King Edward VIII hospital

King Edward VIII Hospital is a tertiary level hospital providing tertiary services to the whole of KZN and part of Eastern Cape. The hospital has 852 beds with +/- 22 000 out patients monthly and is situated in ward 33 in eThekwini. King Edward VIII is a teaching hospital for the University of KwaZulu Natal Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine and has a Nursing College

Account of Arya Assar's surgical internship at King Edward VIII hospital

King Edward VIII Hospital 2008-2012 (extracted from Carte Blanche Making a Difference booklet)

History of King Edward hospital

King Edward VIII Hospital Senior Management Team


Telephone : +27 (0) 31 360 3111

CEO Cell: 072 176 8030

Fax : +27 (0) 31 206 1457


Postal Address : P/Bag X02 Congella 4013

Physical Address: Corner of Sydney and Rick Turner (Francois) road, Congella

GPS co-ordinates :30.98950733 | -29.8822222


To be the best health care institution for our staff and clients, at providing quality health care.


By providing a caring culture, team approach and leadership in developing functional patient care and health support system; as well as capable and motivated human resources in order to ensure a quality health care experience.


  • Goal oriented (driven to meet objectives
  • Teamwork
  • Integrity and honesty
  • Effective communication
  • Willingness to learn
  • Time management


Human Milk Banking

Patients accessing services should have the following documents with them:

  • Asylum Seeker Permit
  • Birth Certificate
  • Identity Document
  • Passport with Travelling Documents
  • Permanent Residency Permit
  • Refugee Permit
  • Temporary Resident Permit
  • Appointment Card or Referral Letter
  • Medical Aid Scheme Card (If you belong to a scheme) or Pay Slip
  • Proof of Address (such as Municipal Bill, Tribal Letter or Local Council Letter)
  • Unemployment Card or Social Pensioners Card


If you have any questions, complaints, suggestions or compliments regarding King Edward VIII Hospital, please contact the Public Relations Officer :

Name : Ms Nontobeko Ndlela

Telephone Number : 031 360 3021

Fax Number : 031 206 1457


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This page last edited on 08 April, 2024

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