What we stand for

At Akeso, we care.

We care about the dignity of our patients and all members of the Netcare family. We care about the participation of our people and our partners in everything we do. We care about truth in all our actions. We are passionate about quality care and professional excellence.

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Psychiatric intervention unit

Medical crises are not always physical in nature. According to the South African Federation of Mental Health (SAFMH), approximately 20% of South Africans suffer from a psychiatric illness, making psychiatric disorders the third highest contributor to the local burden of disease, after HIV and other infectious diseases.

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Self-assessment tools

The self-assessment tools are simple yes/no questions that can help you understand if you, or a loved one, may need assistance with what you’re experiencing. There are 5 self-assessment tools to choose from.

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News hub

CPD & Community events

Medical Presentation Event

Akeso Randburg, Crescent Clinic, Gauteng
Saturday, 2 November 2019

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Maternal Mental Health Event

Akeso Kenilworth, Western Cape
Saturday, 5 May 2018

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Media releases

Why do some people cope better with stress and trauma than others

How to cope better with traumatic events or stressful situation

12/12/2019 11:20 AM

Are we giving up on the elderly too easily

Positive prognosis for many seniors’ mental health, says geriatric psychiatrist 

30/10/2019 02:05 PM

Managing exam stress

Tips for students, learners and their parents

22/10/2019 09:02 AM

Additonal Information


Akeso psychiatric hospitals accept patients both on professional and personal referrals, which means that while we of course accept referrals from general practitioners, psychologists...

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Medical schemes

To ensure cost effective, accessible and quality care we work closely with all major medical aid schemes. In most instances, all clinical costs, including...

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