Taung Hospital

District General Hospital | Taung, South Africa

Hospital description

There are thirteen doctors of which three are Community health doctors. The tradition of doctors visiting clinics and health centers has been maintained despite having the problems with transport management in the district. The hospital is approved for 434 beds on average there are 290 active beds. Bed occupancy is 77% and 220 patients are consulted in out-patient’s department daily, the hospital offers different services – surgical, medical, paediatric, obstetrics, gynaecology, acute psychiatric care, comprehensive, care treatment and support of HIV and AIDS, as well as a well-equipped operating theatre functioning 24 hour/day, radiology, pharmacy, laboratory and rehabilitation services. There are also four (4) units for private patients.
The hospital campus environment is clean and calm, there are good relations amongst the staff, all medical officers (doctors) and some of the Para- medical staff are accommodated on-site in staff residences and they have become one family.


Hospital type District General Hospital
Local language Local dialect
Funding Status Public


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