Cecilia Makiwane Hospital
|Cecilia Makiwane Hospital|
|Eastern Cape Department of Health|
|Location||Mdantsane, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa|
|Affiliated university||Lilitha Nursing College
Walter Sisulu University
|Website||Cecilia Makiwane Hospital|
|Other links||List of hospitals in South Africa|
Cecilia Makiwane Hospital (CMH) is a large, provincial, government funded hospital situated in the Mdantsane township of East London, Eastern Cape in South Africa. It is a tertiary teaching hospital and forms part of the East London Hospital Complex with Frere Hospital. It is named after Cecilia Makiwane, the first African woman to become a professional nurse in South Africa.
Departments and services
The hospital's departments include: Trauma and Emergency department, Paediatrics, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Surgery, Internal Medicine, ARV clinic for HIV/AIDS in adults and children, Anaesthetics, Paediatric Surgery, Family Medicine, Psychiatry, Dermatology, Otolaryngology (ENT), Ophthalmology and burns unit. The Orthopaedic department runs a weekly clinic.
Other services include CSSD Services, Pharmacy, Post Trauma Counseling Services, Occupational Services, X-Ray Services with Computed Tomography (CT) facility, NHLS Laboratory, Blood Bank, Laundry Services, Kitchen Services and Mortuary.