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 Y Lokhat : Acting CEO and Medical Manager

Dr Y Lokhat : Acting CEO and Medical Manager

Mrs BN Mkhwanazi (Nursing manager)

Mr BN Mkhwanazi (Nursing manager)

Ms NSI Ndlanya (Systems Manager)

Ms NSI Ndlanya (Systems Manager)

Miss H Nxasane(Finance Manager)

Miss H Nxasane (Finance Manager)

Mr S.  Mgoza (Human Resource manager)

Mr S Mgoza (Human Resource manager)

Mrs S Ndawande : M&E Manager

Mrs S Ndawande : M&E Manager

Mrs Z Ebrahim : Pharmacy 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 15 March, 2021

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