UCT Private Academic Hospital
UCT Private Academic Hospital

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The UCT Private Academic Hospital (UCTPAH) is an innovative collaboration between the Private Healthcare Sector (Netcare), the University of Cape Town’s Medical School and the Groote Schuur Hospital.

Executive Committee (EXCO) Executive Committee (EXCO)

Please feel free to contact any member of EXCO should you need urgent assistance.

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Specialty Centres Specialty Centres

UCTPAH proudly host a number of specialty centres, such as a Paediatric Unit, a Thyroid Clinic, a Digestive Diseases Centre, an Orthopaedic Surgical practice, a Pulmonology unit and more.

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Medical Aid Patients Medical Aid Patients

Different medical aid and medical insurance schemes have different payment restrictions and benefit limits in terms of procedures covered.

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Visiting Hours Visiting Hours

Due to 3rd Wave. No visitation in all wards unless patient is terminal or special arrangements have been made

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Welcome To UCTPAH

On behalf of UCTPAH hospital team, we would like to take the opportunity of welcoming you to our hospital. We trust that your stay will be as pleasant and comfortable as possible and that our hospital will exceed your expectations in all aspects.

We recognise the traumatic effect that hospitalisation may have on a patient and their family. Our dedicated and highly trained staff are committed to making you feel at home in a safe environment where you can recover with dignity.

Should you or your family have any questions you feel I could assist with, please feel free to contact my office through the Nurse on Duty, the Unit Manager or the Marketing Officer.

We look forward to being of service to you.

Lizl Rodrigues

Hospital General Manager

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