Sub-acute and rehabilitation hospital


Sub-acute and

Netcare Medicross Highway Sub-acute and Rehabilitation Hospital in KwaZulu-Natal is a 30 bed, specialised healthcare facility providing sub-acute and rehabilitation care to adult patients recovering from an illness, injury or surgery, who no longer need to be hospitalised but haven’t sufficiently recovered yet to return home.

A holistic approach to your health

We believe in approaching each person’s health holistically, caring for you as an individual, a whole person and not just treating your symptoms and medical condition. We not only provide professional treatment that is customised for your specific healthcare needs but will care for you with compassion, taking your unique circumstances and needs into consideration.

What sets us apart?

Healthcare that spans
a range of treatments and

Our services cover treatments and therapies for a wide range of illnesses and needs, so that you always get the care you need.

  • Rehabilitation after orthopaedic or spinal injury or surgery.
  • Neurological rehabilitation and recovery after a stroke, injury or surgery.
  • Convalescence for patients with medically complex conditions who no longer require treatment in an acute care hospital but are not yet well enough to return home.
  • Post-operative care after surgery or trauma.
  • Recovery from a cardiac incident such as a heart attack.
  • Recuperative care to help you return to health and strength.
  • Advanced wound care in a clinical setting.
  • Palliative (End of life) support.

Netcare Medicross rehabilitation team

We have a robust multidisciplinary rehabilitation team at our Netcare Medicross Highway Sub-acute and Rehabilitation Hospital, comprising of:

Admission requirements

Medical scheme patients

Members of medical schemes will require a letter of motivation from their doctor and authorisation from their medical scheme, which will be arranged by the case manager at the acute care or the sub-acute hospital.

Private patients

Private patients, who aren’t members of a medical scheme, require a referral letter from their doctor for admission to our hospital. An estimate for hospitalisation will be discussed with the patient and/or their loved ones.

Netcare Medicross Highway Sub-acute and Rehabilitation Hospital is contracted to most medical schemes and a global tariff for private patients is available on request.

Patient information

At the core of everything we do is our belief that quality essential healthcare should be accessible to every person. We provide affordable, world-class care with compassion and respect for the dignity of each patient. Whether delivered by us or through contracted, trusted accredited providers, we provide a seamless journey of high quality care.

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