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What is high-functioning anxiety?

This form of anxiety could move you forward instead of holding you back, but it could also lead to burnout.

Find out the pros and cons of anxiety-driven achievement

What should you know about hip-replacement surgery?

Approach your operation with the facts about the procedure and the recovery process so you can fully heal.

Get answers to frequently asked questions

Everyone is going through something…

You are not the only person who is struggling, so don’t be afraid to ask for help or share how you are feeling with someone you trust.

Get help from a mental health professional

A healthy work environment is important

The way we work has changed, but it’s still vital that employees feel safe and supported, and that physical and mental wellness are a priority.

Find out more about Life Employee Health Solutions

Find the champion within

During his lifetime, Nelson Mandela encouraged people to believe that everyone can achieve greatness and do noteworthy things.

Find out about the qualities you can emulate

Contraception update: what you need to know

It is a woman’s right to control her own fertility and understand the hormonal and non-hormonal contraceptive options available.

Find out more about birth control

What is hyperthyroidism?

Rapid and irregular heartbeat? An accelerated metabolism and unintentional weight loss? You might want to ask your doctor to check the functioning of your thyroid gland.

Read more about this condition

Women, take control of your health

Make a commitment to be more aware of your body, practise self-care and define the life you want to live.

Achieve your health goals with expert advice

Feeding baby

Breast milk plays an important role in preventing life-threatening infections and new moms need help and support to successfully feed their baby.

Read about how to navigate this new journey

What causes bad eyesight?

If you’re experiencing vision problems, it could be linked to habits and lifestyles and pre-existing health conditions.

Read about three things linked to poor vision

Be proactive about your health

Going to the doctor isn’t only necessary when you’re sick. Preventive-care appointments can help your doctor identify potential problems and advise on lifestyle adjustments to reduce risk.

Make an appointment with your doctor

Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s?

Providing care for a relative or partner with Alzheimer’s can be extremely challenging, but the person you love is still there and needs your understanding and support.

Get help and advice from a specialist

Your heart is in your hands

The good news is that there is a lot you can do to lower your risk of heart disease. Take steps today that will give you a healthier future.

Find out more about our cardiac services

About Life Healthcare

Our purpose is making life better; improving the lives of others is in our genes.

Learn more about our vision, our mission and our values: what we are passionate about and why we believe we have a unique service to offer to everyone with whom we interact. 

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Why choose Life Healthcare?

We are dedicated to compassionate care, clinical excellence, quality service and a spirit of giving to those entrusted to our care. 

Careers and training

We invite the best and brightest employees to join our team – particularly in the fields of nursing, clinical engineering and pharmacy. We understand that a career is not just about showing up every day for a job; it is about fulfilling your potential.

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It's up to us.

Our choices can help prevent a third wave. Let's choose to make a difference, because every life counts. Choose life.

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Latest news

Life Healthcare supports government COVID-19 vaccination programme

Life Healthcare, one of South Africa’s leading hospital groups is pleased to be supporting the National Vaccination Drive currently underway and has identified several its private hospitals as vaccination sites.

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Life Healthcare is in a strong financial position despite the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

Life Healthcare Group Holdings Limited, one of South Africa’s largest healthcare organisations, today released its unaudited interim financial results for the six months ended 31 March 2021. People centricity remains a key focus for the success of the Group’s business.

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Life Healthcare hospitals remain open and operational for admission of patients and treatment of medical emergencies

Contrary to fake news and rumours on social media, no Life Healthcare Hospitals are closed and all are generally ready and able to admit COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 related patients.

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