Livingstone Hospital

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Livingstone Hospital
Eastern Cape Department of Health
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
Care system Public
Hospital type Tertiary
Affiliated university Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
Emergency department Yes
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]


  1. ^ South African Nursing Journal (March 1974).
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  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