A guide for your admission process

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Thank you for choosing Midlands Specialist Private Hospital.

We would like to guide guide you on our admission process, in order to ensure that you have an optimal patient experience.

To ensure that your stay with us is comfortable and pleasant, special attention has been paid to the ward accommodation and staffing to ensure that our facilities are as user friendly as possible.

It is important that you take careful note of the importat information below regarding required documentation for your smooth admission.

Important notes

  • A booked procedure must be pre-authorised before coming to hospital to avoid declined authorisations.
  • Admissions are done on first come basis but priority will be given to emergencies and patients booked for theatre and you would be notified of any co-payments and short-payments.  At Midlands, we believe that we are a family and therefore it is important to make the patient feel a part of that.
  • Patients come to Hospital with relevant deposits and co-payments.
  • Patients booked for theatre come into Hospital to complete their Pre-Admission assessment.

Documents for Admission

The following documents are mandatory on admission:

  • Identity document of the main member of the medical aid
  • Identity document of the patient
  • In the case of a child, the birth certificate
  • Utility bill (for verification of address)
  • Medical aid card
  • In the case of booked patients, a letter from the Doctor with the relevant ICD codes and NRPL codes

Our Wards

  • Our hospital - including the wards - is fully air-conditioned.
  • Ward accommodation is offered in the form of multi-bedded general wards, two bedded semi-private wards and en-suite private wards.
  • Should you require a private or semi-private ward, please advise your Doctor to ensure that the appropriate arrangements are made in advance.
  • Every bed has its own control panel comprising television (limited DSTV channels), radio, bedside light as well as the nurse call system.

What to bring with you

Please remember to bring these personal items with you:

  • Pyjamas, gown, slippers
  • Toiletries: comb, face cream, tooth brush and toothpaste
  • Your own bath and face towels

Please do not bring Firearms, Jewellery, Cellphones, Cash or bank cards - the hospital will not be held liable for the loss of any items.

Meals & catering

Our catering service is equipped for all patient dietary requirements and we pride ourselves in our a-la-carte menu, specially designed by our in-house Clinical Dietician, offering a variety of meals to our patients.

  • We cater for all communities, including Muslim and Hindu patients.
  • The Clinical Dietician is also available to consult and guide patients with special dietary requirements, free of charge.
  • Special advice is also offered to the family to assist with post discharge practicalities for the patient.

Other facilities

  • A prayer room is available.
  • On the Ground Level of Block B, near our Reception you will find our coffee shop, Café Deluca.
      8:30 am to 4pm
  • Also on the ground level, is a retail pharmacy, Hospital Street Pharmacy, providing ease of access to these necessary services in our one-stop medical precinct.
       8am to 5pm