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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, the hospital can provide treatment to patients from overseas. Should you require help making an appointment with any of our consultants please contact the hospital for assistance.

No, you do not need private medical insurance to be treated at the hospital. We do offer services as a government institution to medical aid and non medical aid patients for most procedures. For more information on paying for your own treatment at the hospital please contact our hospital administration.

The Department of Health has a 24 hour call centre available.

0800 0323 64

The most common symptoms are

  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Sore throat
  • Shortness of breath

Click here to take our Coronavirus self assessment test

MEC and Executive Management Team

  MEC: Ms. HS August
SG: Dr TB Mbengashe
Acting DDG Clinical Services: Dr L Matiwane
CFO: Mr S Kaye
DDG HR/CS: Mrs N Mavuso
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