KwaMagwaza Hospital

KwaMagwaza hospital is a district hospital situated in the Mtonjaneni municipality (Melmoth), which falls in Uthungulu District.

It has 141 authorised beds and has 05 fixed clinics,namely KwaYanguye, Ndundulu, Melmoth, Nogakuka, and Thubalethu Health Post.

The catchment population is approximately 60 000.

The hospital was taken over by the Department of Health from the Diocese of Zululand on 01 November 2000.

KwaMagwaza Hospital Senior Management Team

Dr SK Mahlambi: Clinical Manager and Acting CEO

Dr SK Mahlambi: Clinical Manager and Acting CEO

Mrs P.D Buthelezi Depurty Nursing Manager

Mrs P.D Buthelezi Deputy Nursing Manager

Mr E.S Mchunu HR Manager

Mr E.S Mchunu HR Manager

Mrs P.T.N Ntuli Acting Finance Manager

Mrs P.T.N Ntuli Acting Finance Manager

Ms D.N Mhlongo Systems Manager

Ms D.N Mhlongo Systems Manager


Telephone : +27 (0) 035 450 8200

Fax : +27 (0) 035 450 2286

GPS co-ordinates : 31.34105033 | -28.6293265


Postal Address : P/Bag X808 Melmoth 3835

Physical Address : KwaMagwaza Road, Melmoth

Visiting Hours

Monday - Sunday : Hours : 10H00-11H00 : 15H00-16H00 : 18H00-19H00


To excel in the provision of optimal comprehensive quality health care service at district level to all persons of Umthonjaneni and throughout UThungulu District.


To provide efficient, effective, comprehensive, coordinated, sustainable health services at all levels based on primary health system through District health system to all customers whilst ensuring community involvement.

Services offered

  • Acute and chronic care
  • Child & Women's Health
  • Clinical psychology
  • Communicable disease management
  • Counselling
  • Dental
  • Environmental health
  • Eye care
  • Forensic-Medical
  • HIV and Aids management
  • Maternal
  • Medical
  • Orthopaedics
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Physiotherapy and occupational therapy
  • Primary/community health care
  • Psychiatric
  • Social Work
  • Surgical
  • Trauma and emergency care
  • X-Ray & Ultrasonography
  • VCT


If you have any questions, complaints, suggestions or compliments regarding KwaMagwaza Hospital,

Name : Andile Ngcobo

Telephone Number : +27 (0) 035 450 8200

Fax Number : +27 (0) 35 450 2050


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This page last edited on 21 December, 2018

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