The Western Cape boasts the top hospitals in the country, followed by Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal.
See names of hospitals that have been included in the top 20 over the last three years.
This is according to the latest results of Discovery Health Patient Survey Score (PaSS) survey, which is based on patient experience scores.
Out of the top 20 hospitals for 2016, eight are located in the Western Cape with four in Gauteng and three in KwaZulu-Natal. The Free State and Mpumalanga have two each and the North West has one hospital in the top 20. Overall, 136 hospitals were included in the analysis of patient experience scores.
Dr Roshini Moodley Naidoo, head of Quality of Care at Discovery Health, says in general they find that hospitals are increasingly meeting higher patient expectations and needs since the survey was launched three years ago.
“Since publication of the survey scores, we are observing positive changes in how care is experienced by patients.