Rietvlei Hospital

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Rietvlei Hospital, a public hospital operated by the KwaZulu Natal Health Department, is situated in Rietvlei location, KwaZulu Natal. The hospital has 205 beds and has a 24 hour casualty and emergency service.


The hospital is situated in Rietvlei location (Emhlangeni) in KwaZulu Natal. The nearest main road is the R56 bordering the hospital on the South. The N2 highway is located 10km to the South-West. Rietvlei is situated 32.5km South of Umzimkulu and 49.7km East of Kokstad in KwaZulu Natal.


Rietvlei 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.


  • 24 hour casualty and emergency services
  • ARV
  • Cancer screening
  • Casualty
  • Crisis intervention
  • Dentistry
  • Dietetic services
  • Emergency operating theatre
  • Eye care
  • Laboratory
  • Maternity Services
  • Medical In-patient
  • Nursing education
  • Occupational therapy
  • Outpatients
  • Paediatric services
  • Pharmaceutical services
  • Physiotherapy
  • Social work
  • Speech and audio
  • Surgical In-patient
  • TB
  • Ultrasound
  • VCT and counselling services
  • X-ray services



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St Andrew’s Hospital 12 km away - KwaZulu-Natal
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