+27 (0) 35 901 7000
+27 (0) 35 794 1684
Road, next to Ngwelezana Police station Directions
31.86411633 | -28.7795563
Vision: An accessible health facility that renders
cost-effective and quality health care service with developing
tertiary services for the citizens of Region 4.
Mission: 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
Core Values (I – CARE)
C- Compassion/courage to learn
Motto : “Our Patients, Our Priority”
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)
- Medical (Tertiary-Renal Services and Regional Services)
- Orthopaedics (District, Regional, Tertiary Services and Post Grad Training)
- Surgical (District, Regional, Tertiary Services and Post Graduate Training)
- Occupational therapy
- DIS (CT scan, Ultrasound, Doppler, MRI
- Speech therapy
- Social Worker
- ARV clinic
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.
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 electives and medical training,
please contact Dr Nwachukwu on
Construction of a 192
bed surgical ward at Ngwelezane hospital
Ngwelezana Hospital is in a process of constructing a three storey 192 bed
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 Miss
Thobile Hadebe, Public Relations Officer; Ngwelezana Hospital 035 901 7122.
If you have any questions, complaints or compliments
regarding Ngwelezana hospital, please contact the Public Relations
Officer Ms Thobile Hadebe on
Tel: (035) 901 7122
Fax: (035) 794 1883