Princess Alexandra Hospital
Princess Alexandra Hospital (264 497 2551), in The Valley, offers the full range of routine medical and surgical care, as well as an emergency room that is open 24 hours per day. If you require dialysis, you can get it here as they have recently acquired new machines.
The Princess Alexandra Hospital Pharmacy, Stoney Ground (tel.264/497-2551 is open weekdays 8am to 5pm and Saturday 10am to noon.
The Princess Alexandra Hospital is the only hospital on the island, with nine physicians. The hospital is small, but delivers routine surgical and medical care and includes a 24-hour emergency room. Serious cases are airlifted to a location with state-of-the- art facilities; this is usually Miami.
The hospital’s Accident and Emergency Department also offers scheduled outpatient services. To enhance services, a laboratory with modern facilities and a maternity unit have been added to the hospital. The Emergency Medical Service was introduced in 1998, with two ambulances and a team of nine emergency medical technicians.
Over the last couple of years Anguillian doctors have tried to raise awareness about the benefits of proactive healthcare and have given reports to the national newspaper The Anguillian. You can read one such report here, although students should be aware that this was written in 2004, so will only provide a limited view.