|Area:||Chatsworth, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa|
|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|
State Hospitals - R. K. Khan Hospital - Chatsworth, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa
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
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
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.
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