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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 Bay View Private Hospital was acquired by Life Healthcare on 2 June 2010.
Life Healthcare is one of the largest private healthcare hospital groups in South Africa, operating 63 acute care facilities across the country.
Our group 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 as part of the Life Healthcare group we subscribe to its unique core values, while individually striving to continually improve facilities, standards and technology.
At Life Bay View Private 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.
The management and staff of Life Bay View Private Hospital pride themselves on their commitment to service excellence. Compassionate and expert care is complemented by a philosophy of exceeding expectations. Our strength lies in our dedicated team of supporting specialists and nursing staff who are committed to the well being of every patient.
Situated high on a hill in Mossel Bay, with spectacular views of the Indian Ocean, the 108 bed Life Bay View Private Hospital is an upmarket, high technology facility located in a tranquil setting.
The hospital’s accident and emergency unit is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, with a doctor on call. Specialists are also on call in the event of their expertise being required to manage an emergency.
State of the art facilities and technology include five theatres, two of which are equipped with laminar flow technology; as well as a digital urology theatre and a gastroenterology suite. There are also a cardiac catheterisation laboratory equipped with advanced technology equipment; a six bed intensive care unit, an eight bed high care unit, and a two bed neonatal ICU located in the 12 bed maternity wing. Other facilities include a paediatric unit, sleep laboratory, and pharmacy.
In addition to the cardiac catheterisation laboratory, diagnostic facilities comprise a pathology laboratory and radiology unit including X-rays, a CT scanner, MRI scanner, bone densitometry scanner and sonar equipment.
Accommodation is provided in wards and private rooms, which are luxuriously appointed to promote the comfortable recovery of our patients. Just Coffee @ Bay View is also situated on the premises for the comfort of our visitors and patients.
Medical and surgical disciplines
The doctors listed below are private practitioners. Please enquire about their rates directly with the practice.
Patient and visitor information
At Life Bay View Private Hospital, we take pride in providing you with information that you will need in order to make your stay with us a pleasant and hassle-free experience.
If there is any further information that you or your family require regarding our hospital and our services, please feel free to contact us.
The following items are required for admission:
A parent or legal guardian must accompany all patients under 18 years.
Day patients undergoing surgery under anaesthetic should arrange for transport from the hospital. It is not advisable to drive for 24 hours following an anaesthetic.
Patients are encouraged to make use of our pre-admission clinic prior to scheduled admissions. This will ensure a hassle free admission and that all medical & financial risks are managed before day of admission. In the case where a scheduled patient is unable to visit the pre-admission clinic, they will be contacted telephonically prior to admission.
In keeping with our goal to continue providing high quality care, we monitor our service to patients on an ongoing basis. On discharge patients are asked to complete a questionnaire regarding their stay in hospital. You may also receive a SMS asking you to rate our service. Participation is voluntary, but it does assist management in addressing any problems and improving our service. We especially welcome any suggestions you may have.
Our visiting hours are as follows:
General Wards & ICU:
Only three visitors are allowed per patient in general wards and in ICU visitors are restricted to only two family members at one time.
No visiting will be allowed outside visiting hours.
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