Primary Health Care

Overview of Department:

Primary Care is the day-to-day healthcare available in every local area and the first place people go when they need health advice or treatment. It’s the first stop for symptoms that are new or for concerns about physical or mental health.

Primary care includes:

    • Doctor’s clinics at the district health centres
    • Pharmacy (located at the hospital)
    • Community and practice nurses
    • Community midwives and health visitors
    • Family planning or sexual health clinics
    • Dentists
    • Some specialist service such as ophthalmology and hearing care

Our Primary Health Care system also includes the Dental Clinic, the Environmental Health Department, the Health Promotion Unit, the Nutrition Department and the Mental Health Unit.

Health Centres

Primary Healthcare services are provided for the community at the district clinics. There is an emphasis on preventative health care but curative treatment is also given. Referrals from the clinic are made when needed to hospital, other specialists, or agencies, including the Social Services Department.

Opening Hours: Monday- Friday between 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Dental Clinic

The Dental Clinic provides oral care to specific categories of persons.  The service is free and includes the following:

  • Dental Cleanings/Prophylaxis
  • Restorations /Fillings
  • Extractions (simple & surgical)
  • Dental Sealants
  • Minor Oral Surgery
  • Oral Health Education

Opening Hours: Monday- Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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Director

Dr. Dorothea Hazel-Blake

District Health Centres Contact Details & Schedule

St. John’s Health Centre

 

Tel: 664-491-5218
Monday – Child Health Clinic
Tuesday –
Hypertension & Diabetes Clinic
Wednesday –
Home Visits
Thursday –
Doctor’s Clinic
Friday –
Antenatal Clinic

Cudjoe Head Health Centre

Tel: 664-491-5258
Monday – Doctor’s Clinic
Tuesday –
Home Visits
Wednesday –
Hypertension & Diabetes Clinic
Thursday –
Antenatal Clinic
Friday –
Child Health Clinic

St. Peter’s Health Centre

Tel: 664-491-5436
Monday – Hypertension & Diabetes Clinic
Tuesday –
Child Health Clinic
Wednesday –
Doctor’s Clinic 
Thursday –
Home Visits 
Friday –
Antenatal Clinic

Salem Health Centre

Tel: 664-491-5256
Monday – Antenatal Clinic
Tuesday –
Home Visits 
Wednesday –
Child Health Clinic 
Thursday –
Hypertension & Diabetes Clinic  
Friday –
Doctor’s Clinic

Dental Clinic, St John’s
Montserrat

Tel: 664-491-7404
Dental Surgeon – Dr. Coretta Fergus
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