A pathology laboratory
  • A hospital pharmacy
  • A coffee shop for the convenience of our patients and their visitors

Medical and surgical disciplines

  • Anaesthesiology
  • Dentistry
  • General practice
  • Gynaecology
  • Internal medicine
  • Obstetrics
  • Ophthalmology (Visiting Specialist)
  • Pathology
  • Radiology (Direct line: 017 826 5068)
  • General Surgeon (Visiting Specialist)

Ancillary services: (Please contact Vinolia Sheick on 017 826 9216)

  • Dietician counselling
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Psychology
  • Sonographer
  • Audiologist

Supporting Doctors

GENERAL PRACTITIONERS
Ahmed M 017 826 1223
Ayob Y 017 846 9991
De Klerk M - Anaesthetist  017 826 0097
Essa EA 017 826 0097
Gangat B 017 826 3711
Garcia JL - Anaesthetist  017 826 0231
Hinze R 017 826 0021
Khumalo MP 017 826 4882
Krynauw (D) - Anaesthetist  017 826 2341
Krynauw (J) 017 826 2341
Lokothwayo T - Anaesthetist  017 826 6152
Lotter JC 017 826 2341
Maluleke P 017 826 3206
Masuku N - Anaesthetist  017 826 4569
Mathenjwa 034 413 3910
Mavimbela CS 017 826 1904
Niebuhr H  
Nxumalo H 017 826 4040
Paul H 034 995 1564
Pretorius 017 826 3590
VISITING SPECIALISTS
Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeon
Khumalo TB 017 826 9216
General Surgeon
Vukasinovic S 017 826 9216
Gynaecologist & Obstetrician
Makinde MG 017 826 9245
Ophthalmologist
Cronje PR 013 243 1632
Physician
Khan MA 034 312 8788

Contact us

Physical address

6 Mansoor Street
Kempville
Piet Retief
2380

Postal address

Private Bag 2650
Piet Retief
2380

Telephone

017 826 9200 / 9215

Fax

017 826 9255

 Email

jorinda.prinsloo@lifehealthcare.co.za

Patient and visitor information

We would like to make sure that you have all the information you need in order to make your hospitalisation as pleasant and hassle-free as possible. If there is any further information that you or your family require regarding our hospital and our services, please feel free to contact us on:
017 826 9200 / 017 826 9214

Accommodation

Accommodation at our hospital is extensive and includes:

  • Day beds
  • Private wards
  • General wards
  • High care unit
  • Intensive care units
  • We also offer TVs in all of our wards.

Private wards are all en-suite. An a la carte menu is available.

Visiting hours

We welcome all of our patients` visitors, as we know what a difference the support of close family and friends can make. However, we also have to be aware of the rest that all of our patients require thus we have certain designated times that loved ones can visit patients:

  • 11h00 – 12h00
  • 15h00 – 16h00
  • 19h00 – 20h00

Further to this, other rules apply with respect to visitors and these are:

Visitors are restricted to two (2) per patient at a time. Children are welcome, but they must be accompanied by an adult. Please note that in specialised units such as the maternity ward – other visitation rules apply – please see the maternity section for more information.

Visiting hours – maternity unit

The father of the baby is welcome any time until 20h00. Siblings of the baby are allowed one visit per stay to meet the new baby and grandparents are allowed during normal visiting hours.

Please note that no children (other than the siblings of the baby) will be allowed in the maternity unit.