Life Healthcare at a glance

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

Our 47 acute hospitals are found in the Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, North West, Western Cape and Botswana.

Life Healthcare in numbers

  • 9 136 registered beds
  • 41 emergency units
  • 37 maternity units
  • 13 cardiac units
  • Seven dedicated acute rehabilitation units at Life Rehabilitation
  • Nine dedicated acute mental health facilities at Life Mental Health
  • 26 renal dialysis units offering 329 renal stations at Life Renal Dialysis
  • Two radiology units
  • Three Novalis Tx/Varian Trubeam radiotherapy units and one Ethos adaptive radiotherapy unit through Life Oncology

Out-of-hospital services

  • Life Health Solutions supports 391 clinics and cares for 593 671 employees.
  • Life Nkanyisa is a fully owned subsidiary of the Life Healthcare Group with 10 facilities (2 934 beds). Two of these facilities are NGOs in partnership with the Department of Social Development.
  • Life Healthcare 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 ten geographies.