Pretoria West Hospital - Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Area: Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Region: Gauteng
Physical Address: 380 Sytze Wierda Avenue, Philip Nel Park, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Postal Address: Private Bag X02, Pretoria, 0001, South Africa
Phone: +27 (0)12 380 1200
Fax: +27 (0)12 386 3720 / +27 (0)12 380 1330
Contact Person: Ms B Letlhaku
GPS Co-Ordinates: -25.736491, 28.139709
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Pretoria West Hospital - Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

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Decision to build hospital in the West made in 1969, to service people in the area, as well as workers of ISCOR. Doors opened on 2 August 1976.
1st patient admitted: 2 August 1976 – Mrs. Viljoen Hospital's first baby was born in August 1976, one week after opening: Erna Steenkamp.
Hospital's first twins born on 30 September 1976 from Mrs. De Beer.  
Official opening was done on 10 November 1978 by MEC, Mr Kallie de Haas
Hospital's coat of arms is registered at the Bureau of Heraldry of South Africa
The coat of arms has the lamp of Florence Nightingale. 2 snakes which represents the stability of the Medical and Nursing profession. The name "Humanitas" means humanity because this hospital is an institution for the people. 
The hospital was the first to have its own song. Written by Mrs. M du Plessis, and music done by Mrs. A Rudolph. 
First Superintendent appointed since opening: Dr HSC Malan. (Also the first women to run a hospital in the country) Dr Malan retired in 31st  March 1993 – after 17 years 
Dr. W. Klooster followed her as Superintendent until about 99/02/28. 
Dr. W Bam was acting Superintendent until 2002. 
First CEO appointed to the hospital: Mr. Ramakumba in 30/09/2002. 
He was followed by Mr. Konar in  May 2003- June 2005. 
Followed by Ms KB Pitsi  March 2007-31/05/2013
Folateng unit was integrated to the hospital on July 2012

24 Hours Services
Casualty Unit
6 admitting wards
Radiology Department 

Pretoria West Hospital - Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

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