Lenmed Head Office
September 9, 2019

Ethekwini Hospital And Heart Centre

An ultra-sophisticated and digitally integrated hospital north of Durban. It is the only hospital In Kwa-Zulu Natal that offers much needed services for Paediatric Cardiac Surgery. The hospital was voted as one of SA's top 20 hospitals, for five consecutive years.
  • 373 Beds
  • 24 Hour Accident & Emergency Unit
  • Cardiac Centre of Excellence for Adult & Paediatric Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterisation Labs
  • Cardiac Theatre
  • 4 Major Operating Theatres
  • 42 Bed ICU
  • Neuro Operating Theatre
  • Stroke Centre of Excellence
  • Renal Centre of Excellence

Where to eat

Coffee Shop: De Luca Café. Chocolates and balloons for sale.

Everyday needs

Religious Facilities: Muslim Prayer facility
Retail Pharmacy
Banking: FNB ATM

When your child is admitted. One parent may stay for the duration of the stay, including 1 family member for day cases. Meals provided.

Important Information

Hospital Manager

Niresh Bechan

Customer Relations Officer

Trisha Jacobs





Physical Address

11 Riverhorse Drive, Riverhorse Valley Business Estate, Durban

Postal Address

PO Box 40586, Redhill, Durban, 4071

GPS Co-ordinates

-29.777499, 30.995682

Visiting Hours

Visiting is allowed in Green Zones only.

  • Daily: 15h00 - 16h00 and 19h00 – 20h00
  • Number of Visitors: Two visitors per patient for a maximum of 30 minutes per visit

Visitors that are permitted will be required to wear a mask and adhere to all safety precautions throughout the duration of their stay.

NICU: 15h00 - 16h00 daily. Both parents for 30 minutes per visit.

Paediatrics: 1 parent will stay with the child, while the second parent may visit between visit from 15h00 – 16H00 for 30 minutes only

Critically ill patients: Will be reviewed per case

Hospital & Retail Pharmacy Operating Hours

  • Monday to Friday: 08h00 – 20h00
  • Weekends & Public Holidays: 09h00 - 14h00

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