The Department of Paediatric Surgery of the University of KwaZulu-Natal is responsible for undergraduate and postgraduate training in Paediatric Surgery, research relevant to surgical diseases of children in the environment of subtropical Africa and the clinical service to Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital in Durban. It provides the only tertiary paediatric surgical service for Kwa-Zulu Natal with a population in excess of 12 million.
For general information some patient management protocols are included in this website. These may be of value in the initial stabilisation and referral of patients. We would appreciate any comments from users with regard to the content of these pages as well as suggestions for new additions.