Welcome to Welwitschia Hospital
Welwitschia Hospital provides the best medical care in the region. Our aim is to ensure that the Walvis Bay community receives the most advanced, internationally accredited evidence-based medical service in a warm and genuinely caring environment. From our community of trusted doctors and specialists, to our acclaimed nursing and staff, we are here to be your trusted care.
What We Do
Specialist Services & Surgery
We pride ourselves on being at the forefront of international developments and are up to date with the latest in surgery and specialist offerings. Our extensive list of services includes Specialist Diagnostic Radiology, Uterine Fibroid Care, Plastic Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgery, Specialist Anaesthetists, Orthopaedic Surgery, Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Pulmonology, Ophthalmology, Ear Nose and Throat Surgery, General Surgery and more. Find a Doctor
Top ICU With Dedicated Intensivists
The Welwitschia Hospital ICU is one of the best in Namibia. Our anaesthetists and specialist doctors are available around the clock and, together with dedicated nursing staff, are known for their expertise and success rate. This unit has remarkable patient outcomes. From admission to post-operative care, our mission is to help you get better.
24hr Casualty Unit
Our Casualty Unit is always available and on standby to help 24/7.
Important Emergency Contact Numbers:
• Welwitschia Hospital Casualty Contact: +264 64 218 911 / 902
• Motor vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund Emergency Contact: +264 81 9682
• Code Red Medical Services: +264 859 900
• E-med Rescue 24 Namibia: 924
• Life Link Emergency Rescue Services: 999
• St Gabriel Ambulance Service: +264 85 955
Patient Care Beyond the Expected
What sets us apart is our commitment to providing warm, caring service in a modern, high-tech medical environment. Patients have access to everything they need for a comfortable stay and positive recovery:
• Impeccable nursing care
• Highly-qualified medical staff
• Free Wi-Fi
• Transport to and from Swakopmund can be provided on request for patients that are booked for surgery or radiological examinations
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We are committed to building a team of passionate medical professionals who share our values and wish to deliver care beyond the expected. In return, staff are treated with the same respect and care.
If you’re interested in joining our team, please see the current list of Staff Vacancies and application requirements here: Staff Vacancies
Applications can be submitted by
Hand delivery: Welwitschia Hospital Reception
We aim to be a premier, specialist-driven healthcare provider supported by an experienced local community of General Practitioners. Our hospital is agile and accessible enough to invest in our specialists’ needs (from state of the art & roomy theatre rooms, to relocating your family), while still remaining committed to the general betterment of the hospital and patients. Opportunities
Get in Touch
Whether you’re in need of our medical services, would like to join our growing team, or have a general query, we’re here to help.
Tel: +264 64 270 214
Well-Baby & Mother Immunisation Clinic
Tel: +264 64 218 900