Medical and Safety

TOURIST SAFETY
Please take the same precautions you would in any other city or town. Avoid the unnecessary display of valuables and do not walk alone in deserted areas or go out alone at night: preferably remain in groups of 3 or more.

EMERGENCIES
Police Headquarters / Flying Squad: Tel: 10111
Crime Stop: Tel: (Toll Free) 086 0010 111
Traffic Department: East london: Tel: 043 705 9333,
King William's Town: Tel: 043 604 8367

AMBULANCES
Government's Regional Health Service:
Western Avenue, Vincent, EL.
Tel: 10177

Alderson Private Ambulance:
16 Bonza Bay Road, Beacon Bay, E.L.
Tel: 086 022 3366

Dynamic Emergency Medical Services:
121 Western avenue, Vincent, E.L.
Tel: 043 726 2225

24-7 Paramedics:
Tel 043 726 2247

GENERAL HOSPITALS

Government hospitals:
Cecilia Makiwane: Mdantsane,
Tel: 043 708 2111
Frere Hospital: Amalinda Dr, Amalinda, E.L.
Tel: 043 709 1111
Grey Hospital: Kings Road, KWT,
Tel: 043 643 3300

Private Hospitals:
Life Health Care Group:
St Dominic's 24 Hour Trauma &
Emergency Unit:
45 St Marks Road, Box 11187, Southernwood,
E.L. Tel: 043 707 9000
Beacon Bay (& children's unit, incl
emergencies): Quenera Drive.
Tel: 043 707 9000
St James Day Hospital: 36 St James Road,
Southernwood, E.L. Tel: 043 722 9685
Beacon Bay: Quenera Drive, E.L.
Tel: 043 722 3128
Grey Monument Private Clinic: KWT,
Lonsdale Street, Tel: 043 643 3522
Medicross 24 hour Medical &
Dental Centre:
Lukin Road, Berea, E.L. Tel: 043 707 4200
Pharmacy Tel: 043 721 0122

OTHER EMERGENCY SERVICES
AA Vehicle Breakdown Services:
Toll free: 0800 010 101
Fire & Rescue Department:
East London, KWT, Kidd's Beach, Bhisho, Berlin
Tel: 043 705 9000 / 043 705 9098
Sea Rescue Services (N.S.R.I):
Tel: 043 700 2100
Life Line:
- 3 St James Road, Southernwood, E.L.
Tel: 043 722 2000
- 34 Smith Street, KWT, Tel: 043 642 4109
- Cecelia Makiwane: Mdantsane, Ward 5,
Tel: 043 760 1730
Poison Information Centres (Cape Town):
Red Cross Tel: 021 689 5227
Tygerberg Tel: 021 931 6129

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