Queen Nandi Regional Hospital

Queen Nandi Regional hospital is dedicated exclusively to the care of obstetrical, gynaecological and neonatal patients. The hospital averages approximately 8,000 deliveries, and performs approximately 2,000 gynaecological surgery procedures, per year. The hospital has 369 beds and is linked to the KwaZulu-Natal University Medical School.

Queen Nandi hospital is situated in the KwaZulu-Natal town of Empangeni. Empangeni is an hour and a half’s drive north of the city of Durban, along an excellent highway. It is less than half an hour from the busy coastal port and warm water surfing beaches of Richards Bay, with its large shopping malls, many restaurants and movie theatres.

Empangeni is a bustling, safe and friendly town, situated within an extensive sugar farming area, and has a rich and interesting history.

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History of Queen Nandi Regional Hospital


25/10/2020 Queen Nandi Regional Hospital telephone lines are out of order. Please email the PRO: nompilo.xaba@kznhealth.gov.za 

Dr M Samjowan : Acting CEO

Dr M Samjowan : Acting CEO

Mr SM Ndabandaba : HR Manager

Mr SM Ndabandaba : HR Manager

Mr Mhlongo : Systems Manager

Mr Mhlongo : Systems Manager

Mrs PP Mthethwa : Pharmancy Manager

Mrs PP Mthethwa : Pharmacy Manager

Mrs D Paliam : M & E Manager

Mrs D Paliam : M & E Manager

Telephone : +27 (0) 35 907 7000 | Customer care contact details

Fax : +27 086 629 2075


Postal Address: P/Bag X20005 Empangeni

Physical Address : 29 Union Street, Empangeni, 3380

Vision Partners delivering the future.


To develop and implement a sustainable, coordinated, integrated and comprehensive Maternal and Child Health care service at all levels in Region 4, based on Primary Health Care approach through the District Health System, to ensure universal access to maternal and child health care services.

If you have any questions, complaints, suggestions or compliments regarding Queen Nandi Hospital, please contact the Public Relations Officer,

Ms Nompilo Xaba

Telephone Number : 035 907 7156 / 7183

Fax: 035 772 1365.


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This page last edited on 15 October, 2021

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