Groote Schuur Hospital: Overview | Western Cape Government

Groote Schuur Hospital: Overview


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.

Groote Schuur Hospital will remain a beacon of service excellence by striving to develop leaders who will build a culture of continuous improvement through problem solving in order to improve person-centered quality health care.

Leading Innovative Health Care

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  • Innovation  
  • Competence   
  • Caring
  • Accountability
  • Integrity 
  • Respect
  • Responsiveness

Behavioural Principle:

‘I will respect you and you will respect me’

Servamus - We serve

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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 30 September 2022