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Telephone: +27 (0) 31 360 3111
Fax: +27 (0) 31 206 1457
Email: nontobeko.ndlela@kznhealth.gov.za
Postal Address: P/Bag X02 Congella 4013
Physical Address: Corner of Sydney and Rick Turner (Francois) road, Congella 
GPS co-ordinates: 30.98950733 | -29.8822222 Directions

Senior Management Team

Vision  To be a leading hospital in providing innovative quality health service in the spirit of ubuntu.

Mission To provide a coordinated, integrated and sustainable health service within the district health system through:

  • Incorporating the principles of Batho Pele in our daily practices.
  • Recruiting, developing and retaining a generation of appropriately skilled and motivated health workers
  • Optimal management and cost effective utilization of resources
  • Creating a culture that promotes team spirit.
  • Creating a safe hospital environment

Services Offered

  • Dietetics
  • Speech & Audio
  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Full Radiology Unit
  • Obstetrics & Gynae
  • Peadiatrics
  • Psychiatric services
  • Neonatal ICU
  • Maxilo Facial
  • Ear Throat & Nose (ENT)
  • General Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • ICU
  • Emergency and Trauma Unit
  • Social work
  • Theatres
  • Special clinic services
  • Pharmacy
  • Telemedicine site


King Edward VIII  hospital is the second largest hospital in the Southern hemisphere, providing regional and tertiary services to the whole of KZN and Eastern Cape. King Edward VIII is a 922 bedded hospital with +/-360 000 out patients. The hospital is situated in ward 33 in eThekwini.

King Edward VIII is a teaching hospital for the University of KwaZulu Natalís Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine and has a Nursing College attached to it with these specialties:  Orthopeadics, ICU/Critical Care, Pediatrics and Advance Midwifery

King Edward VIII hospital now has an Electronic Suggestion Box! Please make use of this facility to submit your suggestions about our hospital.

King Edward VIII hospital paediatric department celebrates their ladies

Account of Arya Assar's surgical internship at King Edward VIII hospital

King Edward VIII Hospital 2008-2012 (extracted from Carte Blanche Making a Difference booklet)


Hospital Newsletter    

Happenings at KEH   

Human Milk Banking


If you have any questions, complaints, suggestions or compliments regarding King Edward Hospital, please contact the Public Relations Officer, Ms Nontobeko Ndlela on:

Tel No.: 031 360 3021
Fax No: 031 206 1457
E-mail: nontobeko.ndlela@kznhealth.gov.za

King Edward hospital : Public relations and communications department

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