Mental Health Care Centre Sections Mental Health Care Centre Sections

  1. General Psychiatry
  1. Outpatient Department
  2. Inpatients wards
  • Male A ward for acute psychotic patients, both state and private patients.
  • Male B ward for substance abuse related disorders.
  • Ward C for acute psychotic female patients, both state and private patients.
  • Ward D for none psychotic patients both male and female, state and private patients.
  • Ward E for children
  1. Forensic Psychiatry section is comprised of five wards
  • Ground Floor A ward for male State President’s Decision (SPD) patients.
  • Ground Floor B for male SPD admission, female SPD patients and female observation patients.
  • First Floor ward for male SPD with intellectual disability/mental retardation
  • Maximum Security ward for male observation patients
  • Rehabilitation ward for male SPD pre-discharge ward.

Categories of patients in Forensic Psychiatry unit.

  1. Clients for observations under sections 77, 78 and 79 of the Criminal Procedure Act 51 of 1977
  2. Convicted prisoners who become mentally ill
  3. Trail awaiting prisoners
  4. State President’s Decision patients

Visiting Information Visiting Information

Week days: 15:00 - 16:00

                    18:00 - 19:00

Weekends:  11:00 - 12:00

                    15:00 - 16:00

                    18:00 - 19:00

ICU Visiting Hours

Mon-Sun: 15:00 - 16:00

                  18:00 - 19:00

NB: For ICU Visitors ONLY, Maximum 6 people per patient, These must be the same people seeing the patient everyday until the patient is discharged.