If you are unsure whether you should call the Emergency Ambulance Service or visit Accident and Emergency, call us first at 536-4800 to speak to a healthcare professional. For news on our response to the COVID-19 pandemic, read our notices . If you have queries about the coronavirus (COVID-19), please call the Ministry of Health and Wellness' 24 hour hotline at 536-4500 or, visit gisbarbados.gov.bb.
Patients’ Code of Conduct
No Smoking on or around the hospital compound.
No loud, violent or rude behaviour.
No loud music.
No electrical gadgets unless with agreement from the Engineering Department.
No illegal drugs or alcohol.
Medical advice to be sought before bringing in food from outside.
Visitors are to request permission from the nurse before proceeding to your bed.
Special permissions are to be given for visitors outside of the specified hours and for children under 12 years old.
For a temporary leave of absence, you must obtain permission from your physician.
All self-discharges must be signed for.
Patients are discouraged from bringing valuables and money to the hospital.
Your full and honest medical history should be disclosed to medical staff.
A consent to surgery/procedure form should be completed prior to surgery.
You are to ensure that you understand all planned medical tests and procedures.
You are required to follow any prescribed medication and to consult your nurse should you have any queries.
Any personal medication should be surrendered to the nurse upon arrival.
Please respect all hospital personnel. Hospital personnel can be easily identified by their badges and/or uniforms.