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 and Paediatric Cardiac Surgery
  • Stroke Centre of Excellence
  • 12 Discipline Paediatric Centre
  • Cardiac Theatre and Catheterisation Laboratory
  • Vascular Surgery
  • General Medical and Surgical Disciplines
  • Renal Care Unit
  • Orthopaedic Robotics
  • Accredited by the American College of Cardiology
  • General Medical and Surgical Disciplines

Where to eat

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

Hospital Manager

Niresh Bechan

Customer Relations Officer

Trisha Jacobs & Puseletso Modiselle



+27 31 581 2999


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 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

Enquire about Virtual Visitation