About

The hospital is situated in a town called Richards Bay in KwaZulu-Natal.  Richards Bay lies about 170km North of Durban and boasts the largest harbour and the most beautiful wetland scenery and unspoilt beaches in the country.

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This vibrant town is quickly becoming a prime tourist destination and a busy economic centre in the province of KwaZulu-Natal.  Richards Bay started as a fishing village and makeshift harbour and has grown into a booming seaport town and tourist attraction.

Richards Bay has excellent leisure facilities and visitors can enjoy fishing, bird watching, surfing, canoeing and art galleries, just to mention a few.

The hospital is situated in the CBD of Richards Bay and is easily accessible via the R619 to the East and the R34 to the South of the hospital.  A 24-hour emergency unit serves the community and surrounding areas around the clock.

Beds and Wards

The hospital has 198 beds and is equipped with world-class technology and facilities in order to provide a wide range of medical services to its patients.  The two intensive care units provide critically ill and injured patients with highly professional medical care and services around the clock.

Mothers and babies are cared for at the maternity ward in a tranquil setting with highly trained staff.  Newborns in need of highly specialised care are cared for at the neonatal intensive care unit which is equipped with the latest monitoring and support equipment.  The paediatric ward offers expert medical services to children.

Disciplines and Services

Anaesthesiology
Cardiology
Dentistry
Dermatology
Ear, nose and throat surgery (Otorhinolaryngology)
General practice
General surgery
Gynaecology
Internal medicine
Nephrology
Ophthalmology
Orthopaedic surgery
Paediatrics
Urology

Visiting Hours

10h30 – 11h30
15h00 – 16h00
19h00 – 20h00

Physical Address

Kruger Rand Road
CBD
Richards Bay
KwaZulu-Natal
South Africa

Map to Location

Telephone and Fax Numbers

Tel:  +27 35 780 6111
Fax:  +27 35 789 8283

Website:  netcare.co.za

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