LOWVELD EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

Ambulance: Medical services always on standby.

Ambulance: Medical services always on standby.

“Lowveld Emergency Medical Services”: It hit me like a brick the other day while I was living in the Mpumalanga Region (i.e., province), in South Africa! Above all, opportunities In an emergency, what must I do? WHOM? Do I call? Even more, am I able to call someone for help? Hence, what about visitors, whether from upcountry or from abroad? Most noteworthy, do they know whom to call? I doubt!

Therefore, how do we deal with a lowveld emergency” disaster swiftly? Similarly, when a crisis occurs, considering the situation, most people will not know whom to call. As a result, and worst of all, do you have a list of “emergency” numbers on hand? In what country or town do you live? I doubt.

Finally, and in conclusion, we have a list below of significant “medical emergency” emergency numbers. Most noteworthy, these emergency numbers below could be relevant. Probably, for your safety, download this relative “Services” list and keep it in a safe place. Even more, you will never know what happens on the road ahead.

HOSPITALS

  • Nelspruit Medical Switchboard: 013-759-0500
  • Mediclinic Nelspruit 24-hour emergency center: 013-759-0645
  • Rob Ferreira Hospital 013-741-6100
  • Kiaat Private Hospital emergency line: 013 590-9161
  • Lowveld Day Hospital: 013 752-7576
  • The phone number for Nelmed Medi-Cross is 013 755-5000.

CLINICS

  • Mopani Clinic: 013 755-5500
  • Mopani Clinic Crossings: 013 755-5524; I’Langa Mall: 013 742-2225
  • Van Heerden Pharmacy, Sonpark: 013 742-1103/4; Clinic: 013 745-7190
  • Mbombela Emergency Call Center: 013 751-6000 [10111]

FIRE, RESCUE, EMERGENCY, AND SAPS

  • Nelspruit Fire Department, Extension 1: 013 753-3019
  • Working on Fire: 013 741-6400
  • Mbombela SAPS: 013 759-1008

AMBULANCES

  • ER24: 084-124
  • Netcare: 082-911
  • Government Hospital Ambulances: 10177
  • Hi-Tech Ambulance: 082 045-6910

VEHICLE BREAKDOWN

  • Van Wettens Breakdown Services: 080 011-5200
  • Mbombela Towing; 076 257-6901
  • TRAC N4: 080 087-2264

SECURITY

  • ADT Security: 086 121-2560/2500
  • Bossies Community Justice: 082 567-5212
  • Chubb: 013 753-3022
  • Divergent Ops: 086 191-1677
  • Hi-Tech Security: 013 752-4470
  • J & M Security 24 Hour Assistance: 013 750-6500
  • Nelspruit Concerned Citizens: 083 290-1661
  • Phoenix Security Squad: 082-939-2576

OFF-ROAD RESCUE UNIT

  • Anton Strydom: 079 886-5136

NATIONAL HELPLINES

  • Child-line: 080 005-5555
  • Lifeline: 086 132 2322
  • Alcoholics Anonymous [AA]: 086 143-5722; cell line: 082 371-2390
  • Narcotics Anonymous: 083-900-6962

WATER AND ELECTRICITY

  • Extension 1: Eskom [Electricity supply problems]: 086 003-7566
  • Silulumanzi [burst pipe and sewage line blockages]: 013 752-6839
  • Sembcorb Silulumanzi Control Room [water leaks]: 086 174-5858

OTHER

  • Nelspruit Local Municipality: 013 759-9111
  • Mbombela Traffic Department: 013 759-2072
  • Poison information center: 082 491-0160
  • Ehlanzeni Disaster Management Centre: 080 020-2507
  • Nelspruit Court: 013 753-2574