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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,
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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...
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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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A way of life
The Life Sports Science Orthopaedic Surgical Day Centre is a dedicated orthopaedic surgical facility specialising in orthopaedic day procedures for both prominent sportsmen and private patients.
Life Healthcare is recognised throughout the health industry for its high calibre healthcare professionals and excellent facilities. Quality care is provided by orthopaedic surgeons, based at the centre and specialising in ankle, elbow, hand, hip, knee and shoulder joints.
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 Sports Science Orthopaedic Surgical Day Centre our priority is to focus on the delivery of a special brand of health and care to patients. Within a world class facility, this unique approach is what makes the difference.
The Life Sports Science Orthopaedic Surgical Day Centre is situated adjacent to the existing Sports Science Institute complex in Newlands, Cape Town. The historic Mariendahl Terrace cottages have been converted to accommodate this highly specialised facility.
TheatresThe two theatres at the centre are equipped with the latest technology for orthopaedic surgery. Dedicated surgical nursing staff ensures efficiency, continuity and a high standard of care in theatre.
Day wardThe day ward has four beds and two lazy boys to accommodate six patients. Orthopaedic nursing staff provides high quality of care.
SurgeonsThe surgeons are all super-specialised and only practice in their specific field of orthopaedic surgery. Most are associated with the University of Cape Town’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Groote Schuur and are involved in teaching and research.
Associated unitsThe centre is linked to the Life Orthopaedic Hospital and to the Orthopaedic Sports Clinic at the Sports Science Institute.
The doctors listed below are private practitioners. Please enquire about their rates directly with the practice.
Patient and visitor information
At Life Sports Science Orthopaedic Surgical Day Centre, 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 centre. It is not advisable to drive for 24 hours following an anaesthetic.
33 58 16.92 S; 18 28 02.73 E
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. Participation is voluntary, but it does assist management in addressing any problems and improving our service. We especially welcome any suggestions you may have.
Life Sports Science Orthopaedic Surgical Day Centre charges medical aid tariffs according to scale of benefits.
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