Livingstone Hospital

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Livingstone Hospital
Eastern Cape Department of Health
Geography
Location Korsten, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Coordinates 33°55′31″S 25°34′11″E / 33.92524°S 25.56976°E / -33.92524; 25.56976Coordinates: 33°55′31″S 25°34′11″E / 33.92524°S 25.56976°E / -33.92524; 25.56976
Organisation
Care system Public
Hospital type Tertiary
Affiliated university Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
Services
Emergency department Yes
Links
Website Livingstone Hospital
Other links List of hospitals in South Africa

Livingstone Hospital is a large Provincial government funded hospital situated in Korsten, Port Elizabeth in South Africa. It is a tertiary hospital and forms part of the Port Elizabeth Hospital Complex.

The hospital departments include Emergency department, Paediatric ward, Maternity ward, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Out Patients Department, Surgical Services, Medical Services, Operating Theatre & CSSD Services, Pharmacy, Anti-Retroviral (ARV) treatment for HIV/AIDS, Post Trauma Counseling Services, Occupational Services, X-Ray Services, Physiotherapy, Speech Therapy, NHLS Laboratory, Oral Health Care Provides, Laundry Services, Kitchen Services and Mortuary.

Coat of arms[edit]

The hospital assumed a coat of arms in 1958 : Azure, a pyramid Argent charged with a representation of the Donkin lighthouse Gules.[1] The arms were registered at the Bureau of Heraldry in 1968, the lighthouse being incorrectly described as 'a campanile proper".[2] They were designed by Ivan Mitford-Barberton and Dr J. Ware,[3]

External links[edit]

Livingstone Hospital

References[edit]

  1. ^ South African Nursing Journal (March 1974).
  2. ^ http://www.national.archsrch.gov.za
  3. ^ 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