Netcare Netcare Union Hospital is a multi-disciplinary hospital with state of the art facilities and technology, and has been serving the community for some 20 years.
Our 24-hour emergency department is accredited as a level 1 trauma unit by the Trauma Society of South Africa and manages the full spectrum of trauma incidents, accidents as well as general emergencies.
The unit is staffed by a specialised, multi-disciplinary trauma team who are able to provide complete medical, coronary and surgical care in every eventuality.
The emergency department has a dedicated and registered helipad for emergency access and transfers and it is also supported by an on-site 24-hour Netcare 911 ambulance base, consisting of advanced life support paramedics and ambulances.
The cardiothoracic unit comprises of a 10-bed intensive care unit, two catheterisation laboratories as well as a cardiac surgery department with a dedicated cardiac theatre. The unit offers the full spectrum of interventional cardiology including:
- Coronary angioplasty
- Coronary stenting
- 3D echocardiography
- rotational atherectomy
- intra-vascular ultrasound
•transcatheter aortic valve Implantation (TAVI).