Wentworth hospital

Wentworth is a district hospital in the eThekwini health district.

Wentworth Hospital services the following catchment areas:- Hillary, Seaview, Wentworth, Austerville, Yellowwood Park, Chesterville, Cato Manor, Bluff, Clairwood, Montclair, Jacobs, Lamontville, Umbilo, Woodlands and Merebank. Wentworth Hospital operates on a referral system with patients being referred via their local clinics or regional hospitals.

Wentworth Hospital is unique in that it boarders on a nature reserve. In January 2003, Dr. A. Reddi – Head of Department of the Cardio-thoracic Surgery (now based at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital) undertook a project to list all the indigenous trees found on the premises of Wentworth Hospital. The objective was to label these trees with the KwaZulu Natal conservation Service tags nailed onto them for easy identification, hopefully increasing awareness and appreciation. Each tag cost +- R6.00, the cost was borne was the Cardio-thoracic Surgery Department before they transferred.

History of Wentworth hospital

Senior Management Team

Dr S.B. Kader

Dr S.B. Kader (CEO

Dr R Mayiza :Acting Medical Manager

Matron N. Mkhwanazi (Nursing manager)

Matron N. Mkhwanazi (Nursing manager)

Ms N.S.I Ndlanya (Systems Manager)

Ms N.S.I Ndlanya (Systems Manager)

Mrs P. Bekwa (Finance Manager)

Mrs P. Bekwa (Finance Manager)

Mr S.  Mgoza (Human Resource manager)

Mr S. Mgoza (Human Resource manager)

Contact Details

Telephone : +27 (0) 31 460 5000

Fax : +27 (0) 31 468 9654

Email :

Postal Address : P/Bag Jacobs 4026

Physical Address : Sidmouth Avenue Wentworth

GPS co-ordinates: 30.9891625 | -29.9329128


To achieve optimal health status to all persons within our catchment area.


Wentworth hospital is committed to providing a sustainable, integrated, comprehensive and quality service delivery by:-

  • Continuing community involvement
  • Maintaining a healthy and safe environment
  • Providing a comprehensive and integrated health service.
  • Upholding holistic quality care
  • Upholding the rights and dignity of customers / clients

Core Value

  • Compassion
  • Innovation
  • Openness and transparency through communication
  • Respect and courtesy
  • Team work
  • Trust and integrity

If you have any questions, complaints, suggestions or compliments regarding Wentworth Hospital, please contact the Public Relations Officer :Nombuyekezo Zondo - Zulu

Tel: +27 (0) 31 460 5000

Fax: +27 (0) 31 468 9654

Email :

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This page last edited on 18 September, 2019

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