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Netcare Parklands Hospital

Facilities and Services

Netcare Parklands Hospital is a member of Netcare Limited since 1998 and is situated in the Durban Upper Berea. This establishment is over 65 years old and has been previously fondly known as the Parklands Nursing Home. With this title building a phenomenal reputation for having the gift of patient care and therefore commonly been known to be the hospital of choice.

The hospital boasts a team of leading Specialists and highly skilled nursing staff who are committed to providing the highest quality care and excellence in service delivery. The high standards of nursing and services offered have made the name Netcare Parklands Hospital synonymous with that of distinction.

Facilities at Netcare Parklands Hospital 192 beds, including 24 private rooms

Dedicated 12-bed day ward with adjacent gastroenterology theatre

Dedicated 7 bed intensive care and High Care unit as well as 1 Isolation ward

8 operating theatres including an ESWL theatre

Dedicated 13 bed neonatal intensive care unit

24hr Accident and Emergency Unit - Minor unit always staffed by a General Practitioner

Comprehensive 18 bedded Maternity Unit and 5 delivery rooms

Paediatric unit - 15 beds

Surgical units - including a 16 bedded minor ward and a 36 bedded major surgical ward

General Medicine unit - this 20 bedded unit services the general medicine discipline with Endocrinology being a major contributor

Urology unit - 15 Bedded

Eye Clinic - offering Cataract Surgery, corneal grafts, etc.

Radiotherapy Unit - with the latest IMRT as well as IGRT available

Oncology Unit - 27 beds

Paediatric and Paediatric Surgery




Oncology including Paediatric Haemotology



ENT Surgery

General Physicians

General Surgery

Maxillo-facial Surgery

- Ampath Laboratories
- Lancet

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


Other Services

Oncology Specialised Unit
With a team of dedicated, passionate and loyal nursing staff and doctors, the care obtained in this discipline can but only be described as true patient care. The Oncology ward consists of 27 beds, including private rooms. Facilities are available for Paediatric Oncology patients, as well as an adjacent Radiotherapy Department with the latest in the IMRT, IGRT as well as access to a PET / CT Scan. With the dedicated team of nursing and radiotherapy staff a complete circle of care and support is available.

Endocrinology Specialised Unit
Netcare proudly resides the leading Endocrinologists at this facility, together with a Diabetes Educator, a Registered Dietician and well trained nursing staff as well as a retail pharmacy. The complete package under one roof for the newly diagnosed Diabetic!

Other Services that are offered include:

  • Net cafe Coffee Shop
  • Dietician
  • Physiotherapy
  • Diabetic Clinic
  • Pre-Admission Clinic
  • Storks Nest Baby Clinic

Parklands Hospital Retail Pharmacy
The Netcare Parklands Hospital Retail Pharmacy is situated on the ground floor of the main hospital. They cater for Acute and Chronic medication for private and majority medical aids. Visit the retail pharmacy for an extensive range in gift ideas for all ages. The retail shopping hours are Mon - Fri 08:30 to 19:00, Sat 08:30 - 12:30, closed on Sun and Pub Holidays.

Hospital Information
Visiiting Hours
Daily from 15h00 to 16h00 and 19h00 to 20h00.
Visiting hours are at the discretion of the sister in charge. No children under the age of 12 will be allowed to visit.

Maternity Visiting Hours
Daily General Visiting from 15h00 to 16h00 and 19h00 to 20h00
Special Daily Hour dedicated to Siblings and the Grandparents of the New Born between 16:00 and 17:00 Hours. Here baby is brought to the room and bonding is promoted.

General (Multi-) Intensive Care Unit
Visiting hours:
10:30 11:30; 15:00 - 16:00 & 19:00 - 20:00
Only close family members may visit and only 2 visitors at a time. No children under 16 years are allowed in the Unit.

Patients may not receive flowers in the ICU. Depending on the operation and condition of the patient, they may receive sweets and chocolates.

Milestones and Awards

This facility proudly obtained a fully accredited hospital status with The Health Quality Service (HQS) in 2007. Furthermore, in 2006, the staff at Netcare Parklands Hospital scooped the HIV Imbizo Award for their valuable contribution and support towards the HIV/Aids epidemic, by raising funds and supporting the Sineketemba Clinic (including the Kebbe Fund) based at Mccord Hospital.


75 Hopelands Road

Tel: +27 31 242 4000
Fax: +27 31 207 5463
P O Box 37014


Tel: +27 31 242 4148 / 9

General Manager:
Fuad Salie

Nursing Manager:
Marlise van Staden

Financial Manager:
Thea Janse van Rensburg

Human Resources Manager:
Vanessa Naidoo

Marketing Officer:
Asiphe Sandla

Pharmacy Manager:
Kasavan Naidoo


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