Government Hospitals In South Africa

What is a Government Hospital?

A public hospital, or government hospital, is a hospital that is government-owned and is fully funded by the government,

and operates solely off the money that is collected from taxpayers to fund healthcare initiatives.

Government Hospitals In South Africa

Tshwane District Hospital

Address: Steve Biko Rd & Dr Savage Rd, Prinshof 349-Jr, Pretoria, 0084, South Africa

Hours: Open 24 hours

Phone: +27 12 354 7000

South Rand Hospital

Address: 33 Friars Hill Rd, The Hill, Johannesburg South, 2197, South Africa

Hours: Open 24 hours

Phone: +27 11 681 2000

Helen Joseph Hospital

Address: Rossmore, Johannesburg, 2092, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 5 pm

Phone: +27 11 489 1011

Founded: 1967

Opened: 1967

Affiliated university: University of Witwatersrand

What is the biggest public hospital in South Africa?

Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital is a hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa, it is the largest hospital in Africa and the third largest hospital in the world.

It has 6,760 staff members, 3,400 beds, and occupies 70 ha (170 acres). The hospital is located in the Soweto area south of Johannesburg.

How many government hospitals are there in South Africa?

There are more than 400 public hospitals and more than 200 private hospitals. The provincial health departments manage the larger regional hospitals directly.

Smaller hospitals and primary care clinics are managed at the district level.

Do you pay at a government hospital in South Africa?

Health insurance for hospital costs in South Africa

At present, patients in South Africa pay up to 60% of public hospital costs unless they have private health insurance.