The 214-bed Life Groenkloof Hospital is situated in the leafy suburb south-east of the city centre of Pretoria. It used to be called the Little Company of Mary Hospital, and while the name may have changed, doctors and staff continue to serve the community with dedication, embracing the values of competence, compassion and spiritual support. The hospital is renowned for the treatment of sports injuries in its special orthopaedics’ centre. The state-of-the-art facilities include nine theatres, a special stroke unit, and oncology clinic, and an accident and trauma centre with special resuscitation facilities. A large team of first-class specialists in 24 medical and surgical disciplines is available to patients in this world-class facility. Through their ongoing quality training, hospital employees are able to deliver excellent healthcare and embrace the principles of empathy, ethics, excellence and empowerment.
- 012 460 4744
- 012 424 3600
- Physical address
- 50 George Storrar Drive, Groenkloof, 0181
- -25.763277 : 28.21582
- Hospital manager
- Henriette Pretorius
- Visiting hours
For visitation exceptions around neonatal ICU and paediatric wards contact the hospital directly or clickherefor more information.
We welcome visitors, as we know what a difference the support of close family and friends can make. In terms of this, and bearing in mind the rest that all patients require, we would prefer that visitors visit their loved ones only at certain designated times these are:
- No visiting hours in the morning
- 15h00 – 16h00
- 19h00 – 20h00
- 16h00 – 16h45
- 19h15 – 20h00
- Bariatric surgery
- ENT surgery
- Emergency services
- Gastroenterology (HPB)
- General surgery
- Intensivist care
- Internal medicine/ physicians
- Maxillofacial surgery
- Neuro & spinal surgery
- Orthopaedic surgery
- Plastic & reconstructive surgery
- Paediatric endocrinology
- Paediatric pulmonology
- Paediatric infectious diseases specialist
- Nuclear medicine
- Radiology (including CT scanner, PET scanner, bone densitometry, mammography, MRI and x-rays)
- Renal dialysis
- Audio & speech therapy
- Lung function laboratorium
- Orthotics & prosthesis services
- Retail pharmacy
|ER24 & Sports Injury Clinic|
|Dr Peet van der Merwe & Partners||012424 3834 /012 460 4744|
|Ear, nose & throat surgeon(s)|
|Dr Amelia Geyser||012 880 1569|
|Dr Jacques Viljoen||012346 5253|
|Dr Hendri Pretorius||012 644 0069|
|Dr Jeanne-Marie Malan||012 460 2472|
|Dr Renée Theron||012 460 9994|
|Dr Gerrit Opperman (Bariatric)||012945 3870 / 2|
|Dr Pierre van Rooyen||012 460 4478|
|Dr Wim van Wyk||012 460 5235|
|Dr Thula Ngcobo (Breast Surgeon)||012424 3850|
|Dr Bianca Zondagh||012346 4564|
|Gynaecologist & Gynaecologist Oncologist|
|Dr Emma Bryant||012 346 2634|
|Dr Piet Wessels||012 433 9869|
|Maxillo, Facial & Oral Surgeon|
|Dr Evan Rabie||012 012 5940|
