History of the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Hospital
The foundation for Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Hospital, a 350 bedded hospital
was laid early in 1994 and the building of this spacious hospital was completed
in 1995. The hospital opened its doors to the public on the 7th of March 1997.
The hospital was named after the well respected Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
Commissioned as a District Hospital to serve the population of Phoenix, Inanda,
Amaoti, Mt Edgecombe and Duffs Road. Regional services in Internal Medicine
commenced in February 2001. Regional services in Obstetrics and Gynaecology,
Neonatology and Paediatrics commenced in July 2001. Catchments population for
Regional Services includes the population of Kwa-Mashu, Tongaat, Verulam and
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