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Telephone: +27 (0) 34 982 2111/2/3 (internal directory)
Fax: +27 (0) 34 980 9757
Email: nqobile.mbatha@kznhealth.gov.za
Postal Address: P/Bag X9371 Vryheid 3100
Physical Address: Coswald Brown Street, Vryheid
GPS co-ordinates: 30.7970875 | -27.7583528

Senior Management Team
Ms S Nkonyane : CEO
Dr: FS Idika : Medical Manager
Ms NP Thabethe : Finance Manager
Ms N.S. Sibisi : Pharmacy Manager
Mr TD Ndaba : Systems Manager
Ms N Ngcobo : M&E Manager
Mr SP Nene : HR Manager
Ms ATS Sibiya : PHC Manager

Vision: Our vision is to provide optimal health status to all persons of Abaqulusi sub-district in the Zululand Health District

Mission: Vryheid District Hospital is committed to deliver a quality, coordinated, integrated and effective health service to the people of Abaqulusi Sub-District based on the Primary Health Care approach through the District Health System.

Strategic Goals

  • Strengthen PHC Service
  • Ensure the establishment of a highly motivated, well developed & adequate  health workforce
  • Implement an Infrastructure Development Plan
  • Implement Quality Care Improvement Programmes
  • Strengthen the implementation or priority programmes
  • Services Offered:

    • Casualty Dept/Trauma
    • CDC Clinic
    • Choice of Termination of Pregnancy
    • Satellite MDR Unit
    • CSSD
    • Dental Services
    • Dietetics
    • Eye Services
    • General Ward
    • General Support Services
    • Helipad
    • High Care Unit
    • HAST
    • Laboratory
    • Medical Wards (Female and Males)
    • Medical Male Circumcision
    • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
    • Out Patients (General, Medical, Surgical, Orthopaedic, Paediatric, High RiskPregnancies, Geriatrics, Stomatherapy)
    • Paediatrics Ward
    • Primary Health Care Services
    • Physiotherapy
    • Psychologist
    • Radiology Services
    • Rehabilitation Services
    • Pharmaceutical Services
    • Social Worker
    • Stroke Unit
    • Surgical Wards (Male and Female)
    • Theatre
    • Trauma Counselling
    • Waiting Mothers Lodge
    • WBOT (Community Services)


    Vryheid Hospital is a level one Hospital in the Abaqulusi Sub-district, in the Zululand Health District.  The Hospital serves about 230 474 people (this figure is based on Abaqulusi Municipality figures).

    The Hospital is authorised to use 338 beds. 

    Vryheid Hospital has 15 fixed clinics, one youth center and three mobile clinics which have 58 visiting points.

     "Quality Care is our Business" has been the motto that drove staff in service delivery improvement since 2006.  Emphasis has been put on the "Preventative and Promotive is our business" since the beginning of 2008, hence our motto: "Quality Care and Preventative and Promotive Health is our business at Vryheid Hospital".

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    If you have any questions, complaints, suggestions or compliments regarding Vryheid Hospital, please contact the Public Relations Officer, Ms Nqobile Mbatha on:

    Tel No.: 034 982 2111
    Fax No: 034 414 4944
    E-mail: nqobile.mbatha@kznhealth.gov.za
    or complete the Customer Comment Slip





    Information on this site submitted by Vryheid hospital PRO, Nqobile Mbatha

    Site last edited on 22 January, 2024 

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