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GJ Crookes Hospital

Both Dr Gary Morris and Dr Karin Volker (Morris) have been actively involved in GJ Crookes Provincial Hospital since 2004 when Dr Gary Morris worked as Chief Medical Officer and Dr Karin Volker started the HIV and later ARV clinic.

About GJ Crookes Hospital

GJ Crookes Hospital is situated in the Umdoni Local Municipality under UGU District and covers an area of 2 470 square km. It is about 50km from the city of Durban and 65 km from Port Shepstone on the South Coast. The hospital is bordered by Umkomaas River on the North and the Umzumbe River on the South, Highflats on the west and the Indian Ocean on the East. It serves 3 local municipalities namely Umdoni, Vulamehlo and Umzumbe.

Services Offered at GJ Crookes Hospital

  • Trauma and emergency – 24 hour services
  • Medicine – 24 hour services
  • Surgery & Orthopaedics – 24 hour services
  • Obstetrics & Gynae -24 hour services
  • Paediatrics – 24 hour services
  • Dental/Oral Health services – 07:00 – 16:00, Weekdays
  • Mental Health – 24 hour services
  • Medical Social Work – 07:00 – 16:00, Weekdays
  • Eye Care & Cataract case finding
  • Rehabilitation Services – 07:00 – 16:00, Weekdays
  • Dietetic Services – 07:00 – 16:00, Weekdays
  • Psychiatric Clinic – 07:00 – 16:00, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
  • Clinical Support Services
    • Laboratory Services
    • X-ray services & ultrasound
  • Primary Health Care Services 13
    • Gateway Clinic 07:00 -16:00, Weekdays
    • Fixed clinics & four mobile teams
    • Home based care
    • Community and outreach programmes
  • HIV & AIDS (VCT & PMCT sites & ARV programmes)
    • TB & STI Management progammes
    • Nutrition programmes
    • Baby friendly Hospital Initiative
    • School Health Services
    • Poverty Alleviation projects
  • EAP (Staff wellness programmes) – 07:00 – 16:00, Weekdays