|Sharon Buckle||Suite 10, Ground Floor||031 768 8134|
|Ampath Laboratory||Ground Floor||031 768 8100|
|Lancet Laboratory||Ground Floor||031 768 8105|
|Drs Jackpersad & Partners||Ground Floor||031 768 8172|
Our professional, experienced medical team are there to ensure that every patient, whatever their condition, receives the highest level of emergency care.
For your convenience 24 hours radiology and pathology services are based on site.
Private and Semi-private Suites, ensuite bathrooms, jacuzzi and spa bath for water births and pain control, secure nursery with large viewing window and other unique elements work together with experienced, compassionate midwifes and staff to create an calming, bonding environment for mom and baby. The safe, secure newborn nursery is situated within the unit and is access controlled .
We offer a variety of other services which together help to provide parents and baby with information and services that will help to ensure that the birth of your baby is a memorable experience. These include breast-feeding education, childbirth preparation education, midwife-attended delivery, physician attended delivery, free 4D Scan, and unique hand crafted baby bag.
Dads are encouraged to share in the memorable and intimate experiences of a new baby which means moms get support and dads also share this special time with baby. We even have a double private suite so dad can stay.
A fully equipped Neonatal ICU adjacent to the nursery ensures special needs babies are given the specialised care they need.
Because we want to provide a comfortable safe and healing experience for mom and bay visiting is restricted and visitors are asked to abide by the visiting times.
Open visiting hours are from 15h00 to 16h00 and 19h00 – 20h00 daily. No children under the age of 12 are allowed except baby's siblings if accompanied by an adult. Visitors are limited to 4 per patient. Other visitors are encouraged to wait in our comfortable pause areas.
Dads can stay all day but are asked to leave by 21h00 to allow moms to get the rest they need.
Grandparents and baby’s siblings cuddle time is between 11h00 and 12h00 and from 16h00 to 16h30.
We believe that parents have an important role to play in their child’s care, because they know their needs best and therefore we encourage one parent to stay with their child. Each bed has a comfortable recliner.
Because we know that having a child in hospital is stressful and tiring, our Mom’s Lodge gives parents the opportunity to take a little time out when possible. There are facilities to shower and freshen up, a kitchenette with microwave and also self-service tea and coffee.
There is open visiting for parents and carers, but for all other visitors, visiting hours are from 11h00 to 12h00 and 15h00 to 16h00. As a general rule no visitors under the age of 12 are allowed in the unit.
To keep the children occupied, each ward has a bright fun play area and each bed has a TV with child-friendly programmes and a selection of DVD’s .
The telephone number for Paediatric Ward is 031 768 8054.
All general wards are equipped with modern electric beds, and individual TV’s with DSTV.
Visiting is from 11h00 - 12h00, 15h00 to 16h00 and 19h00 – 20h00 daily. Visitors under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult and visitors are limited to 3 per patient.
ICU and High Care
Technology coupled with specially trained and skilled staff constitutes our ICU facility. Rigorous and comprehensive patient care is conducted, including vigilant monitoring and intensive nursing. The High Care Unit provides committed care to patients who require a facility positioned between ICU and a general ward.
Visiting in the ICU’s and High care wards is strictly controlled for the patient’s well-being. Visiting hours are from 11h00 to 12h00, 15h00 to 16h00 and 19h00 to 20h00 and only 2 visitors are allowed per patient.
Our dedicated Gastrointestinal Unit is equipped to perform upper and lower gastro intestinal endoscopies and bronchoscopies. Other specialised services include ERCP, as well as Capsule Endoscopy. We offer a 24 hour emergency service.
The onsite retail pharmacy is well stocked to supply the community with prescriptions and over the counter medication, gifts and toiletries. The telephone number for the Retail Pharmacy is 031 768 8015