R. K. Khan Hospital - Chatsworth, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa

Suburb: Chatsworth, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa
Province: Kwazulu Natal
Physical Address: RK Khan Circle, Westcliffe, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa
Postal Address: Private Bag X004 Chatsworth 4030, South Africa
Phone: +27 (0)31 459 6000
Fax: +27 (0) 31 401 1247
GPS Co-Ordinates: -29.9151718, 30.88623717
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Web: www.kznhealth.gov.za/rkkhanhospital.htm
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State Hospitals - R. K. Khan Hospital - Chatsworth, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa

RK Khan is a regional and district hospital with 543 beds. The hospital in located in Chatsworth, a suburb in the eThekwini health district. Directions to RK Khan hospital.

The hospital vision is to see R K Khan Hospital as a leading health care facility in KwaZulu-Natal.

 

RK Khan Hospital serves the population of Chatsworth and surrounding area, Inner and Outer West, the boundaries commence from Yellowwood Park to Richmond. We are a referral hospital for St Mary's hospital and KwaDabeka clinic.

 

The hospital was pre-accredited in 1999 for COHSASA and won the Price Waterhouse Coopers Good Governance bronze award in 2001.

 

Services offered at RK Khan Hospital

 

RK Khan hospital daily and specialist clinics

 

  • C.A.T. Scanner
  • Casualty Dept/Trauma
  • Dental Facilities
  • General Medical
  • General Surgery
  • High Care
  • Intensive Care
  • Maternity
  • Medical Laboratory Services
  • Theatres
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Orthopaedics
  • Physiotherapy Services
  • Internal medicine
  • Paediatrics
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Radiology
  • Anaesthetics
  • MOPD and casualty

Mobile Trauma Crisis Centre

The mobile Crisis Centre was installed on the hospital premises on 8 May 2001.

The centre deals with cases of a sensitive and intensely personal nature (e.g. sexual assaults in adults and children and cases of domestic violence.) the aim is to provide the correct environment to optimize patient co-operation and protect the privacy and confidentiality rights of the victims.

Coronary Care Unit
The Coronary Care Unit has become a major referral centre for patients presenting with acute coronary syndromes from the Durban Metropolitan and surrounding areas. The 7-bedded unit is fully modernized and computerized.

In addition to managing patients with acute infarct and unstable angina the unit is fully geared to assess patients at risk for developing both ventricular and supra ventricular tachy arrhythmias using a variety of non invasive techniques.

 

A new concept of monitoring patient’s haemodynamic parameters using BIO TECT ICG sensors has been recently introduced. The unit is one of the first in the country to utilize the Cardio Dynamics machine. In addition we have a fully operational echocardiography, 24-hour halter analysis, late potential analysis and exercise stress test service available.

 

The unit has the largest number of cardiac rehabilitation patients in the country, in existence for 15 years, run by a team of doctors and physiotherapist. Patients have organized themselves into a club, popularly known as the Happy Hearts Club.

 

The team extends its services beyond the acute management of services to include, rehabilitation, life style modification and the reintroduction into the community.

 

Copyright © KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health, 2001

If there are any errors in the above information, please notify us via an email to info@sadoctors.co.za


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