About

The hospital is located in the small seaside town of Port Alfred on the Sunshine Coast of the Eastern Cape.  Port Alfred is rich in history and a popular holiday destination.  The town is situated at the banks of the Kowie River and managed to keep most its fishing village character and feel.

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Port Alfred is well-known as the “heart of the sunshine coast” and lies halfway between Port Elizabeth and East London on Route 72.  Nearby towns are Grahamstown, 57km to the North and Cannon Rocks, 30km to the West.  The town of Port Alfred is renowned for its man-made harbour – the first in South Africa.

This laid-back town with only one traffic robot has undergone some development in the last couple of years without losing its quaint fishing village charm.

The hospital is situated in Central Port Alfred and easily accessible via the R72 to the North of the hospital.  Central Port Alfred is nestled between the suburbs of West Bank and East Bank.  The hospital has a 24-hour emergency unit that supports the community and surrounding areas around the clock.

Beds and Wards

The hospital has 31 beds and offers its patients highly professional and qualified services equipped with sophisticated and modern medical equipment.  The maternity ward provides mothers and babies with around the clock state-of-the-art medical services.  Babies in need of specialised care receive expert medical services at the neonatal unit which is equipped with modern monitoring equipment.

Critical injured and ill patients are cared for by highly qualified medical staff and professionals at the high care unit.  Small children suffering from illness or injuries are cared for by well-trained staff at the paediatric ward.

Disciplines and Services

Anaesthesiology
Dentistry
General practice
Gynaecology
Orthopaedic surgery
Plastic and reconstructive surgery
Radiology

Visiting Hours

15h00 – 16h00
19h00 – 20h00

Physical Address

Southwell Road
Central
Port Alfred
Eastern Cape
South Africa

Map to Location

Telephone and Fax Numbers

Tel:  +27 46 604 4000
Fax:  +27 46 604 4099

Website:  www.netcare.co.za

One Thought on “Port Alfred Hospital (Netcare) in Port Alfred, Eastern Cape”

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    Please could you assist me with the prices of the following:
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    2. An xray for his ankle and hiring of a moon boot if needed.
    I live far away and the family is worried and need to budget to assist him asap.

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