Zukiswa Zingela is the Clinical Head, Department of Psychiatry, at the Dora Nginza Hospital. Eastern Cape Department of Health.
Zukiswa is involved in the supervision of multidisciplinary team community projects focusing on psychoeducation of high school pupils on drug abuse, depression and suicide. She is a member of the Anti-stigma team within the South African Society of Psychiatrists (SASOP) organisation, and is in addition a steering committee member advising youth treatment centre for substance misuse – which opened in January 2015.11.25
Zukiswa is a Fellow of the College of Psychiatrists of South Africa(FC Psych (SA)), Master of Medicine with Specialisation in Psychiatry(M Med (Psych)),(University of Pretoria) and has aBachelor of Medicine and Surgery(MB ChB) (Natal).
Zukuswa has been a medical doctor for 21 years and a specialist in psychiatry for the past 14 years. Between Jun 2003 and Feb 2008: she was a Consultant Psychiatrist in National Health Service (NHS) –Lancashire Mental Health Care Trust