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Day Hospitals.

Looking to finance your next visit to a Day Hospital?. Visit your local Doctor and ask about their financing options, or simply apply for a MediFin loan, and we’ll take care of the rest!

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How Much Does a Visit to a Day Hospital Cost?

The cost of your Day Hospital visit can range from, R1000 – R10,000.

R 10,000

Pay with Cash

Not Covered

With Medical Aid

*R 661.53 p/m

MediFin Day Hospital Loan

Please Note: The cash price is only an estimate. Ts & Cs Apply. Indicative repayment using assumed fixed interest rate, repayable over 24 months. Subject to credit and affordability assessment. Please use the Loan Calculator for more options, or contact us to speak to a consultant.

How It Works.

Applying is quick and easy! Need a hand?


Consult Your Doctor

Get a quote from your Doctor (or apply using an estimated procedure amount).

Gather your Documents

You will need a copy of your ID, proof of income (most recent salary slip), last 3 months’ bank statements and proof of residence (eg. a utility bill).

Apply Online

Apply online to check whether you qualify for a Day Hospital loan and send us your documents (See Step 2) via email.

Await Approval

We’ll get back to you within an hour.

Payment Made

Once accepted, we'll make a payment directly to your Doctor within 24 hours.

Where Can I Find A Day Hospital?

Find a registered Day Hospital near you! Or join our directory.

Frequently Asked Questions About Day Hospitals.

Can’t find what you are looking for? Ask your own question here.

Which procedures are done in a day hospital?

All procedures that do not require an overnight stay in a hospital can safely be done in a day hospital.

How long after my procedure may I go home?

The normal recovery period is between 2 -3 hours post-operatively. Your doctor and nursing staff will determine when you are fit for discharge.

Should I bring toiletries or pyjamas with me?

No, you don’t need to bring any of these with you. The hospital will provide you with theatre clothes to wear during the operation.

What should I do with my purse, watch, jewellery or other personal items?

Please leave your personal items at home or give them to a family member for safe keeping.

What is a Day Hospital?

Day Hospital is also referred to as Day Clinic: It is an operating theatre facility within a hospital setting which only accommodates surgical day procedures where patients are admitted and discharged on the same day. Patients don’t stay overnight. Worldwide up to 60% of all surgical procedures can be carried out in a day hospital. Day surgery is a more cost-effective option for both patients and medical aids.

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