Southern Regional Hospital

District General Hospital | Dangriga, Belize

Hospital description

The Southern Regional Hospital is a new facility, which has replaced the old Dangriga Hospital. The hospital provides both Primary and Secondary Care services in new, purpose-built facilities, with some useful equipment. The hospital has two operating theatres and a small emergency room, in addition to offering four basic medical specialties; Gynecology, Surgical, Paediatric and Internal Medicine. In an effort to enhance coverage in the area of Mental Health, a new Acute Psychiatric Unit has recently been opened and a Voluntary and Counselling Testing Centre (VCT) was established.

The Southern Regional Hospital has two main Wards; the General Ward and the Maternity Ward. The General Ward services include care for children and adult patients, care for pre/post general surgical patients, and an Intensive Care Unit. Maternity services include care for pregnant mothers, care of newborns, postpartum care, care for gynaecological patients and pre- and post-operation care for C-section and gynaecological surgeries.

The hospital is supoorted by laboratory, radiology and pharmacy services, which are offered at both the Southern Regional and the more local Punta Gorda Hospitals.


Hospital type District General Hospital
Local language English, Creole and Spanish
Funding Status Public


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