Osindisweni Hospital - Verulam, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa

Area: Verulam, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa
Region: Kwazulu Natal
Physical Address: Oakford Road, Verulam, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa
Postal Address: Private Bag X15, Verulam, 4340, South Africa
Phone: +27 (0)32 541 9200
Fax: +27 (0)32 541 0343
Cell: +27 (0)82 323 9937 (in event of landline service failure)
GPS Co-Ordinates: -29.6082158, 30.9832025
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State Hospitals - Osindisweni Hospital - Verulam, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa

Osindisweni hospital is a district hospital in the eThekwini health district. The hospital is located in the Buffelsdraai area on the border of Ndwedwe district, 9kms from Verulam and 40kms from central Durban

 

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Alternative routes to Osindisweni hospital

 

Osindisweni's mission is to strive to provide an effective, efficient, high quality district hospital service through loyalty, dedication, commitment and respect for patient’s rights within current resources, policies, legislatures and management strategies. Objectives The hospital is committed to the Batho Pele Principles and the Patients Rights Charter.

 

Osindisweni hospital serves mainly the communities that live in the Ndwedwe and North Local Council Districts with a catchment population of about 587 973. General outpatient morbidity and inpatient morbidity and mortality.

 

Services offered at Osindisweni hospital

Listed below are the services provided at Osindisweni hospital. For further information, please contact the Public Relations Officer.

 

Medical Outpatient

  • Combined general medical, Paediatrics and gynaecology
  • Acute and chronic cases
  • Self Referrals
  • Clinic and GP referrals
  • Ambulance referrals
  • Acute and chronic admissions
  • 24 hour service

Surgical Outpatients

  • Combined casualty and trauma
  • Orthopaedic procedures
  • Casualty theatre procedures
  • Acute and chronic admissions
  • Self / clinic / GP / ambulance referrals
  • 24 hour service

Outpatient Clinic

  • Antenatal routine
  • Antenatal high risk
  • Gynaecology
  • Family planning clinic
  • TB clinic
  • Hypertension clinic
  • Diabetes clinic
  • Well Baby clinic
  • Psychiatric clinic
  • Epilepsy clinic
  • Genetic clinic
  • Orthopaedic clinic

Inpatients

  • Acute and chronic care
  • Maternity and Nursery
  • Paediatric Ward
  • General Female Ward
  • Gynaecology Ward
  • General male ward
  • TB hospital

Maternity Service

  • 24 hour labour ward
  • 24 hour theatre service
  • Booked and clinic referrals

Laboratory

  • Comprehensive range of tests
  • After hour emergency service
  • Blood bank facility
  • Clinic referrals

Radiography

  • All routine x-rays
  • After hour emergency service
  • Obstetric ultrasound
  • Clinic referrals

Pharmacy

  • Routine medicines on level 1 Hospital Essential Drug List
  • After hour emergency service

Physiotherapy

  • Physiotherapist is available twice a week
  • Inpatients and outpatients

Social Welfare

  • Full time social worker
  • Wide range of services
  • Inpatients and Outpatients

Additional Services

  • Disability grant applications
  • Motor vehicle accident claims
  • Workmen compensation cases
  • Medicals for employments
  • Medicals for insurance
  • Medico-legal cases
  • Assistance to schools and non-government organisations

Free Services

  • Children under 6 years old
  • Pregnant patients
  • Family Planning

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