A Statutory Body of the

South East Regional Health Authority

Spanish Town Hospital

Spanish Town Hospital
5 Burke Road
Spanish Town, St. Catherine
Phone: (876) 984-3031-5
Visiting Hours:12 noon to 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.


To provide the best quality health service to patients, their families and the community through excellent customer service, efficient utilization of resources, teamwork, cost sharing and community participation by a highly skilled and motivated staff.


To become the most efficient, client-friendly institution in providing quality health service within a conducive environment to the continuously growing population.


  • Paediatrics
  • Orthopaedics
  • General Surgery
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • General Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Urology
  • Dietary
  • Physiotherapy
  • Renal Colposcopy Counselling
  • Diagnostic Services
  • Laboratory Services
  • Pharmacy and Day-Care

The Spanish Town Hospital (STH) was opened by Sir Hugh Foot in 1952 . It is the largest Type B Hospital in the island and has statistics comparable to the Kingston Public Hospital, the island’s major referral hospital, which is a Type A facility. STH is located in St. Catherine, the fastest growing parish in the Island. The hospital not only serves the St. Catherine population but provide services to patients from Kingston and St. Andrew, parts of Clarendon, St Mary and St. Ann.