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How are ambulances dispatched?

Calls are prioritized according to seriousness. We assure you that an ambulance will be en route to you as soon as possible. In fact, an ambulance may be en route before the telephone call is concluded. However, before the ambulance…

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What should I bring with me to the AED?

Here’s a list of items you should bring to the AED: Letter from your GP if you have been referred by them List of current medications Information about any previous medical conditions or your medical history A list of allergies…

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Can I visit my relative / friend?

Yes, visiting hours for all units of the hospital are: Medical and Surgical Wards: 12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M 4:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU): 11:00 A.M – 11:30 A.M; 4:00 P.M. – 4:30 P.M; 5:30…

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Am I entitled to free treatment?

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital provides free hospital treatment to citizens and permanent residents of Barbados. If you are not a citizen or a permanent resident of Barbados, you may be required to pay for your hospital treatment. The Board of…

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What happens when I call?

When you call a dispatcher will ask a series of questions about the patient. These questions will help us to gather information for expediting care upon arrival and include: The patient’s illness/injury/complaint How many people require our services The patient’s…

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