Melomed Richards Bay Private Hospital

Melomed Richards Bay

Melomed Hospital Holdings proudly announces that its latest addition to the Melomed group namely, Melomed Richards Bay Private Hospital. Experience world-class service supported by friendly, expert staff and state of the art equipment- Including a dedicated 24-hour Emergency Centre. Your healthcare needs remain the cornerstone and foundation of our service ethos and patient safety forms an integral part of the patient recovery process hence the fact that no expense was spared with the development and construction cost for our new facility and particular attention was paid to the hotel portion of our service and aesthetics of the hospital. Our new facility was purposefully built taking each and every patient needs into consideration and the facility boasts expansive scenic views, ample parking, luxurious accommodation to cater for the healthcare needs ensuring that a holistic approach is followed to ensure the full recovery and wellbeing of our patients. Our highly skilled Specialist component supported by our dedicated nursing staff adhere to the highest standards of professional nursing treatment and are committed to caring for your health and well-being.

Our medical and surgical equipment boasts the latest advances in technology and is constantly updated, keeping the facilities at Melomed Richards Bay in line with the latest innovations in medical technology. Our facility houses 200 beds and can comfortably accommodate patients at any time, and provide a wide spectrum of specialist services, including radiology, pathology, physiotherapy and speech therapy. Our surgical expertise includes procedures such as major Orthopaedics, Spinal Orthopaedic Surgery, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, ENT (Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery), Dentistry, General and arterial surgery. In addition to the surgical offering the facility also boasts a 58-bedded medical ward, 33-bedded Paediatric ward and 10-bedded ICU and 12-bedded High Care Unit. The facility offers a state-of-the art dedicated Obstetrics & Gynaecology theatre housed in the 25 bedded maternity ward, supplemented by a 4-bedded NICU for neonate and ill babies.

Main Services

Please expand any of the below to view a comprehensive list of our services offered at Melomed Richards Bay:

Specialist Services

Breast Diseases
Colo-rectal Surgery
Cardio Thoracic Surgery
ENT Surgery
General Surgery
Gynaecology & Obstetrics
Internal Medicine
Orthopaedic Surgery
Renal Dialysis
Spinal Orthopaedic Surgeon
ENT (Ear, Nose & Throat) Surgery

Ancillary Services

Melomed Renal Care
Morton & Partners Radiology
Pathcare Pathology
24hr Emergency Unit


Parking for visitors/patients
Rest Room
Free Wifi - Patients only

In addition, Melomed Richards Bay houses 25 permanent resident specialists who provide the surrounding community with access to a broad range of top medical services. At Melomed Richards Bay, we take our responsibilities to the community seriously. That is why we have instituted an after-hours emergency service, allowing the surrounding community immediate access to emergency medical care.

On behalf of Melomed Richards Bay, we wish you a pleasant stay, and assure you of our commitment to assisting you on your way to health and happiness.

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Visiting Hours


Due to the outbreak fo the coronavirus, we urge the public to avoid visiting patients unless absolutely necessary.

Our Standard Visiting hours no longer apply. Visiting hours will be approved on a case by case basis with our head of nursing/hospital management.

We sincerely hope the public will understand the need to contain the number of people within our facility and ensure the safety of our patients and staff during this trying time.

Intensive Care Unit

General visiting hours apply however, only 2 visitors per patient are allowed at a time.

Important Note: Visitation rights is at the sole discretion of the sister-in-charge.

24hr Emergency Unit

Our Emergency Units are open 24hours a day and 7 days a week. Our units are equipped with the latest in medical technology and are backed by skilled doctors and nurses.

Patient Satisfaction Results

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Contact Melomed Richards Bay


John Ross Eco Junction
Corner of N2 & MR 496 (John Ross Highway)
Richards Bay

+27 35 791 5300

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