Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, the hospital can provide treatment to patients from overseas. Should you require help making an appointment with any of our consultants please contact the hospital on +27 (043) 709 2111.

No, you do not need private medical insurance to be treated at the hospital. We do offer services as a government institution to medical aid and non medical aid patients for most procedures. For more information on paying for your own treatment at the hospital please contact our hospital administration.

There is limited parking inside the hospital premises. There is drop-off areas near the main and rear entrances of the hospital, regulated by our security services team.

Around the hospital there is on-street meter parking available, although spaces can be limited.

We have flexible visiting hours. If you wish to have visitors outside of these hours and it does not interfere with your treatment or recovery, please speak to the nurse in charge of the ward.

Patients can be visited during 11H00 - 12H00 / 15H00 - 16H00 / 19H00 - 20H00


Dr. Rolene Wagner


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