Amajuba Health District

Amajuba health district is located in the north-western part of KwaZulu-Natal with Mpumulanga province to the north, Free State to the west and Zululand, Umzinyathi and Uthukela Districts as neighbouring districts to the south and east. The district, through the District Health System (DHS), provides health services to the population using the Primary Health Care (PHC) approach. This is done by facilities at different levels of health care

There are 3 provincial hospitals ( Madadeni, Newcastle and Niemeyer Memorial), 1 private hospital, 6 (24 hour) clinics, 12 (10 hour) clinics, 19 provincial fixed clinics, 2 municipal clinics, 7 mobile clinics, 1 private fixed clinic and 3 gateway clinics that serve the district population.

The district staff compliment had been structured in line with the Employment Equity Act with consideration of race and disability All facilities within the health district render a service following Batho Pele principles.

Each and every health facility has a compliment mechanism and suggestion box available for patients to raise their concerns about the service offered to them an "open-door" policy to listen and answer all queries promptly.

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Amajuba Senior Management Team

MDr AMET Tshabalala  : District Director

Dr AMET Tshabalala: District Director

Deputy Director: DHSD Planning

Mr MS Nzuza : Deputy Director: DHSD Planning

Mr VJ Khumalo: Deputy Director HR

Mr VJ Khumalo: Deputy Director HR

Mr Tsumbedzo Khomola : Deputy Director & Programmes

Mr Tsumbedzo Khomola : Deputy Director: Clinical & Programmes.


Mrs SY Masango: Deputy Director

Mrs SY Masango: Deputy Director Finance

Mr A Cassim: District Pharmacy Manager

Mr A Cassim: District Pharmacy Manager


Telephone : +27 (0) 34 328 7000

District Director Cell: 083 393 8176

Fax : +27 (0) 34 315 1092


Postal Address : P/bag X6661, Newcastle, 2940

Physical Address: 38 Voortrekker Street Newcastle

GPS Co-ordinates: -27.76278 | 29.93972


To provide the best comprehensive, accessible, integrated, sustainable, cost effective and equitable service to the people of our district


To provide a sustainable, integrated and comprehensive health services at all levels, based on the Primary Heath Care approach through the District Health System so as to increase the capacity of individuals to accept responsibility for their own health

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