Commencement of health care services at the New Marigot Hospital



New Marigot Hospital

The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica is pleased to inform the general public that delivery of health care services at the new Marigot Hospital, Phase 1, commenced on Monday, September 11, 2023, from 8am.

Under Phase 1, the services offered include Specialists Clinics and Urgent Care services. These health services will be delivered on a daily basis with specialists’ clinics scheduled from 9am – 3pm in Obstetrics/Gynaecology, General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Cardiology, Ophthalmology, Internal Medicine, Paediatrics/Neonatology, and Neurosurgery.

The Urgent Care services will include services related to conditions such as injury, suspicion of broken bones, chest pains, respiratory illnesses, and or distress. These clinical services will be supported with laboratory, radiology, and pharmacy services. Dental services will also be offered at the facility.

During Phase 1, approximately fifteen (15) new jobs will be created to ensure effective and efficient delivery of services in the areas of medicine, radiology, administration, maintenance, and finance. In the coming months, the hospital management will introduce additional services such as dietary counselling and physiotherapy.

The commencement of services under Phase 1 will create business opportunities for farmers and other suppliers and distributors of goods and services required for the hospital’s operations. The aim is to fully commission the hospital during the current fiscal year when inpatient care, to include intensive care, maternity, and surgery services, will be offered.

The Government of Dominica will continue to implement measures to ensure that all citizens have access to quality health care services, which support the universal Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) of good health and well-being for all.

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  1. Sue Sayselle
    September 16, 2023

    Garçon,any time you see i suspect i have a broken bone,i running up Marigot to that fresh horsespitle. personally i’m not satisfaire with China Friendship.
    besides i always always love Phase One.
    good steelpan music!

    September 14, 2023

    UWP and it’s supporters always have something negative in the pipe line when comes to anything good taking place or happening in the country. Before their cry was Marigot needs a hospital. THEY got a hospital. THEY start again, when is the hospital going to open and commence operation. The hospital now open and in operation, THEY coming with where is the staff to work at the hospital.? THEY are given qualified staff to run the hospital, THEIR next problem is where are the equipment?! Give THEM equipment , THEIR next talk is the staff at the hospital just their doing nothing. What a BREED of people.

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      September 15, 2023

      Why is it that everytime someone speaks the truth, you brand it as being negative? Maybe you need to speak to those persons that are being stretched thin, drink water and mind your business.

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        September 15, 2023

        @ lll, You definitely seem to have a problem. Why are you minding my business? I’m not your twin. Don’t you think you are the one who needs to drink some water and mind your business. Stay in your lane and give me a break. Does the cap fits you?

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  3. Ibo France
    September 13, 2023

    I hope that Phases 2, 3,4 and 5 will soon follow. Anyway, it’s a start. There are going to be teething problems but I hope these would be quickly resolved for the benefit of the people, especially the poor and elderly.

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    • September 15, 2023

      They do have a Dental Dept, so, you can go there and take care of your teething problems before they By the way, make sure you are dentally insured. The Marigot Hospital can rest assured that you are full of a myriad of problems being a frustrated, sickly patient.

  4. Vrai den
    September 13, 2023

    I am wondering where is the staff to provide health care and services in this hospital. A hospital is not just a building, it involves adequate staff and supplies to provide optimum care to the patients and their families (in time of illnesses, family members need support and education to help take care of their sick), maintenance of the environment conducive to healing and we’ll being.

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    • September 18, 2023

      Check in the jungles of Marigot; that is where you will find adequate staff for the Hospital. Always some bullshot nonsense. You could not pass the chemistry and maths tests, why, you could not study medicine.

  5. EDC
    September 13, 2023

    Nice! One step at a time. Congratulations!

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  6. Zandoli
    September 13, 2023

    It never ceases to amaze me how sloppy the timing of these announcements are. A public hospital opens and you are making an announcement AFTER the fact?
    I give up.

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    • We the People
      September 13, 2023


      Not just that, but I am hearing that there is a lack of staff for the hospital

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      • Lawyer
        September 14, 2023

        That was to be expected. Years ago I said it’s one thing to built ‘state of the art facilities’ but another thing to staff them with good health care professionals. Most of our professionals leave, as they see no future in our corrupt country. The prospect of becoming a colony of China in the very near future doesn’t go down too well either. Last person leaving, switch off the lights please. Sorry, Domlec has done that already!

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        • September 18, 2023

          Address that issue to Edison James. Like you so care about the people of Marigot, your hypocrite.

          • Lawyer
            September 20, 2023

            Why would I want to address Edison. Isn’t your superhero the one that runs things in Dominica. Has he been lying again??

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    • Putin
      September 13, 2023

      And you complain about that too. SMFH!

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