|Dr Rudzani Mathonsi||010005 6685|
|Dr Moses Mahlangu||010005 6685|
|Dr Chris Guldenpfennig||012 346 7685 / 4039|
|Dr Linette van Niekerk||087802 9466|
|Dr Wiebren Duim||012 460 2900|
|Dr Albert Viljoen||012 346 5319|
|Dr Edward Gurnell||012 346 5319|
|Dr Tshepang Tau||012 882 0068|
|Dr Christa Zinn||012 346 6812|
|Dr Greta Lange||012 346 6812|
|Dr Ananda Vorster||012 346 6701|
|Dr Coenraad Slabber||012 346 6701|
|Dr Jacqueline Kempen||012 346 6701|
|Dr Graham Cohen||012 346 6701|
|Dr Richard Khanyile||012 346 6701|
|Prof Lydia Dreosti||012 346 6701|
|Dr Alwich Alexander||012424 3850|
|Dr Claud Kilian||012 346 1157|
|Dr Denise Potgieter||012 346 6650|
|Dr Duwayne Vermaak||012 346 2692 / 012 460 9705|
|Dr Daan du Plessis||012 346 3004|
|Dr Eudore Mare||012 346 4862|
|Dr Eugene Pelser||012 346 8399|
|Dr Fred Froeling||012 346 5724|
|Dr Faf Labuschagne||012 460 9099|
|Dr Johan Prins||082 899 2519 / 082 899 2520|
|Dr Melt van Niekerk||012346 7279|
|Dr Hannes Oosthuizen||012 460 5904|
|Dr Wim Hiddema||012 346 3004|
|Dr Jacobus van Staden||012367 4322|
|Paediatric infectious diseases specialist|
|Prof Nicolette du Plessis||071 223 1774|
|Dr Jacobus van Dyk (Endocrinologist)||012 460 7900 / 1|
|Dr Yolandi Lambrechts||012 460 7900 / 1|
|Dr Adele Roux||012340 0299|
|Du Buisson & Partners||012 460 3981|
|Du Buisson & Partners (Oncology)||012 460 5094|
|Lancet Dyson Lab||012 424 9540|
|Vermaak & Partners||012 460 0155|
|Dr Richard Siebert||012 460 1160|
|Dr Siebert Wiid||012 460 1160|
|Dr Francois Steenkamp||012 460 1160|
|Dr Janine Boswel||012 460 1160|
|Dr Johan vd Watt||012460 1160|
|Dr Johannes Kritzinger||012 435 8034|
|Dr Boitumelo Kenoshi||012424 3850|
|Dr Ben Moodie||012012 5940|
|Pretoria Mammography & MR department|
|Mammography||012 460 3293|
|MR Department||012460 1839|
|Dr Ingo de Muelenaere||012 460 4749|
|Dr Kobie Pio||012 460 4749|
|Dr Marlene Soares||012 460 4749|
|Dr Maryke Etsebeth||012 460 4749|
|Radiology / nuclear medicine|
|Capital Radiology||012 4603699 / 4602796|
|Dr Joyce Ziki||063666 1793 / 012460 1160|
|Spinal & orthopaedic surgeon(s)|
|Dr Ian Zondagh||012 346 4449|
|Dr Slade Vermaak||012346 4449|
|Dr Christopher Evans||012346 4176|
|Dr Neels Nothnagel||012346 4176|
|Dr Rene Mooloo||012343 0093|
50 George Storrar Drive
P O Box 17012
012 424 3600
012 346 0562
24 Hr Nursing Care Number
Bariatric Unit- 012 424 3860
The new CEMMSSA (Centre of Excellence for Metabolic Medicine and Surgery in South Africa) accredited metabolic unit at Life Groenkloof Hospital will offer expert care for patients who are considering weight loss surgery. The decision to undergo weight loss surgery should be well informed and therefore the unit is supported by a multi-disciplinary team. This team consists of physicians, surgeons, dieticians, physiotherapists and clinical psychologists.
