Life Healthcare at a glance

We fulfill our purpose, our vision and our mission across South Africa and Botswana.

Our 51 acute hospitals are found in the Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, North West, the Western Cape and Botswana.

Life Healthcare in numbers

  • 8 768 registered beds, including 1 230 ICU and high-care beds.
  • 303 operating theatres
  • 41 emergency units
  • 38 maternity units
  • 12 cardiac units
  • Seven dedicated acute rehabilitation units at Life Rehabilitation
  • Nine dedicated acute mental health facilities at Life Mental Health
  • 22 dedicated renal dialysis units offering 304 renal stations at Life Renal Dialysis
  • Three Novalis Tx/Varian Trubeam radiotherapy units through Life Oncology

Out-of-hospital services

  • Life Employee Health Solutions (EHS) supports 371 clinics and cares for 419 659 employees.
  • Life Esidimeni is a fully owned subsidiary of the Life Healthcare Group with nine facilities (2 424 beds). Two of these facilities are NGOs in partnership with the Department of Social Development.
  • Life College of Learning has seven learning centres across South Africa, in the Eastern Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and Western Cape. One thousand students are trained in nursing and healthcare sciences every year.

International business

Our international business is made up of the Group’s investment in:

  • Alliance Medical, one of Western Europe’s leading providers of complex molecular and diagnostic imaging services across the United Kingdom, Italy and Ireland, with participation in eight European markets.
  • Scanmed SA, a provider of primary care, ambulatory care and acute care services in Poland.
  • Max Healthcare, a leading acute care hospital business in India.