Bird of Paradise

Visitors can come to Saint Lucia confident in the knowledge that, should a medical need or emergency arise, modern medical facilities staffed by fully competent and trained personel are available to assist. Private physicians are located island wide; most hotels have arrangements in place for 24-hour assistance.

Ambulance service staffed by trained paramedics is available island wide.

Modern pharmacies are located in Rodney Bay, Castries, Soufriere and Vieux Fort. Many resorts also make a full range of non-prescription medicines available at on-property boutiques.

Scuba enthusiasts should know Saint Lucia has a hyperbaric chamber at Tapion Hospital, a private facility located in Castries. The chamber is also available for scheduled treatments allowing visitors coming to the island to maintain therapy regimens for a variety of disorders. For more information on hyperbaric chamber treatments and scheduling contact Tapion Hospital – (758) 459-2000 /

Important information…

Emergency numbers:

Police                             999
Fire & Ambulance            911

Hospitals & Medical Centers:

Tapion Hospital (Castries)                                           (758) 459-2000
Victoria Hospital (Castries)                                          (758) 452-2421
St. Jude’s Hospital (Vieux Fort)                                   (758) 454-6041
Soufriere Hospital                                                       (758) 459-7258
Dennery Hospital                                                         (758) 453-3310
Gros Islet Polyclinic                                                     (758) 450-9661
Gros Islet Medical & Dental Center                               (758) 452-8621
American International Medical University                    (758) 450-0130

Medical Schools located in St. Lucia:

Spartan Health Sciences School of Medicine

American International University College of Medicine

Destiny University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Atlantic University School of Medicine


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