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Bustamante Hospital for Children (BHC)

The Bustamante Hospital for Children (BHC) has the distinction of being the only specialist paediatric hospital in the English Speaking Caribbean. With a bed capacity of 253, this remarkable institution caters to patients from birth to 12 years, providing a comprehensive range of diagnostic, preventive, curative, rehabilitative and ambulatory services in paediatric medical and surgical specialties and sub-specialties.

The hospital caters to not only patients from across Jamaica, but other neighbouring Caribbean countries. The facility was formally a British Military Hospital but was given to the Jamaican Government as a ‘good will’ gesture on the achievement of Jamaica’s Independence on November 6, 1962.

Bustamante Hospital for Children (BHC)

Arthur Wint Drive,

Kingston 5
Phone:
(876) 926-5721-2

Fax: (876) 754-2860

Email: bhospc@cwjamaica.com
Visiting Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. &

4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Mission

In fulfillment of our vision we will:

  • Continuously improve the quality and affordability of services delivered to our patients.

  • Invest in developing a highly skilled, satisfied and productive cadre of health care delivery professionals.

  • Use appropriate technology in the delivery of our services.

  • Garner adequate financial resources and ensure its optimal use.

  • Be good corporate citizens, conforming to government regulations, adhering to the highest standards of medical practice, and contributing to the development of our community.

  • Adhere to generally acceptable environmental practices.

Vision

To be a world-class provider of Paediatric Health Care Services.

Services

  • General Paediatrics

  • Cardiology

  • Neonatology

  • Pulmonology

  • Neurology

  • Nephrology

  • Child Mental Health

  • Dermatology

  • Paediatric Surgery

  • Paediatric Urology

  • Neurosurgery

  • Orthopaedics

  • Plastic surgery

  • Dental

  • Ophthalmology

  • Cardiothoracic

  • ENT

  • Radiology

  • Physiotherapy

  • Pharmacy

  • Laboratory

  • Dietary

  • Social Work

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