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Fort Napier Hospital
About Fort Napier Hospital

Fort Napier Hospital is categorized as a Specialized Hospital serving only mentally challenged clients.

60% of patients admitted are State Presidential Patients

Admitting three types of clients namely:
  • Chronic high functioning patients –Patients that are admitted permanently, they stay for 15+ years
  • State patients – Patients are admitted for +10 years and then go for trial at court
  • Observation cases - Awaiting trial prisoners are admitted assessment by our specialized doctors for not more than 30 days

Authorized beds = 450 Usable beds = 370


Ms FN Mokwena

Mrs T Ngcobo
Nursing Manager

Dr AL Mbhele
Medical Manager
Mrs G Sewran
Finance Manager

Mrs NV Hlope
Systems Manager

Mrs H Wilkes

Ms SP Ndlovu
Human Resources Manager
Contact Details

Telephone: +27 (0) 33 260 4300

Fax: +27 (0) 33 345 5730

Email: Spha Buthelezi
Postal Address: PO Box 370 Pietermaritzburg 3201

Physical Address: 1 Devonshire Road, Pietermaritzburg

GPS co-ordinates: 30.3689425 | -29.6138623


To achieve optimal Psychiatric Health status for all persons in KwaZulu-Natal in keeping with Provincial Health Departments Vision.

Our aim is to provide the best possible psychiatric service for our service users


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If you have any questions, complaints, suggestions or compliments regarding Fort Napier Hospital , please contact the Public Relations Officer, Mr Spha Buthelezi on:

Tel No.: 033 260 4308
Fax No: 033 345 5730
E-mail: spha.buthelezi@kznhealth.gov.za
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