King Edward VIII Hospital - Congella, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa

Area: Congella, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa
Region: Kwazulu Natal
Physical Address: Corner of Sydney and Rick Turner (Francois) Road, Congella, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa
Postal Address: Private Bag X02 Congella, 4013, South Africa
Phone: +27 (0)31 360 3111
Fax: +27 (0)31 206 1457
GPS Co-Ordinates: -29.881239, 30.99066

State Hospitals- King Edward VIII Hospital - Congella, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa

King Edward VIII hospital is the second largest hospital in the Southern hemisphere, providing regional and tertiary services to the whole of KZN and Eastern Cape. King Edward VIII is a 922 bedded hospital with +/-360 000 out patients. The hospital is situated in ward 33 in eThekwini. 

King Edward VIII is a teaching hospital for the University of KwaZulu Natal’s Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine and has a Nursing College attached to it with these specialties:

  • Orthopaedics
  • ICU/Critical Care
  • Paediatric
  • Advance Midwifery

Services offered 

Patient Information


  • Dietetics
  • Ear Throat & Nose (ENT)
  • Emergency and Trauma Unit
  • Full Radiology Unit
  • General Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • ICU
  • Maxilo Facial
  • Neonatal ICU
  • Obstetrics & Gynae
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Paediatrics
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Social work
  • Special clinic services
  • Speech & Audio
  • Telemedicine site
  • Theatres


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