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The three cornerstones of our business and our commitment to our patients are, Life, Health and Care.
Life summarises our philosophy of protecting our patient's wellbeing
and quality of life. Health is our clinical excellence in world-class
facilities, and Care is the human touch of providing quality service,
respect and empathy for those entrusted to our care. Read more...
63 facilities in 7 provinces, of which 51 are acute care. Read more...
6 Mental Health units in 3 provinces and 2 units which offer involuntary and assisted mental health admissions. Read more...
7 Adult and 2 Paediatric Units in 5 provinces. Read more...
The company delivers hospital based services in the fields of chronic mental healthcare, frail care, rehabilitation and acute care in 5 provinces. Read more...
10 Renal Dialysis units in 5 provinces and still growing. Read more...
The Life College of Learning has over 1 000 students studying various nursing programmes each year. Read more...
Leading provider of contracted, on-site occupational and primary healthcare services to employer groups in commerce, industry, mining, parastatals and to government correctional services. Read more...
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Illovo 2196, South Africa
011 219 9000
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A way of life
Life The Glynnwood Hospital is a member of Life Healthcare, one of the largest private hospital groups in South Africa, operating 63 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 The Glynnwood 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 and helps us to maintain our position as one of the top hospitals in the country.
33 - 35 Harrison Street Benoni 1501
P O Box 635 Benoni 1500
At Life The Glynnwood 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 one of our hospitals or other healthcare facilities.
All Life The Glynnwood Hospital staff participate 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.
Our modern, sophisticated facilities include:
Medical and surgical disciplines
We trust that the information on this Web Site will provide answers to questions you may have regarding your confinement and hospital stay.
Specialised Care Units
We opened our first cardiac catheterisation laboratory in 1995 and since then we have upgraded and expanded our facilities and services in order to continuously offer our patients the five-star service for which we are renowned.
Health awareness initiatives Life The Glynnwood has built up a reputation for its efforts in promoting preventive healthcare to the general public. In particular, our efforts are focused around education on the prevention of cardiac disease, HIV/Aids, Breast Cancer & Mental Health.
The doctors listed below are private practitioners. Please enquire about their rates directly with the practice.
The telephone details of the doctors have been listed below. The doctors have been alphabetically categorized according to their specialty.
Patient and visitor information
At Life The Glynnwood hospital we take pride in providing you with information that you may need in order to make your stay with us as pleasant and comfortable 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.
Life The Glynnwood realises the importance of personal comforts and accommodation and therefore includes private and semi-private rooms with bathroom, TV, music, and telephone.
Parents are encouraged to bring their child’s favourite toy, blanket or pillow on admission, to provide some extra reassurance.
Today most medical aids have to pre-authorise a patient’s admission to hospital. Patients are therefore encouraged to find out from their medical aids what requirements they may have, prior to admission. These requirements may include a deposit or co-payment, which must be made to the hospital prior to or on admission.
Patients are also encouraged to fill out admission forms prior to the actual date that they are to be hospitalised.
The hospital will require:
Where a pre-admission has been done, the patient need only collect his or her pre-printed form on the day of hospitalisation, to take up to the ward.
Only private patients will be required to pay in full on discharge, unless prior arrangements are made with credit control.
If relevant, patients will be supplied with prescribed medication to take home before being discharged. In addition, the nursing sister on duty will explain to the patient any nursing or convalescing care that may need to be followed.
A member of the nursing staff will escort mothers and their newborn babies to their cars. Only then is the baby officially handed over to the care of the parents.
A porter will assist elderly and / or incapacitated patients, to their cars.
In keeping with our goal to continue providing high quality care, we monitor our service to patients on an ongoing basis via a newly implemented Patient Satisfaction feedback system.
Different visiting hours apply to different wards.
Thank you for your enquiry regarding our hospital
Children under 12 years of age are not permitted in the wards. Only two visitors per patient.
The visiting hours in hospital are as follows:
1 General Ward
10h00 – 12h0014h00 – 16h0018h00 – 20h00
1 North – Orthopaedic Ward
14h30 – 15h3018h30 – 19h30
1 South – Surgical Ward
1 East – Maternity Ward
14h30 – 15h3018h30 – 19h30Only patients own children will be allowed during visiting hours
1 West – Short Stay Surgical Ward
2 North – Medical Ward
14h00 – 15h3018h00 – 19h30
2 South – Medical Ward
2 East – Cardio-Thoracic Ward
14h30 – 15h3019h15 – 20h00
2 West – Oncology Ward
10h00 – 11h0014h00 – 15h0018h00 – 19h30
10h30 – 11h3014h30 – 15h3018h30 – 19h30
15h00 – 16h0019h00 – 20h00
ICU 3rd Floor
Paeds ICU 4th Floor
10h00 - 11h00 – Parents only14h00 - 15h00 – Grandparents only19h00 - 20h00 – Parents only
SICU 4th Floor
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