The unit boasts the latest state of the art equipment and the design of the unit provides for the needs of the patients to ensure they are comfortable and to assist them on their journey to better health. For more information please feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Breast Care Centre - 012424 3860
The breast care centre offers a full array of collaborative information services, including coordination to the various departments for screenings and diagnosis to innovative treatment. The breast care centre focuses on a patient-centered care approach and works closely with the hospitals multi-disciplinary team. The specialised nursing practitioner will ensure support and counselling to patients
and their family throughout the diagnoses and treatment of breast cancer. The specialised nursing practitioners support service is free of charge and is based at Life Groenkloof Hospital The Breast Care Centre can be contacted toll free on 0861 227 300 or via email at email@example.com
Life Groenkloof Pharmacy consists of three parts: Retail Pharmacy, Hospital Dispensary and Surgical Store and each section is run by a group of enthusiastic competent staff. The pharmacy has 7 pharmacists, 5 pharmacist’s assistants and 10 other supporting staff to meet the needs of our business. The pharmacy motto is “Fast, Efficient and Friendly” and we aim at always giving the best service possible to all our customers, be it a patient, nurse or doctor. The hospital's retail pharmacy trading hours are as follows:
|Weekdays (Monday-Friday)||07:00 – 17:00|
|Saturday||08:00 – 16:00|
|Sundays & Public Holidays||09:00 – 15:00|
|Weekdays (Monday-Friday)||09:00 – 17:00|
|Saturday||09:00 – 16:00|
|Sundays & Public Holidays||09:00 – 15:00|
We invite you to visit our pharmacy with your queries and prescriptions and feel free to rate our service on the electronic questionnaire provided. We are looking forward to serving you.
Renal Dialysis Unit - 012424 3864
We provide acute and chronic renal dialysis from a state-of- the art renal dialysis unit. Treatment services offered include:
- chronic haemodialysis and haemodiafiltration
- acute dialysis
- continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT)
- slow continuous therapies
- plasma exchange
The renal dialysis unit can be contacted on 012 424 3864 during office hours or 062 280 4046 in emergencies.
Stroke Unit - 012460 5909
The new all-inclusive specialist stroke unit at Life Groenkloof Hospital will offer expert care for stroke patients from the emergency stage all the way through to comprehensive functional rehabilitation. There are specialist neurologists in stroke care at the hospital, who will manage the initial admission and acute care until the patient has stabilised. This will be followed by admission to the neurology unit, staffed by a comprehensive interdisciplinary team, for intensive rehabilitation of physical, functional, cognitive, and emotional problems arising from the stroke. Family education and detailed report backs to all involved will form part of the service. Following discharge from the unit, outpatient therapy will be continued by referring therapists as well as therapists based at the hospital to ensure that stroke sufferers regain as much as possible quality of life and functionality after stroke.
Stroke Support Group - 084270 4507
Wiesenhof Coffee Shop is situated on the ground floor and is open from 07h00 to 20h00 weekdays and 08h00 to 17h30 Saturday and Sundays.
Overview. You and your loved ones want the best care, at the best facility at the right time, and Life Healthcare has 66 healthcare facilities from which to choose.How many Life Healthcare hospitals are there in South Africa? ›
We fulfill our purpose, our vision and our mission across South Africa and Botswana. Our 49 acute hospitals are found in the Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, North West, Western Cape and Botswana.When was Life Healthcare founded? › How much is private hospital per day? ›
Depending on your city, the private hospital in question and the ward, a hospital bed costs between R1,200 to over R2,000 per day. This simply includes the cost of staying in hospital for each day and meals.Is a life hospital private? ›
With hospitals throughout South Africa and several facilities in each of the major cities, Life Healthcare has established itself as the dominant player in the private hospital industry.Who is the CEO of Life Healthcare? ›
He is a seasoned and proven business leader with strong global experience in strategy and operational delivery in complex and evolving environments.
The Netcare Group employs just over 30 000 people and operates the largest private hospital, primary healthcare, emergency medical services and renal care network in South Africa.Can I go to a private hospital without medical aid? ›
Private fixed fees are available to patients who will be paying upfront for their surgery. This may include those without medical insurance, those whose insurance does not cover specific procedures or where medical aid benefits have been exhausted for the year.What does life healthcare do? ›
We improve the lives of people by means of the delivery of high-quality, cost-effective care. We are always striving to do our best, and a good sign of our performance is our patient satisfaction, and our care is infused with layers of compassion, enabling us to grow.Who is the founder of the Life Healthcare? ›
Health care are the specific things that people do: see a patient or prescribe a medication. Healthcare is an industry, the system by which people get the health care they need.Can you pay cash in private hospital? ›
Payment Methods And Private Hospitals
In some cases, patients may need to pay a small co-payment admission fee, also in cash or by credit card. Post-treatment, the private hospital submits the bill to the medical aid who immediately reimburses the facility if: the specific plan covers the procedure and hospital.
