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Telephone: +27 (0) 35 907 7000
Fax: +27 086 629 2075
Email: nompilo.mvubu@kznhealth.gov.za
Postal Address: P/Bag X20005 Empangeni
Physical Address: 29 Union Street Empangeni 3380
GPS co-ordinates: 31.8972113 | -28.739553

Senior Management Team
Mrs CNN Mkhwanazi : CEO
Dr I Popa : Medical Manager
Mrs TV Mkuzo : Nursing Manager
Mr PE Venketsamy : HR Manager
Mrs V Mtantato : Finance Manager
Mr J.G. Smith : Systems Manager
Vision Partners delivering the future.

Mission Dedicated to the highest quality of customer services delivered warmly and friendly by teams empowered to meet the challenges of women and child health in the districts of uThungulu, uMkhanyakude and Zululand.

Services Offered:
Antenatal Ward 24 hours
ARV Clinic Thursday for Pregnant mothers
Genetics Services Monday to Friday
Gynae Ward 24hours
High Risk Antenatal Clinic Monday to Friday
Labour Ward 24 hours
Neonatal Follow up Clinic Monday to Wednesday
Neonatal Unit 24 hours
Outpatients 24 hours
PMTCT Clinic Monday – Thursday 08h00-14h00
Post Natal Ward 24 hours
Social Workers Monday - Fridays
Specialist Gynaecological Clinic Monday & Thursday
Termination of Pregnancies Bookings Monday & Wednesday
Toposcopy Friday 08h00 – 12h00
VCT Clinic  Monday- Friday

LUDWMH is a hospital dedicated exclusively to the care of obstetrical, gynaecological and neonatal patients. The hospital averages approximately 10,000 deliveries, and performs approximately 2,000 gynaecological surgery procedures, per year. We are linked to the KwaZulu-Natal university medical school.
LURWMH is situated in the middle of the KwaZulu-Natal town of Empangeni. Read More

We are inviting applicants for medical officer posts at various level
s. Please note that registrars should apply through the provincial HR department.
We are confident that we can offer a happy and holistic experience for any doctors keen on working in, and advancing their careers, in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Applications can be made to Dr L Govender on 084 6150 207 or 035 907 7116 (Secretary)  E-mail: Logie.Govender@kznhealth 

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Visiting Hours:
Monday to Sunday:
Morning 12h00 13h00, Afternoon 15h30 16h30, Evening 18h30 19h30

If you have a comment, complaint or compliment for Lower Unfolozi District War Memorial  hospital, please contact the PRO, Nompilo Xaba on

Tel: (035) 907 7156
Fax: (035) 792 2596
Email: nompilo.mvubu@kznhealth.gov.za


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