Weskoppies Hospital
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Weskoppies Hospital is a specialized psychiatric hospital situated in the western side of Tshwane, serving the greater Tshwane, Metsweding, Mpumalanga Province, Tembisa hospital and forensic patients of North West Province as well as Mpumalanga. The hospital has 1067 approved beds with 715 beds operational. Some beds are temporarily closed due to infrastructure challenges.

The hospital has been in existence for more than 123 years, with the first buildings built in 1892 and celebrated its centennial in 1992.  Established in 1891 and is situated on 150 hectors of land with 24 operational and 9 closed wards, 49 scattered units and 11 staff houses.  Maximum Security units were opened in 1973, these units have an additional solid wall around separating them from other units.  The child and family units started operating in 1978.

​The hospital is proud to contribute to the production of health care professionals by offering a training platform for health care professionals from University of Pretoria, Medunsa, Nursing Colleges and other Universities. 



TEL.NO: 012 319 9500
Hospital CEO: Mrs. M.A. Mabena
Direct Line: 012 319 9800
Cell:082 377 3781
Email: Maureen.Mabena@gauteng.gov.za 

Personal Assistant  to CEO   
Mrs Ronel Ludick            
Tel: 012 319 9799
Email: Ronel.Ludick@gauteng.gov.za

Quality Assurance Manager
Ms. Maropeng Lelope
Tel: 012 319 9677
Email: Maropeng.Lelope@gauteng.gov.za 

Hospital Board Chairperson
Mr Andy Mooke
Cell: 082 920 3620
Email: andy.mooke@vodacom.co.za