The doctors and hospitals have all the information and competence. This always leads to inefficiencies, escalated costs and even malpractice, he said. "The only way to bring down private healthcare costs is to have a robust public healthcare system at no or nominal cost to the people.How can I get admitted to hospital? ›
Patient Reports To The Reception Of The Hospital. Front Office Executive Enquires About The Patient's Problem. Front Office Executive Refers The Patient To The Concerned Department/Doctor. Patient Reports There, And Concerned Doctor Investigates The Patient's Case History.
Intensive care services are very expensive and are one of the largest drivers of hospital costs, even in public hospitals where the cost per patient per ICU day has been estimated at R22,700 .Does life hospital give baby bags? ›
I recently gave birth at one of the Life Hospitals and upon admission received a gift bag , which contained some products , that are essential for both baby and mommy. Decided to take you inside the Life Hospital baby gift bag and show you what was inside.How many private hospitals are there in South Africa? ›
|Province||Public clinic||Private hospital|
The NHS is certainly a rewarding place to work for overseas health professionals, with lots of exciting opportunities to make a real difference to patients' lives. And there are many, many hospitals you could be working for; approximately 1,229 across the UK.Which is the largest teaching hospital in England? ›
The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the largest trusts in the UK and includes the one of the largest teaching hospitals in Europe.What is the biggest hospital in Scotland? ›
- Fast facts. Barts Health is the largest NHS trust in London and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers: ...
- St Bartholomew's Hospital. ...
- The Royal London Hospital. ...
- Mile End Hospital. ...
- Whipps Cross Hospital. ...
- Newham Hospital.
|1||Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust||7,233|
|2||Ashford and St. Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust||7,029|
|3||Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust||6,582|
|4||University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust||6,260|
First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzou University
The First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzou University is comfortably the biggest hospital in the world by number of beds; it currently has around 7,000.
Is there a standard tariff/ cost of bed for inpatient stay? The average daily cost of an inpatient bed is £215 per day at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, and £310 at Heartlands, Good Hope, and Solihull Hospitals.Which are the best teaching hospitals in the UK? ›
- Cambridge University Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust Cambridge. ...
- Institute of Cancer Research Royal Hospital London. ...
- Freeman Hospital, Newcastle. ...
- Birmingham Children's Hospital. ...
- Royal Berkshire NHS. ...
- Bedford Trust Hospital. ...
- BMI Healthcare Institute. ...
- Nuffield Health.
|1||St Thomas' Hospital London||91.2|
|2||The Royal Victoria Infirmary Newcastle Upon Tyne||90.9|
|3||University College Hospital London||90.6|
|4||Freeman Hospital Newcastle Upon Tyne||90.5|
Scotland's top three hospitals were named as Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, and Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow.Who is the best doctors in the world? ›
Patrick Soon Shiong. Dr. Shiong is known as the best doctor in the world and also one of the richest doctors in the world. He is a South African-American transplant surgeon, billionaire businessman, bioscientist, and media owner.Which country has the best doctor? ›
1. United States: On our list of the top ten nations with the best doctors in the world, the United States earns the top spot.
|Weston General Hospital|
- The Mayo Clinic. The Mayo Clinic is based in Minnesota, USA. ...
- Hirslanden Klinik Im Park. ...
- Singapore General Hospital. ...
- Johns Hopkins Hospital. ...
- Charité Berlin. ...
- Massachusetts General Hospital. ...
- Toronto General Hospital. ...
- University of Tokyo Hospital.
Little to no evidence exists that implies one service is better than the other, as both NHS England and NHS Scotland do exceptional work, providing life-changing care and support to those people facing a variety of health concerns.