Steve Biko Academic Hospital
The SBAH offers a top range of medical services: Operating Theatres, ICU’s, X-rays and associated wards are on same floor.
Excellence in provision of quality tertiary health care
A caring and compassionate, professional service
A hospital sensitive to the needs of the community
Commitment, innovative ideas and team spirit
The Steve Biko Academic Hospital
The Steve Biko Academic Hospital is a purely tertiary healthcare institution, rendering specialized and highly specialized services to medically referred patients. It is a referral hospital in that patients are referred to the institution by their local clinics
The Steve Biko Academic Hospital is situated about 800 meters directly north of the Tshwane District Hospital. The main access to the hospital is off Steve Biko Road left at the traffic light into Malan Street.
Unique features of the Hospital
- State-of-the-art medical equipment to the total value of R442million has been procured for the new hospital, including an MRI Scanner, two 64-Slice CT Scanners, totally digital radiology, Picture Archiving Communication System (PACS), etc.
- Only teaching hospital in South Africa that accommodates the hospital and University Clinical Department’s offices in one building.
- Operating Theatres, ICU’s, X-rays and associated wards are on the same floor. Operating theatre patients are therefore not dependant on lift transport.
- Largest cook/chill kitchen in South Africa.
- Compact design – only six entrances.
- 832 beds; 53 ICU beds; 21 High Care beds; 61 Observation places; 108 Beds in the Oncology Complex; 21 Operating theatres (19 active); 19 Lifts and 80 Consulting rooms.
- New Computed Tomography (PET-CT) scanner
South Africa’s Healthcare Structure
South Africa’s healthcare system is structured in 5 layers, namely:
- Primary Healthcare (Clinics)
- District hospitals; Regional hospitals
- Tertiary (Academic) hospitals and
- Central (Academic) hospitals.
Steve Biko Academic Hospital Board-Robert Kerr Trust Health Programme
Steve Biko Academic Hospital Board-Robert Kerr Trust Health Programme reconnects qualifying financially and socially disadvantaged hearing-impaired people to the world of sound and a meaningful life.
Hearing is a basic sense, an obvious function that is often taken for granted. It connects us to people, our environment. We play, talk, express, learn and experience in sound and words. We live and love by it. For hearing-impaired people, the world can be a silent, isolated place and life’s options can be limited.