Accommodation near Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Hospital

The Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Hospital is a public hospital in the north of Durban, which is managed by the KwaZulu Natal provincial health department. The hospital is named after Gandhi, the great Indian freedom fighter who spent much of his life in Durban. The hospital aims to provide an integrated, sustainable, co-ordinated and comprehensive service to its patients.

The multidisciplinary hospital was built in 1995, and opened its doors to the public in 1997. Since then it has expanded to the 350 bed hospital it is today, and begun to operate as both a district hospital and regional hospital, depending on the care required. For example, disciplines like internal medicine, obstetrics & gynaecology, paediatrics and neonatology are provided at a regional level, while surgery, orthopaedics, the crisis centre and general out-patients services are rendered at a district level.

Apart from specific medical disciplines, the hospital also offers certain medical facilities which are vital to effective patient care, while others contribute to a more holistic treatment plan. Some of the facilities offered by the hospital are social work services including a crisis centre and HIV/AIDS counselling, laboratory service, inpatients wards, physiotherapy, an intensive care unit, x-ray facilities, dietetics, family planning and a 24 hour casualty ward.

The hospital is situated in the far north of Durban, inland from (or to the west of) Umhlanga Ridge. It serves a largely poor community of patients, with its catchment area for the district covering Phoenix (where the hospital is situated), Inanda, Amaoti, Mount Edgecomb and Duffs Road, and its regional catchment area reaching as far as KwaMashu, Tongaat, Verulam and Ndwedwe.

Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.
Gumtree Lodge
1.4 km

From R375 PPS

Gumtree Lodge offers Bed & Breakfast accommodation in 12 luxuriously appointed suites, bordering the Mount Edgecombe Golf Estate. The lodge is ideally positioned for golfers, business stay-overs, holi... More Info

Kites View Bed & Breakfast
3.7 km

From R820 PPS

Kites View Bed and Breakfast is situated on one of the higher crests of Kwazulu Natal's premier holiday city, overlooking the warmest, bluest ocean and lush greenness that is La Lucia, as far as the e... More Info

Seaview Manor
4.1 km

From R745 PPS

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Situated on La Lucia Ridge, Seaview Manor commands sweeping views of the Indian Ocean. This exquisite bed and breakfast is newly appointed with all the modern conveniences. We endeavour to p... More Info

The Sandringham B&B
4.3 km

From R600 PPS

We are an up market Bed and Breakfast situated on the exclusive Umhlanga Ridge with stunning ocean views. Fantastic location for all your business or leisure needs. Relax and unwind on our magnificent... More Info

Villa Anastasia B&B
4.5 km

From R1300* Unit

Villa Anastasia is perfectly situated for both sun seeking holidaymakers and business travellers alike. Nestled in the cosmopolitan, coastal area of Umhlanga Ridge, lies the neoclassical Villa Anas... More Info

Lavender Moon
4.6 km

From R800 PPS

Enjoy the perfect holiday in the peace and tranquility of Lavender Moon in Umhlanga Rocks on the KwaZulu-Natal coast. If you are looking for a quiet getaway, the privacy of 'a Viletta will suit you pe... More Info

8 Royal Palm B & B
4.6 km

From R555 PPS

Nestled in the heart of Umhlanga Ridge, Durban, near the La Lucia Office Park and Gateway Business Precinct is our prestigious 8 Royal Palm B & B offering you tranquility and stunning sea views. We... More Info

Shelbourne Lodge
4.7 km

From R600 PPS

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Shelbourne Lodge is in La Lucia, situated in the coastal suburb of Umhlanga, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Close to all major amenities 2 Units: Lighthouse Suite: 2 en-suite Bedrooms with ... More Info

Maryland Manor Guest House
4.7 km

From R625 PPS

Penny and Dave invite you to relax in the tranquility of their luxurious Guest House which has been developed from what was the original farm house on the Virginia Sugar Estate in the 1950ís. ... More Info

Woodbury House
4.8 km

From R600 PPS

Woodbury House offers the corporate client and the holiday visitor, a private and professional stay.There are 3 independent cottages with private entrance each offering TV/DSTV( full bouquet), uncappe... More Info

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