These are multi-disciplinary institutions which provide both secondary and tertiary care and are the final referral points for such services.
Type B Hospitals
These are situated in the larger urban centres, and provide inpatient and outpatient services in at least the five basic specialties – general surgery, general medicine, obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics and anaesthetics. X-ray and Laboratory services are usually available to serve hospital patients as well as those from Primary Health Care and the local private sector
Type C Hospitals
These are the basic district hospitals which interface with the Primary Health Care system at parish level. Inpatient and outpatient services are provided in general medicine, surgery, child and maternity care. Basic X-ray and Laboratory services are usually available to serve hospital patients as well as those from Primary Health Care and the local private sector. Many of these hospitals also provide the services of a specialist surgeon to ensure the availability of emergency surgical services.
MRH (Type B)
May Pen Hospital (Type C)
Percy Junor Hospital (Type C)
Black River Hospital (Type C)
Lionel Town Hospital (Type C)
Chapleton Community Hospital
Customer Service Standard
Customer service is essential to effective service delivery and the Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA) has been working assiduosly to improve and to implement systems to improve standards of customer service delivery.
In 2011, a customer service hotline was launched in an effort to improve client relations and enhance service delivery at health facilities within the region. Through this hotline, clients will be able to register complaints or compliments regarding service received.
To enable the health and well-being of residents in Clarendon, Manchester and St. Elizabeth by providing access to quality healthcare through a suitable and responsive healthcare delivery system that is family centered, customer focused and stakeholder driven.
Healthy people in healthy familes, in a clean and safe environment