About Life Mercantile Hospital
Life Mercantile Hospital in Port Elizabeth strives to be a world class provider for all while offering quality and clinical excellence for all patients. First-class treatment and compassionate care extends to the many medical and surgical disciplines. The exceptional team of health professionals focus on delivering high-quality treatment and special, unique standards of care – whether for routine or more acute procedures.
The beautiful maternity unit and neonatal intensive care unit has been awarded the Mother and Baby Friendly Status since 2017. The Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative is a worldwide programme of the World Health Organisation and Unicef to promote breastfeeding and skin-to-skin between mother and baby. The specialists and nursing staff of Life Mercantile Hospital will walk the extra mile to smooth your transition into motherhood, and make the birth of your baby a memorable experience. Fathers are not forgotten, and are encouraged to share fully in the birth process.
The Life Renal Dialysis unit at Life Mercantile Hospital offers state of the art dialysis machines and equipment that perform acute and chronic renal dialysis. This unit has dedicated nephrologists and a team of physicians who take care of the renal dialysis patients. The patients are cared for by a dedicated team of renal nurses whose priority is to help educate patients about the treatment and to ensure that they receive the best possible care at all times. The renal dialysis unit offers a 24 hour service which affords patients the security to maintain their normal life routine.
Employees actively participate in community initiatives and through their ongoing quality training, deliver excellent healthcare and embrace the principles of empathy, ethics, excellence and empowerment.