When on holiday or just away for the weekend nobody want to think of illness or accidents.  But accidents happen and people do get sick so it’s good to know where to go for the best medical care.  Nelspruit has several emergency services centres to choose from, all offering super care.  And the town also has a number of ambulance services available.

At Nelspruit Lodge, we have a list of all of Nelspruit’s emergency services and to give you a little more insight into where you can medical assistance when you are new to the town.

Urgent Care

Urgent Care opened its doors in 2014 and is centrally located.  It was opened in conjunction with an Urgent Care run ER facility at Medi-Clinic.  The idea of Urgent Care is to handle all kinds of non-life threatening illness or injuries.  The facility is open between 8h00 am and 8h30 pm every day, and that includes weekend and public holidays.  The facility is easily accessible for both patients and emergency vehicles.  The medical facility is accessible for young and old, and it caters to patients in wheelchairs.  The facility provides the convenience of a pharmacy, x-ray rooms and a laboratory in the same building.  The general practitioners at Urgent Care are proficient in handling most cases that are not life-threatening.  At this facility, there is no need for appointments.

Nelmed Medi-Cross

Nelmed Group Practice is part of the Medi-Cross Group and offers non-stop medical services.  At Nelmed they offer services by appointment and they also assist walk in illness or emergency patients.  The doctors at this facility also do not offer life threatening services but are equipped to assist with lacerations, illnesses and fractures.   The facility has a pharmacy on the premises, a laboratory, as well as an x-ray department.  Nelmed is open seven days a week from 7h00 in the morning to 8h00 at night.  They have their own parking area which includes parking for the disabled as well as ambulances.  In the same building, there is a dentist, optician, orthopaedic surgeon and ear institute.  These facilities are open from Monday to Friday only.


WeCare is another modern medical facility in Nelspruit that offers excellent medical services.  Their facility is conveniently situated in the Busamed Lowveld Hospital.  They established the care centre in 2012.  The practice is open 08h00 to 18h00 from Monday to Friday and on Saturdays from 8h00 to 12h00.  The patients visiting this facility need to make appointments unless it is an emergency consultation.  WeCare has a laboratory and orthotist on the premises and an x-ray department and pharmacy is within walking distance.  At WeCare they are capable of taking care of minor lacerations and fractures as well as doing child immunizations.  They also offer diabetic management at their facility.

When staying at Nelspruit Lodge, you’ll be treated to the very best accommodation in Nelspruit, while there are shops, restaurants and other exciting things to do within walking distance. Contact us today for more information or to book your stay.

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