Durban is the largest city on the east coast of South Africa and is located in the second most populous province in the country, KwaZulu Natal (KZN). Life Healthcare is one of the major hospital groups in KwaZulu Natal, along with Netcare and Joint Medical Holdings (JMH). There are currently four Life Healthcare Hospitals in the Durban area.
Life Hospital in Chatsworth
Chatsworth is a large township/suburb located along the south coast of Kwazulu Natal and is approximately 20 minutes away from Durban CBD. It is in close proximity to Merewent, Umlazi and Malvern and a short distance away from Isipingo and Amanzimtoti. Here the Life Healthcare Chatsmed Garden Hospital is located on Woodhurst Drive. The hospital phone number is 021 459 8000.
Life Hospital in Mount Edgecombe
Mount Edgecombe is township/suburb located along the north coast of Kwazulu Natal and is approximately 15 minutes away from the Durban CBD. It is in close proximity to Phoenix, Kwa Mashu and Umhlanga an a short distance away from Umdloti and Ballito. Here the Life Healthcare Mount Edgecombe Hospital is located on Redberry Road on the border with Phoenix. The hospital phone number is 031 539 3311.
Life Hospital in Berea
Berea is a large residential, commercial and industrial area on the outskirts of the Durban CBD. It is in close proximity to Glenwood and Musgrave and short distance away from Mayville and Overport in Durban. Here the Life Healthcare Entabeni (St. Jospeh) Hospital is located on Mazisi Kunene Road. The hospital phone number is 031 204 1300.
Life Hospital in New Germany
New Germany is a predominantly industrial area located slightly more inland than Durban. Although it is outside of Durban’s borders, many consider it as a part of Durban due to the close proximity. It overlaps with Pinetown, a major hub of commercial and industrial activity near Durban. The Life Healthcare Crompton Hospital is located on Crompton Street in New Germany. The hospital phone number is 031 702 0777.
Life Hospital in Westville
Westville is an upmarket area located somewhat in the heart of the greater Durban region. It is one of the more easily accessible and centrally positioned commercial and residential areas bordered by all the major highways of Durban. The Life Healthcare Westville Hospital is situated next to the Pavilion Mall, one of Durban’s popular shopping centres. The hospital phone number is 031 251 6911.