|Area:||Auckland Park, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa|
|Physical Address:||1 Perth Road, Auckland Park, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa|
|Postal Address:||Private Bag X47, Auckland Park, 2006, South Africa|
|Phone:||+27 (0)11 489 1011 or +27 (0)79 899 6412|
|Contact Person:||Dr. Raymond Billa|
|GPS Co-Ordinates:||-26.185381, 27.989406|
Helen Joseph Hospital - Auckland Park, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Helen Joseph Hospital re-named on 1st April 1997, to reflect the transformation in the country since the advent of democracy is a tertiary hospital, part of the Wits University circuit responsible for teaching healthcare workers and provision of tertiary health services.
The Hospital provides services to a region with a population of about 1 million. Our catchment area is mainly Region B of the Johannesburg Municipality extending to some parts of Region C and D. We serve the medium to low income segment of the population.
The Helen Joseph Hospital consists of a total 21 (Twenty one) in-patient wards, the majority of which are medical wards (11 including 2 Admission wards), Six (6) Surgical wards two (2) of which are Orthopaedic wards, a Psychiatric unit, a 10-bed ICU, a 12 bed-High Care/ Step down unit, a Theatre complex comprising of twelve theatres, nine (9) of which are functional; speciality clinics including Stoma unit, Renal dialysis unit, Pain clinic, Endoscopy unit, Breast clinic, the TB focal point and the Thembalethu HIV clinic.
The total number of staff is 1886, with the nurses being the majority at 878 as is the norm for hospital healthcare organisations. Other staff categories: Doctors 220, cleaners 149, and 45 porters. We also have Allied health and support staff on hand. This number changes based on new additional staff, resignations, and retirements.
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