Our private hospital and trauma services comprise 55 owned hospitals
including private facilities forming part of Public Private Partnerships.
Netcare has 9,052 registered beds, 338 operating theatres and manage
operating theatres and 87 retail and hospital pharmacies. Netcare's
wholly-owned subsidiary, Netcare 911, operates the largest private
emergency medical service in the country with over 6.9 million
insured lives and a fleet of over 180 response vehicles and
ambulances, 3 helicopter and 2 fixed-wing air ambulances.

Primary Care

The Primary Care Division operates medical and dental provider
services through Medicross, as well as a managed care organisation
that focuses on the low income market, extending healthcare to previously
uninsured lives through Prime Cure. This includes a national footprint of
88 Medicross and Prime Cure Medicentres, with 41 retail pharmacies
and 12 day-theatres. A group of 568 independent doctors and dentists
provide comprehensive primary health services to about 3,5 million patients,
funded through private medical aid insurance, managed care capitation
premiums or self pay arrangements.

Health Care

The Netcare Travel Clinics are part of the spectrum of services managed
by the Primary Care Division. The Prime Cure managed care organisation
manages a current cohort of 254,000 capitated lives across 49 medical scheme
options, ranging from primary to full risk options. The managed care
business manages a designated provider network of more than 10,000
health service providers which includes 3,877 contracted
doctors and dentists

Renal Care

National Renal Care (NRC) IS A 50% joint venture between Netcare
and Adcock Ingrams Critical Care, and is the largest private dialysis
provider in South Africa. NRC has a national foot print offering
haemodialysis at 56 facilities, peritoneal dialysis (PD) at 8 specialised
PD units, amongst other services.

Netcare UK

In 2001 Netcare entered the UK market to provide specialised healthcare
services on contract to the National Health Services (NHS). In May 2006,
Netcare acquired a controlling 50,1% interest in General Healthcare Group
(GHG). GHG owns BMI Healthcare (BMI), the largest private acute care
hospital provider in the United Kingdom. In August 2006 Netcare UK merged
with GHG's NHS service provider business, Amicus, to operate as a
single service provider.


Private hospital services through BMI, operating 64 acute care private
patient hospitals with 3,038 registered beds, 192 operating theatres and
50 in-house pharmacies. NHS services through Netcare UK, an established
independent service provider to the NHS, operating surgical centres,
ophthalmic units (specialising in cataract operations) and an
NHS Walk-in Centre in Leeds.