Greytown Hospital Open Day - know your hospital

2016-03-30 06:00
Nursing personnel explain what services are provided by the hospital and spoke to pupils and adults about abuse and violence.

Nursing personnel explain what services are provided by the hospital and spoke to pupils and adults about abuse and violence.

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GREYTOWN Hospital showcased its multiple services at a well organised open day on Thursday 17 March with the theme "Know your hospital better."

The hospital falls under the Department of Health Umzinyathi District Municipality providing wide and varied facilities which serve thousands of people, young and old in Umvoti.

More than 600 hospital personnel provide the requirements to cover the many functions available, which include an eye clinic, dental clinic, occupational therapy, speech therapy and dietetics in addition to the usual hospital services, primary health care services form an integral part. There are 12 clinics under the hospital plus three mobile clinics at which again, a comprehensive range of services are provided by trained staff.

At the open day various sections presented their services to interested members of the public - including a number of schoolchildren. These viewings were followed by a more formal get together with a presentation on the NHI, the keynote address by Umvoti Mayor Thami Ngubane, entertainment, a talk on the crisis centre and a question- and-answer session.

Contact number for Greytown Hospital is 033 413 9400.

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