HOSPITALS: There are three (3) hospitals in the country namely:- General Hospital which is the largest and is located at Grand E’tang Road in St. George’s; Princess Alice Hospital is located in St. Andrew’s and Princess Royal Hospital which is located on the sister island of Carriacou. There is also a psychiatric hospital which is called the Mt. Gay Hospital located at Mt. Gay, St. George's with a capacity of 100 beds. In addition, there is a home for the elderly called the Richmond Home which host approximately 100 beds and is located at Richmond Hill in St. George's. The hospitals provide support to all of the health centers and medical stations in the country and offers a wide ranges of services, including, ambulance, laboratory, maternal, radiology, gynecology, eye care and testing, dental and surgery, to name a few.
The General Hospital has approximately (198) beds and offers a wide variety of in-patient and out-patient medical services. If you are considering visiting any of our hospitals there are a few things to consider, such as the adherence of a visitors dress code, complete security checks & screening, a standard visiting policy, a non-smoking policy and a zero tolerance use of cellular phones on the wards.
At the General Hospital there is a private ward of air conditioned rooms. These rooms are furnished with bathrooms, cable-television sets and telephone and the best part is they are more than reasonably priced.
If you visit any of our hospitals, Health centers or medical stations throughout the island you will be sure to find a caring and dedicated team of highly trained healthcare providers, committed to ensuring your full recovery from illness.
Out Patient Clinic Schedule:
Clients must have a referral from their private doctor or District Medical Officer (DMO). Appointments are made at the Records Department, Telephone: 1(473) 440-2051 Ext 234.
The following services are offered at the General Hospital
- Accidents & Emergency
- General Surgery
- Medical Records
- Intensive Care
At the General Hospital we treat most medical conditions including: Motor vehicular injuries, Burns, Severe bleeding, Overdose, Asthmatic reactions, Severe abdominal and chest pain, Head trauma, Near drowning, Wounds, Ingestion of Toxic substances, Excessive vomiting & diarrhea in adults & children, High fever especially in children, among others.
When should you access the Accident & Emergency (Casualty) Dept at the Hospital?
You should access the Accident & Emergency Department of the hospital only when you have a LIFE threatening accident/incident or emergency.