Fort England Psychiatric Hospital

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Fort England Psychiatric Hospital
Eastern Cape Dept of Health
Location Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Coordinates 33°18′56″S 26°32′25″E / 33.31561°S 26.54017°E / -33.31561; 26.54017Coordinates: 33°18′56″S 26°32′25″E / 33.31561°S 26.54017°E / -33.31561; 26.54017
Care system Specialiazed
Hospital type Psychiatric
Emergency department No
Other links List of hospitals in South Africa

Fort England Psychiatric Hospital is a government funded psychiatric hospital and drug rehabilitation centre for the Makana Local Municipality area in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape in South Africa.

The hospital departments include a Rehabilitation Centre, pharmacy, Anti-Retroviral (ARV) treatment for HIV/AIDS, Post Trauma Counseling Services, Laundry Services and Kitchen Services.

Coat of arms[edit]

The hospital registered a coat of arms at the Bureau of Heraldry in 1975 : On a hurt [blue disc], within a double tressure Argent [silver], a fess Argent charged with a chain of nine links Sable [black], the middle link rompu [broken], between in chief an antique lamp enflamed and in base a window Or [gold], set in a wall between two pillars, all Argent.[1] The arms were designed by a Mrs Els.[2]


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  2. ^ Norval, Martha Susanna (1994), Beskrywing van die hospitaal- en opleidingskoolwapens en embleme in die Republiek van Suid-Afrika : 'n etos van verplegingperspektief (in Afrikaans), Pretoria: University of South Africa, hdl:10500/15667