Christ the King Hospital, a public hospital operated by the KwaZulu Natal Health Department, is situated in Ixopo, KwaZulu Natal. The Hospital receives referrals from 8 local clinics and GP's as well as emergencies.
The hospital is situated in Peter Hauff Drive, Ixopo, KwaZulu Natal. The nearest main roads are the R612 to the North-East of the hospital and the R56 to the North-West. These two main roads cross to the North of the hospital. Ixopo is situated 85.5km South of Pietermaritzburg and 138km South-West of Durban.
Christ the King Hospital is a provincial hospital, therefore services are free to pregnant and breastfeeding women as well as children under the age of six years old. Other citizens are charged according to a sliding scale depending on their income.
- Nutritional Services
- Dental Clinic at Ixopo Health Centre, 4km from the hospital.
- Theatre Procedures
- ARV Clinic
Flying Doctor service:
The Red Cross Flying Doctors visit twice a month with a paediatrician, optometrist, orthopaedic MO, psychologist and physician. Patients referred to any of the specialists must have a referral letter and be booked with Mr Cele in male ward (ext 207)
A community service speech therapist and audiologist visits the hospital once a week. Support and mentorship is sometimes provided by volunteers flown by the Red Cross.
Psychology and Councelling Services:
Psychologists from Pietermaritzburg visit once a month to provide councelling to children. Another psychologist visits once a month to see adult patients. Psychologists from the Midlands complex visit Ixopo Health Centre once a month to see referred psychiatric patients. Currently PGSES assessments are not being done.