As the name implies, Margate Hospital is
situated in the seaside resort town of
Margate, on KwaZulu Natal's extraordinarily popular South Coast. The
hospital's presence in the town is a pleasant reminder that if something does
go awry during your summer holiday, there is a world-class medical facility
nearby to sort out the mess.
Margate Hospital was incorporated into the Netcare group of hospitals towards the end of 2001. As such, it has the backing
of the largest private hospital network
in South Africa and the United Kingdom. With its staff of highly skilled
and passionate individuals and state-of-the-art technology, you couldn't wish
for better treatment anywhere else in the world.
This is a multidisciplinary hospital which boasts a wide variety of specialities practised and has a number of specialised units. In addition there is
a host of ancillary services on
offer too, some of which are related to medicine and others purely focused on
the well-being of patients and visitors.
The hospital's main parts consist of a 24 hour emergency department, a
surgical theatre, a surgical ward, a paediatric ward, an intensive care unit, a
medical ward, a maternity ward and a pre-admissions clinic.
include ENT, general surgery, pulmonology,
nephrology, urology, obstetrics and gynaecology, general surgery and plastic
and reconstructive surgery.
services include dietetics, physiotherapy, clinical psychology, radiology,
pathology and a pharmacy with extended hours for your convenience.
There is also an on-site coffee shop and secure
parking. Down the road is a beach a holiday town just waiting to be
Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.