Bethesda Hospital Nursing School

Bethesda Hospital Nursing School

Vision: Bethesda Hospital to be the most desirable hospital to seek help from and to work for.

To develop a people centred district health services in the Bethesda catchment area where all persons have equal access to quality and comprehensive district health services, jobs and entrepreneurial opportunities.

Core Values: Open communication, Transparency, Consultation, Commitment to performance and service excellence, Change and innovation

Services offered are at a generalist level to inpatients and outpatients

Trauma and emergency – 24hour services


Surgery & Orthopaedics

Obstetrics & Gynae


Dental/Oral Health Services

Mental health

Medical Social Work

Eye care & Cataract case finding

Rehabilitation services

Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy

Dietetic Services

Clinical support services

Laboratory services

X-ray services & Ultrasound

Colposcopy – Regional level

Primary Health Care Services

Gateway Clinic, 8 fixed clinic & 2 mobile clinics

Outreach programmes

Community and home-based activities

VCT & PMTCT sites & ARV programme (HIV/AIDS)


Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative

Community Health Workers

ARV rolled out



District EMRS (Ambulance Services)

District Medical Officers

Regional and Tertiary Hospitals

Social Welfare

Community Support Groups

NGO’s & CBO’s


Fire Department

District Municipality