Hillcrest Hospital

Hillcrest hospital is a specialised hospital in eThekwini. At present, the hospital has 167 beds.

History of Hillcrest hospital

Hillcrest hospital admits chronically sick, injured patients who need nursing and physical rehabilitative care. These patients are referred from hospitals throughout the entire province of KwaZulu-Natal.

The hospital also offers an outpatient service for chronic medication and rehabilitation. The out-patient clinic operates Monday to Thursday at 08h00 to 11h00.

For queries regarding admission to Hillcrest hospital please contact: 031 761 5899 /5929 (Social workers), 5882 (Medical) 5892 (Nursing) or switchboard 031 761 5880.

Hillcrest Hospital Management Team

Ms MM Mkhize : CEO

Dr N Dlamini : Medical Manager

Ms PS Xongwana : Nursing Manager

Ms PS Xongwana : Nursing Manager

Systems Manager

Mrs R Khuzwayo : Systems Manager

 Human Resource Manager

Mrs TC Hlongwa : Human Resource Manager

Contact Details

Telephone : +27 (0) 31 761 5880

CEO cell: 066 124 2886

Fax : +27 (0) 31 765 3172

Email :

Postal Address : P/Bag X1001 Hillcrest 3650

Physical Address :50 Hospital Road Hillcres


Providing the best quality health care to chronically ill patients through commitment and dedication.


To provide a coordinated sustainable and comprehensive service in partnership with all stakeholders through:

  • Implementation of National core standards
  • The implementation of Batho Pele Principles and Patients
  • rights charter
  • Providing a unique and holistic quality care
  • Maintaining a safe and healthy environment
  • Integrated and comprehensive district health system within available resources
  • Continuous staff development
  • Dynamic innovation and team approach

Core Value

  • Communication
  • Dedication and commitment
  • Openness and transparency
  • Positive attitude (respect, integrity, compassion, courtesy)
  • Team work

Visiting Hours

Monday to Sunday

10h00 12h00 & 14h00 16h00


Zungu Thabisile
If you have any questions, complaints, suggestions or compliments regarding Hillcrest hospital, please contact the Public Relations Officer : Ms Thabisile Zungu

Tel: 031 761 5887

Fax: 031 765 3712

Email :

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This page last edited on 12 December, 2023

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