Victoria Hospital, Wynberg

Referral/Teaching Hospital | Cape Town , South Africa

Hospital description

“Please be advised that the International Visiting Elective Student Programme at our teaching and satellite hospitals (Groote Schuur Hospital, Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, New Somerset Hospital and Victoria Hospital) has been temporarily suspended while we conduct a review of the programme and its impact on the clinical training platform. Only students registered at South African medical schools may continue to apply for an elective placement.” Please email Jade if you are interested in the programme and she will let you know if it is now running

The Victoria Hospital opened in January 1890 with 14 beds under the name Victoria Cottage Hospital. In 1923 it was declared a General Hospital and serves now as a secondary Hospital, situated in the Southern suburbs of the Western Cape, South Africa and serves four corners of Cape Town – from Wynberg in the North, Hout Bay in the West, Philippi and Mitchell’s Plain in the East, Masiphumelele and Simon’s Town in the South. Its departments reach from Surgical/Anaesthetics, Medical, Emergency, Paediatrics, Endocrinology, Infectious Diseases, HIV/AIDS, Orthopaedics, Palliative Care, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Psychiatrie, Radiology, through Forensics and Physiotherapy/OT. It is known for its high standard of care and sees an average of 330 outpatients a day and 3000 emergency patients a month.


Hospital type Referral/Teaching Hospital
Local language Some English
Funding Status Public


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