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Spanish Town Hospital (STH)

The Spanish Town Hospital (STH) was opened by His Excellency Sir Hugh Foot on June 18, 1952 . It is the largest Type B Hospital in the island and has statistics comparable to the Kingston Public Hospital, the island’s major referral hospital, which is a Type A facility. STH is located in St. Catherine, the fastest growing parish in the Island. The hospital not only serves the St. Catherine population but provide services to patients from Kingston and St. Andrew, parts of Clarendon, St Mary and St. Ann.


The services offered in 1952 were paediatrics, adult medicine, general surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology. The facility has experienced growth in each of these areas and now offers a total of 21 services.

Spanish Town Hospital (STH)

Burke Road, Spanish Town, St. Catherine

Tel: (876) 317-9245

Fax: (876) 984-7431

Visiting Hour: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


To provide the best quality health service to patients, their families and the community through excellent customer service, efficient utilization of resources, teamwork, cost sharing and community participation by a highly skilled and motivated staff.


To become the most efficient, client-friendly institution in providing quality health service within a conducive environment to the continuously growing population.


  • Paediatrics

  • Orthopaedics

  • General Surgery

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • General Medicine

  • General Surgery

  • Urology

  • Dietary

  • Physiotherapy

  • Renal Colposcopy Counselling

  • Diagnostic Services

  • Laboratory Services

  • Pharmacy and Day-Care

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