Groote Schuur Hospital: Overview | Western Cape Government

Groote Schuur Hospital: Overview

Groote Schuur

Groote Schuur is one of Cape Town's premier tertiary academic hospitals and was officially opened in 1938. The hospital is internationally renowned as the training ground for some of South Africa's best doctors, surgeons and nurses.


As an academic health centre, Groote Schuur will strive to provide outstanding tertiary and quaternary care for patients of the Western Cape and beyond. The hospital will promote excellence in teaching and research.


To be the leading academic hospital in Africa with international standing.

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To become a patient at Groote Schuur Hospital, you have to be referred by a primary or secondary healthcare facility, such as a clinic or doctor.

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The content on this page was last updated on 2 February 2018