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Telephone: +27 (0) 35 901 7000
Fax: +27 (0) 35 794 1684
Email: pro.ngwelezana@kznhealth.gov.za
Postal Address: P/Bag X20021 Empangeni 3880
Physical Address: Thanduyise Road, next to Ngwelezana Police station Directions
GPS co-ordinates: 31.86411633 | -28.7795563

Senior Management Team

Vision:  An accessible health facility that renders cost-effective and quality health care service with developing tertiary services for the citizens of Region 4.

To provide health services that are cost-effective, compliant with high safety standards and accessible to all the citizens of Region 4 by employing competent staff and creating an environment conducive for academic excellence that promotes the development of personnel and research opportunities

Core Values (I – CARE)

I- Innovation
C- Compassion/courage to learn
A- Accountability
E- Efficiency

Motto :
“Our Patients, Our Priority”

Services Offered

Medical Services

  • General
    1. Medical (Tertiary-Renal Services and Regional Services)
    2. Orthopaedics (District, Regional, Tertiary Services and Post Grad Training)
    3. Surgical (District, Regional, Tertiary Services and Post Graduate Training)
  • Paediatrics (District, Regional and Tertiary Services)
  • Critical Care (ICU/High Care)<
  • Ophthalmology (District and Regional)
  • Psychiatry (District , Regional and Post Graduate Training)
  • Anaesthetics (District, Regional and Post Graduate Training)
  • Family Medicine (District - PHC Services and Post Graduate Training)
  • Laboratory Services (Undergraduate and Post Graduate Training)
  • Blood Bank
 Paramedical Services
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • DIS (CT scan, Ultrasound, Doppler, MRI
  • Speech therapy
  • Audiolopgy
  • Dietetics
  • Dental
  • Social Worker
  • ARV clinic
  • Telemedicine

Ngwelezana Hospital is a 554 bedded hospital. It provides District, Regional and Tertiary Services to communities from Uthungulu, Umkhanyakude and Zululand Districts. Map showing location of the hospital.  It is situated at Ngwelezana Suburb which is 5km’s away from Empangeni. Empangeni is about 20km’s from Richards Bay Industrial area, Harbour and Beaches and Airport.

For further information on medical electives, please contact Dr Nwachukwu on innocent.nwachukwu@kznhealth.gov.za

Construction of a 192 bed surgical ward at Ngwelezana hospital
 Ngwelezana Hospital is in a process of constructing a three storey 192 bed surgical building.
This is part of the Department’s on-going infrastructural renewal. Inconveniences during the construction like increased noise, dust and redirection of routes will be experienced. Staff members, visitors and community are requested to be patient. We apologise for any inconveniences that may be experienced. For further information, please contact the Public Relations Officer; Ngwelezana Hospital 035 901 7122.

Hospital Events    

Hospital Newsletter    

Please contact the Miss Zandile Zwane with any compliments or complaints you may have.

Tel: 035 901 7122
Fax: 035 795 1684
Email: pro.ngwelezana@kznhealth.gov.za  

Site last edited on 22 May, 2019 

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