Fort Napier Hospital, a public hospital operated by the KwaZulu Natal Health Department, is situated in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal. It is a specialised hospital for mentally challenged patients and has 450 beds.
The hospital admits 3 types of patients:
- Chronic high functioning patients: Patients that are admitted permanently, they stay for 15+ years
- State patients: Patients are admitted for +10 years and then go for trial at court
- Observation cases: Awaiting trial prisoners are admitted assessment by our specialized doctors for not more than 30 days.
The hospital is situated at 1 Devonshire Road, Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu Natal. Nearby main roads are the R56 and N3 highway to the East and the R 103 to the North-East of the hospital.
- Clinical Psychology
- Occupational therapy
- Psycho-social rehabilitation