Milpark Hospital

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Milpark Hospital
Netcare Limited
Geography
Location Parktown West, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Coordinates 26°10′49″S 28°01′05″E / 26.18018°S 28.01792°E / -26.18018; 28.01792Coordinates: 26°10′49″S 28°01′05″E / 26.18018°S 28.01792°E / -26.18018; 28.01792
Organisation
Care system private
Hospital type community
Services
Standards Trauma unit level 1
Emergency department Yes
Beds 342

The Milpark Hospital is a private hospital in Parktown West, Johannesburg, owned by Netcare Limited. It has a level 1 accredited trauma unit, and cardiology and cardio-thoracic services. It has 342 beds, of which 90 are used for high care and intensive care.[1][2]

Nelson Mandela was treated at the hospital for an acute respiratory infection in January 2011[3] and underwent an laparoscopy there in February 2012.[4]

In February 2009, South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius was treated at the hospital after a serious boating accident.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Netcare Milpark Hospital". Netcare.co.za. Retrieved 2012-08-17. 
  2. ^ "Netcare Milpark Hospital". Netcare.co.za. Retrieved 2012-08-17. 
  3. ^ David Smith in Johannesburg. "Nelson Mandela's release from hospital calms national alarm | World news". The Guardian. Retrieved 2012-08-17. 
  4. ^ 21:00 CAT FRIDAY, 17 AUGUST. "Eyewitness News: Madiba discharged from hospital – Presidency". Ewn.co.za. Retrieved 2012-08-17. 
  5. ^ Borland, Ken (22 February 2009). "Pistorius in intensive care after boating accident in South Africa". The Guardian. Retrieved 17 August 2012.