Welcome

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

Maternal Mental Health Event

Akeso Kenilworth, Western Cape
Saturday, 5 May 2018

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Maternal Mental Health Event

Akeso Randburg - Crescent Clinic, Gauteng
Wednesday, 2 May 2018

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Media releases

Abuse can have serious psychological impact on victims

Domestic and sexual violence against women and children remains a major cause for concern

29/11/2018 07:21 PM

How to manage and reduce stress

Are you feeling overwhelmed by stress? You don't have to be. Although times are hard, understanding stress and learning how to manage it can help you reduce your stress levels and regain control of your life.

29/11/2018 07:20 PM

Understanding eating and weight disorders

Raising awareness for eating disorders in South Africa is important to help struggling individuals, and to debunk eating disorder myths.

29/11/2018 07:19 PM

Additonal information

Admissions

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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