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Medical Assistance – St. Lucia
July 7, 2015

Emergency Contact Numbers

Fire/Ambulance:  911
Police:   (758) 452-2854/999

Medical Facilities

Victoria Hospital
Tel: (758) 452-2421, Fax: (758) 453-0960 (Hospital administration: (758) 452-1426)
Facilities:  Victoria Hospital is the main local trauma facility, with 150 beds operating on a 24-hour schedule.  Emergency room has 6 acute care beds and one resuscitation room.   X-ray, dialysis, and diagnostic lab are available.  The hospital has a staff of physicians and surgeons specializing in all areas of medicine.  The wait time in the accident and emergency room is dependent on the medical condition as patients are triaged in priority order.  There are over 200 nurses on staff.  There are no ambulances at the hospital.  The fire department provides the ambulance service and the crews are allowed to perform CPR and basic EMT functions.  Ambulance response service in St. Lucia is fast because the service is decentralized at the fire stations in the various districts.

Golden Hope Hospital
Tel. (758) 452-7393, Fax: (758) 453-0069
Facilities: 162 beds.

Tapion Hospital, Castries
Tel: (758) 459-2000/01; Fax: (758) 758-459-2302; website: http://tapionhospital.com/
Facilities: Tapion Hospital is a modern, privately owned 22-bed facility.  The hospital has kidney dialysis machines, two CAT scanners, mammography and ultrasound.  It has a small emergency room.  There is no MRI available.  There are approximately 15 consultant doctors and 3 resident doctors.  Minor, intermediate and major surgery is performed.  There is no ambulance service at this facility.

St. Jude’s Hospital, Vieux Fort
Tel: (758) 454-6041; Fax: (758) 454-6684; Email: stjudes@candw.lc; New temporary location:

Victoria Hospital: (758) 452-2421
Tapion Hospital: (758) 459-2000/01
George Ordlum Stadium is the location of St Jude’s Hospital in SLCA

Soufriere Hospital
Tel: (758) 459-7258/5001
Facilities: 26 beds, community hospital, accepts overnight stays for relatively minor health problems.

Dennery Hospital
Tel: (758) 453-3310, Fax: 453-4230
Facilities: outpatient facilities only.


Dr. Martin Didier – Internist
Tel:  (758) 459-2237 Fax (758) 459-2238

Dr. Amanda King – Internist
Tel:  (758) 459-2243

Dr. Leonard Surage – Specialist – ENT
Tel:  (758) 459-2216 Fax (758) 459-2217

Dr. Marie Grandison Didier- Dermatology
Tel:  (758) 459-2237 Fax (758) 459-2238

Dr. Trona Bennett – Obstetrics
Tel:  (758) 459-2251

Dr. Leslie Bishop – Obstetrics
Tel:  (758) 459-2257 Fax (758) 459-2258

Mr. Andrew Richardson – Surgeon
Tel:  (758) 459-2251 (758) 452-9111

Dr. Rommel Daniel – Cardiology
Tel:  (758) 459-2257 Fax  (758) 4592258

Dr. H. Jeffers – Orthopedics
Tel:  (758) 459-2000 // 2271 // 2270 // 2272//  2273

Rodney Bay Medical Centre – Family Practice / Walk-In Clinic. Tel: 452 8621/453 6582

The doctors are:
Dr. Tanya Destang – Beaubrun
Family Practitioner

Dr Marcia Gossai
Family Practitioner

Dr David Bristol
General Surgeon

Dr Adela Lalsingh

Dr Martin Plummer

The U.S. Embassy assumes no responsibility for the professional ability or reputation of the persons whose names appear on this list.