Here are the health medical services we offer
• Located in the Casualty area
• Open weekdays from 0700 – 1630 hours. Saturdays 0730 – 1300 hours. Closed on holidays. Open after hours for emergencies.
South Medical Chitungwiza Hospital has a 24-hour accident and emergency unit with a casualty officer and a team of nurses available 24 hours.
The Medical Ward is near our Casualty area for easy transportation of very ill patients and is manned by dedicated nurses and specialist. The Surgical Unit is for surgical trauma patients as well as pre and post operative care to general surgery and burn. We incorporate physiotherapist, occupational therapists for early rehabilitation to our patients.
ICU is a 4 bedded unit that admits surgical and medical cases for adults, paediatrics and neonates. Nurse patient ratio 1:1 HDU unit has 10 beds and this is where high care is given to acutely ill and post operative patients following major operations. The unit is manned by experienced nurses in acute health care delivery.
The Hospital has 2 state of the art spacious, well equipped theatres that are functional 24 hours a day. We offer both minor and major surgery. It is staffed with a team of hard working, skilled and friendly staff who aim to provide quality care.
A Central Steam Sterilizing Department is located within the hospital and is easily accessible by other hospital facilities. It has its own autoclave machines to ensure sterile packs are available for all hospital departments at all times.
The Department operates a 24 hour general radiography and ultrasound scan diagnostics.
Our pharmacy is a retail-hospital pharmacy that supplier drugs and sundries to in-patients and out patients. The pharmacy offers all its services between 0700 hours and 1900 hours every day of the week including public holidays. The Emergency Drug Room (EDR) is open from 1900 hours to 0700 hours every day and is open during the night for critical care units.
The department operates in conjunction with Ministry of Health offering free;
- HIV testing and counseling
- ARVs, Cotrimoxazole and Fluconazole
The Laboratory department is situated within the Hospital. The Department operates 24 hours providing the following services;
• Microbiological tests
• Antenatal and postnatal services
• Delivery at a private hospital at affordable rates
• Immunizations (BCG and TT)
• Family planning services
• Pap smears
• Admission of all gynaecology problems
• Neonatal and nursery services
• Availability of Gynaecologist and experienced midwives
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