Services/Departments available at the Steve Biko Academic Hospital

Out Patients Services

Cardiac Rehabilitation

The cause of coronary artery disease, the goals of Cardiac Rehabilitation, exercise and general guidelines regarding medication

The Cerebral Palsy Clinic

The Cerebral Palsy Clinic at Pretoria Academic hospital is for children, 12 years and under, with neurological problems e.g. cerebral palsy or Spina Bifida. It is staffed by a multidisciplinary team, which includes physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, a dietician, a social worker and a paediatrician.


Dieticians play an important role in maintaining people’s health through good nutrition. Their work requires good knowledge of food, nutrients, eating habits and their relationship to diseases and normal body functioning.

Occupational Health and Safety

OHS provides a service in the workplace in maintaining the health and safety of all work employees.

Occupational Therapy

The primary function of the service at the Medical Fitness for Work Section is to conduct work capacity assessments.

The Physiotherapy Department

Physiotherapists play an active role in the management and rehabilitation of patients in a multi-disciplinary environment