St. Francis Hospital - Mahlabathini, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa

Area: Mahlabathini, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa
Region: Kwazulu Natal
Physical Address: King Dinizulu Highway, Ulundi, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa
Postal Address: Private Bag X564, Mahlabathini, 3865, South Africa
Phone: +27 (0)35 873 0203 / 4 / 5
Fax: +27 (0) 35 873 0380 / 0030
GPS Co-Ordinates: -28.22467, 31.47673433

State Hospitals - St. Francis Hospital - Mahlabathini, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa

St. Francis is a small, 66 year old specialised hospital serving the rural communities around Mahlabathini. The hospital has 96 authorised beds. Future plans for the hospital include designating it as a District Psychiatric hospital.


Services Offered at St Francis Hospital

  • Community Health Workers Programme
  • Out Patients Services
  • Social Welfare Services
  • Rehabilitation Services for the disabled
  • Pharmaceutical Services
  • Counselling Services
  • Maternal Child and Women's Health
  • Geriatric services and chronics
  • Primary Health Care Services
  • Eye care services with the help of a nurse from Nkonjeni
  • Laundry services
  • Decentralised Psychiatry for students from the University of Natal
  • Services of a Psychiatrist part time from Richards Bay - Dr. Latecki
  • Workshop
  • Mortuary
  • Mobile Clinic Services - Presently there are 20 points which are visited, the furthest being Babanango, 150 km away. On average 300 clients are seen. A medical officer accompanies the team to attend to any referrals.


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