RK Khan Campus


To lead Nursing Education and to achieve excellence in nursing through education and training of nurses and midwives registrable with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) and South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) at Basic and Post-registration levels.


To produce caring and competent nurses and clinical nurse specialists who will be responsive to the current and future health care needs of the people of KwaZulu-Natal by empowering them with nursing knowledge

Core Values

  • Trust built on truth, honesty and respect
  • Open communication, transparency and consultation
  • Commitment to quality performance
  • Courage to learn, change and innovate
  • Commitment to caring and compassionate service delivery
  • Learners personal development
  • Access to lifelong learning
  • Mobility and progression within education, training and career path

Historical background of R.K.Khan Campus

Training commenced at R.K. Khan Campus in 1968, offering the Diploma in General Nursing. The Certificate of Enrolment as a Nurse was introduced in 1969. In 1973 midwifery training commenced. In 1985, we saw the first students from R.K. Khan Hospital being accepted for the B. Soc Science Degree Course in Nursing. In 1986 the course for the Diploma in General Nursing was replaced by the four (4) year comprehensive integrated course.

Programmes Offered

  • Diploma in Nursing (General, Psychiatric and Community) and Midwifery (R425)
  • Diploma in Nursing (R171)
  • Advanced Diploma In Midwifery (R1497)


Location 1 RK Circle, Chatsworth

Telephone 031 459 6069

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