Private Hospitals In South Africa

What is a Private Hospital?

A private hospital is a hospital not owned by the government, including for-profits and non-profits. Funding is by patients themselves, by insurers, or by foreign embassies. 

Private Hospitals In South Africa

Busamed Modderfontein Private Hospital Orthopaedic & Oncology Centre

Address: Ext 12, 4 Cransley Cres, Long Lake, Lethabong, 2090, South Africa

Hours: Open 24 hours

Phone: +27 11 458 2000


Address: Maine, 175 Frikkie De Beer St, Menlyn, Pretoria, 0181, South Africa

Hours: Open 24 hours

Phone: +27 12 945 3000

Netcare Linksfield Hospital

Address: 24 12th Ave, Orange Grove, Johannesburg, 2192, South Africa

Hours: Open 24 hours

Phone: +27 11 647 3400

Which is the biggest private hospital group in South Africa?

Mediclinic focuses on providing acute care, specialist-orientated, multi-disciplinary hospital and related services.

The Netcare Group employs just over 30,000 people and operates the largest private hospital, primary healthcare, emergency medical services, and renal care network in South Africa.

How many private hospitals are in South Africa?

There are a total of 282 Private hospitals in South Africa as of January 09, 2024.

How much does a private hospital cost per night in South Africa?

A bed in a general ward costs around R4,000 per night and escalates to R4,900 for a private ward. Emergency stays in the intensive care unit (ICU) cost approximately R16,800 per night.

If specialized ICU is required, the rate jumps to more than R19,900.