Critical Care – KEH

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

MANAGEMENT OF SEVERE SEPSIS MODULE 2 – Combined