Services Rendered by the hospital

  • Admitting services
  • Clinic for chronic diseases
  • Dental Health
  • Gateway clinic
  • General Medical
  • General Surgical
  • Gynae and Obstetrics
  • HAST
  • High Care
  • Laundry
  • Mortuary services
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Operating Theatres
  • Outpatient / casualty
  • Pharmacy

Gateway Clinic

Unit Manger : Mrs M.V. Zulu

    The clinic renders the following primary health care services:

  • Antenatal care services
  • Immunization
  • Family planning
  • Treatment of minor elements

  • Programmes offered:

  • Tuberculosis
  • Sexual transmitted infections (STI's)
  • Chronic diseases
  • Mental health care
  • Nurtition
  • Voluntary counseling and testing (VCT)

OPD / Casualty

Unit Manager: Ms BA Zikhali

The OPD / Casualty operates 24 hours including weekend and public holidays.  It renders services to emergencies only:

  • Motor Accidents
  • Injuries
  • Trauma
  • Gunshot
  • Assault
  • Maternity patient

We would also like to inform our patients and general public of Pongola that this department will be moved to the new building next to the laboratory where we would be able to accommodate more people.

Social work services

Unit Manager - Miss SS Magagula

We deal with:

  • Family Abuse
  • Mental Disability
  • Delinquency
  • Abused people
  • Disabled
  • Alcohol and drug abuse and other social problems


Unit manager - Z.B Ndamane

This unit is responsible for providing advice on dietary issues. We deal with the following diseases:

  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Arthritis
  • Kidney failure
  • Overweight
  • Obesity
  • Liver
  • Tuberculosis
  • Hypertension

For more information call (0341) 413 221 ext. 210 and 286

Physio / Occupational Therapy

Unit manager : Ms P Nyawo

  • Rehabilitation
  • Counseling
  • Work assessment
  • Disability grants
  • Home Visits
  • Referral outside the community
  • Education
  • Support Group
  • Resource Person


Objectives: Laboratory is committed to  help in diagnosis of disease, provide quality care through reliable laboratory results, to provide laboratory results without delay and to teach our patients on health issues.

Mission: We render high quality services to all age groups in our community, through dedication and co-operation with Hospital staff, we ensure that all patients results are reliable and can be used with confidence.

Vision: We render quality care to our community according to the District health system as desired by the Department of Health considering our patients as our priority.

Services Rendered

  • Haemotology
  • Chemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Tuberculosis
  • Other diseases

Crisis Care Centre

Unit Manager : Miss S.E Xaba

We deal with both children and adults.  This unit is working in collaboration with social workers, doctors, nursing specialists in forensic care, SAPS and the Administration of Justice department.


Unit Manager - MS NG Msimango

This department is divided into 2 sections : ultrasound and radiography.  Here we help doctors identify the diseases patients suffer from through taking internal photographs of patients.  This is to enable doctors to prescribe medication based on what they have seen on photos.

We take all types of photos except the complicated ones that need high sophisticated cameras fount at Ngwelezana.  We use specialized lubrication or oil to view the internal part of the patient body especially those that are pregnant.

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