Welcome to Victoria Hospital, Wynberg

Offering expert care for this Cape Town community since 1886


Victoria Hospital is a district hospital in Cape Town, South Africa, offering expert care in the disciplines of surgery, medicine, emergency services, paediatrics and more. It offers 180 beds and sees an average of 330 outpatients a day and 3 000 emergency patients a month. Victoria Hospital serves four corners of Cape Town – from Wynberg in the North, Hout Bay in the West, Philippi and Mitchell’s Plain in the East, Masiphumelele and Simon’s Town in the South.


Expert care from specialists and doctors with a passion for high standards and teamwork.


Teamwork is the heart of Victoria Hospital, even separate departments work closely together as a team.


Victoria projects reach deep into the community, serving people on the ground and in the hospital.


Victoria staff feel like a big family, its small enough that we all know each other by name.

Meet the CEO of Victoria Hospital

Dedicated to people, principles and processes.


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Dr. Melvin Moodley – Doctor and MBA Graduate 
CEO of Victoria Hospital 

Dr. Moodley is passionate about the smooth running of Victoria Hospital. He is both a medical doctor and MBA graduate, ensuring he gets the perfect balance between strong management principles and service delivery. Dr. Moodley believes that a combination of clinical excellence, managerial excellence and staff empowerment will allow Victoria Hospital to deliver quality healthcare to its clients. Dr. Moodley applies his keen finance mind and business knowledge to managing the hospital and to lecturing – teaching Financial Management, Systems Thinking, and Lean Management at top universities like UCT (University of Cape Town) and UWC (University of the Western Cape).


If you are interested in our Elective Student Program email us at Jpeare@Tiscali.co.za

Friends of Victoria is overseen by the Facility Board

The Victoria Hospital Board consists of both community leaders with a longstanding relationship with Victoria Hospital and successful businessmen from the surrounding areas. Their combined years of experience with the hospital and years of experience giving vision to large corporates offers the hospital strong strategic and organisational support. The board provides oversight to the projects, fundraising and funds and carefully manages these to ensure maximum impact.

The Facility Board is registered as a Non-profit Organisation with the Department of Social Development and as a Public Benefit organisation with SARS. This means that any donation to Victoria Hospital is tax deductible in the hands of the donor who receives a Section 18a certificate.

Facility board members are (left to right standing): Saliem Franciscus (secretary); Patrick Jeftha; Melvin Moodley; Warren Hermanus; Clint Cupido and Rachel Overmeyer, (seated left to right) Peter Lekay (deputy chairman); Llewellyn Jones (Chairman) and Alan Ramsay. Nikki Fuller and Pastor Clive Kruger are absent.

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"Above all, Victoria Hospital is a family.
Some doctors have dedicated decades of their lives
to Victoria, which speaks volumes."

- Dr. Melvin Moodley -

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