Classifications


Hospitals in Jamaica are classified as either Type A , B, or C

# Hospital Type Links
1 Kingston Public Hospital

A 

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2 Spanish Town Hospital

B

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3 Linstead Hospital

C

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4 Princess Margaret Hospital

C

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5 Victoria Jubilee Hospital Specialist Hospital (Obstetrics & Gynaecology) View Details
6 Bustamante Hospital for Children Speciality Hospital (Paediatric) View Details
7 National Chest Hospital Specialist Hospital(Cardiothoracic) View Details
8 Sir John Golding Rehabilitation Specialist Hospital (Rehabilitative) View Details
9 Hope Institute Specialist Hospital (Oncology) View Details

Type A Hospitals

Multi-disciplinary institutions which provide both secondary and tertiary care and are the final referral points for such services.

Type B Hospitals

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.