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Life West Coast Private Hospital

Overview

Life West Coast Private Hospital is a 61-bed facility situated in the town of Vredenburg on the West Coast of the Western Cape. It is focused on providing high-quality treatment and an excellent standard of care to all its patients and visitors. The modern and sophisticated facilities include an emergency unit with a doctor on call (24/7), specialist backup, an intensive-care unit, a neonatal ICU, and a radiology facility with CT and MRI capability. There is a team of first-class health professionals available at this hospital, and the dedicated staff members prioritise quality, empathy and ethics in their delivery of service. The hospital employees actively participate in community initiatives to improve the quality of life of the people who live in the surrounding area, and through their ongoing quality training, hospital employees are able to deliver excellent healthcare and embrace the principles of empathy, ethics, excellence and empowerment.

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Emergency
022 719 1030
Telephone
022 719 1030
Email
pauline.gous@lifehealthcare.co.za
Physical address
22 Voortrekker Road, Vredenburg, 7380
GPS
-32.9120336 : 17.9894761
Hospital manager
Annette Olls
Visiting hours

We welcome visitors and we believe in integrating our patient’s family and friends into their day.  To be respectful towards all patients we request visitors to adhere to the designated times as listed below:

General ward

  • 15:00 – 16:00
  • 19:00 – 20:00

ICU

  • 11:00 – 12:00
  • 15:00 – 16:00
  • 19:00 – 20:00

Maternity ward

  • 10:00 – 22:00 for fathers/partners and siblings
  • 11:00 – 11:30 for grandparents
  • 15:00 – 16:00
  • 19:00 – 20:00
  • No children under 12 allowed

Paediatric ward

  • 15:00 – 16:00
  • 19:00 – 20:00
  • No children under 12 except siblings who will be allowed to visit in the Paediatric lounge
  • 1 Parent or guardian to stay at all times with the other parent allowed to relieve or exchange

All wards

  • Critically ill patients: Family visitation may be allowed subject to special arrangements with the unit manager or the hospital manager.
  • We discourage visiting by anyone who is ill or has been exposed to illness in the past two weeks.
  • Children under 12:  No children under 12 unless prior arrangement has been made with the unit manager or hospital manager.

Medical services

  • Anaesthesiology
  • Clinical & cosmetic dermatologist
  • Ear, nose & throat surgery
  • Eye surgery
  • General surgery
  • Internal medicine
  • Gynaecology / Obstetrics
  • Orthodontics
  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Paediatrics
  • Pathology
  • Physician
  • Plastic surgery
  • Radiology (including CT and MRI)
  • Urology

Doctors

Anaesthetist(s)
Dr Ryk Lochner 0227154740
Dr Wim van der Merwe 0227154740
Dr Carl Steadman 0227154740
Clinical and Cosmetic Dermatologist(s)
Dr Charlotte Mathobela 0227191353
Clinical Psychologist
Dr Gielie van Dyk 0227191353
Dietician
Annchen Weidemann 0833043257
Jess de Wet 0826228259
ENT Surgeon(s)
Dr Pieter Troost 0227191353
General surgeons
Dr Piet Boer 0227132460
Dr Gerrie Steenkamp 0227131599
Gynaecologists & Obstetrician(s)
Dr Johan Coetzee 0227191017
Dr Claudine Smit 0227191173
Ophthalmologist
Dr Zoran Aleksic 0227151380 / 0214264842
Maxillo-facial surgeon
Dr Sunil Aniruth 022 719 1353
Orthopaedic surgeon(s)
Dr Naudé Marais 0227132227
Dr Martin Storm 0227135123
Paediatrician(s)
Dr Mark Atkins 0227191393
Dr Hester van der Walt 0227135149
Pathology
Pathcare 0227132103
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon(s)
Dr Clare Neser 0227191353
Dr Conrad Pienaar 0227191353
Radiologist
Schnetler, Corbett & Partners (SCP) 0227134431
Rheumatologist
Dr Joe Latief 0227132142
Specialist Physician(s)
Dr Charles Marais 0227191062
Urologist
Dr Paul Whittaker 0227191353
West Coast Rehabilitation
Physiotherapy, Orthotist, Occupational Therapist 0227135340

Contact us

Physical address

22 Voortrekker Road
Vredenburg
7380

Postal address

P O Box 1032
Vredenburg
7380

Telephone

022 719 1030

Fax

022 719 1037

Email

pauline.gous@lifehealthcare.co.za
admissions6460@lifehealthcare.co.za

Map

Life West Coast Private Hospital