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A way of life


The Life Peninsula Eye Hospital is a dedicated eye facility specialising in opthalmic procedures.

Life Healthcare is recognised throughout the health industry for its high calibre healthcare opthalmic professionals and excellent facilities. Quality care is provided by surgeons, based at the centre.

We believe delivery of world-class healthcare is achieved through a combination of unparalleled quality and clinical excellence; along with a true focus on the personal needs of our patients and their families.

Every day as part of the Life Healthcare Group we subscribe to its unique core values, while individually striving to continually improve facilities, standards and technology.

At Life Peninsula Eye Hospital our priority is to focus on the delivery of a special brand of health and care to patients. Within a world class facility, this unique approach is what makes the difference.



Contact us


Physical address

Wilderness Road
Claremont
7700

Postal address

P.O Box 23905
Claremont
7700

Telephone 021 670 4316
Fax 086 675 8268
Email bonita.jacobs@lifehealthcare.co.za


Management

Position Name
Clinic Manager Suzan Scholtz
Reception Bonita Jacobs



Our team



Our facilities

Theatres
The two theatres and one procedure room at the centre are equipped with the latest technology for ophthalmic surgery. Dedicated surgical nursing staff ensures efficiency, continuity and a high standard of care in theatre.

Day ward
The day ward has 8 lazy boys and their own two private rooms.

Surgeons
The surgeons are all super-specialised and only practice in their specific field of surgery.



Supporting doctors

Name Contact number

Ophthalmologist(s)
Dr Andrew Ivey 021 671 5154
Dr Andrew Pewolt 021 531 4317
Dr Bruce Phillips 021 785 5661
Dr Carol Willies 021 674 9160
Dr Dale Harrison 021 674 1741
Dr Debbie Laaks 021 715 8015
Dr Deon Cilliers 021 712 6997/67
Dr Gavin Galloway 021 761 0140
Dr Ken Woods 021 683 7014
Dr Kendrew Suttle 021 715 8015
Dr Michael Attenborough 021 762 0032
Dr Michael Mesham 021 785 5661
Dr Raoul Scholtz 021 671 5154
Dr Raymond Rogers 021 797 0057
Dr Richard Maske 021 671 5154
Dr Shyam Makanjee 021 674 9272
Dr Steven Lapere 021 671 5154
Dr Zoran Aleksic 021 426 4842



Patient and visitor information

At life Peninsula Eye Hospital, we take pride in providing you with information that you will need in order to make your stay with us a pleasant and hassle-free experience.

If there is any further information that you or your family require regarding our hospital and our services, please feel free to contact us.


Admission

following items are required for admission:

  • Current medical aid membership card
  • Identity document
  • Pre-authorisation number, if applicable
  • Medication, if in use

A parent or legal guardian must accompany all patients under 18 years.


Discharge

Patients undergoing surgery under anaesthetic should arrange for transport from the centre. It is not advisable to drive for 24 hours following an anaesthetic.


GPS coordinates

33.9867°S, 18.4665°E


Service monitoring

In keeping with our goal to continue providing high quality care, we monitor our service to patients on an ongoing basis. On discharge patients are asked to complete a questionnaire regarding their stay in hospital. Participation is voluntary, but it does assist management in addressing any problems and improving our service. We especially welcome any suggestions you may have.


Tarrifs

Life Peninsula Eye Hospital charges medical aid tariffs according to scale of benefits.

  • Private patients and members of certain medical aids will be required to pay a deposit prior to admission, and to settle their accounts in full on discharge.
  • Medical aid and medical insurance scheme members are advised to check the extent of their coverage prior to admission, and to obtain a pre-authorisation number from their funder, if applicable.