Critical Care – KEH


Critical Care King Edward VIII Hospital


The intensive care unit at King Edward VIII Hospital is:

  • a 12 bed closed unit
  • an accredited teaching facility

Apart from King Edward VIII the unit serves as a level 1 referral unit for KwaZulu Natal.

The unit is closely attached to the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine.

Consultant Staff

 Dr D Singh  Principal Specialist Intensive Care 
 Dr PD Gopalan Chief Specialist – Anaesthetics
 Dr N Kalafatis Senior Specialist – Anaestheics & Critical Care
 Dr Han Microbiologist

24 hour cover is provided by intermediate level registrars from Surgery, Anaesthesia and Obstetrics.


Current Research

  • Nosocomical Sepsis
  • Critical Care Educational Module Development in association with the School of Medicine

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