Falmouth Hospital

Trelawny Health Services

Falmouth Public General Hospital – Rodney Street, Falmouth

Telephone: 954-3255-50 Fax: 952-4149


The Trelawny Public Health Services provides preventative and curative health care primarily to a population of over 72,500 persons living in the Parish of Trelawny. This accounts for approximately 16% of the total populace of the Western Region.

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Our Mission

To provide quality, preventative, promotive, curative and rehabilitative health care that is accessible, acceptable and reliable to the population of the Parish, facilitated by the empowerment of the communities through utilizing inter-sectoral collaboration, supported by suitably qualified and motivated personnel utilizing appropriate technological resources.

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General Services Offered

  • Water and Sanitation Monitoring
  • Food and Nutrition Monitoring
  • Immunization
  • Family Health Care
  • Prevention and Control of Locally Endemic Diseases
  • Prevention and Control of Diarrhoeal Diseases
  • Treatment of common Diseases and Injuries
  • Health Education and Promotion
  • Dental Health Care
  • Mental Health Care
  • Provision of Essential Drugs

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There are three (3) Medical Districts in the parish of Trelawny:

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Boundaries

North – by the sea;
South – by Windsor, Deeside and Liberty by the foot-hills of Cockpit Mountains;
South-East – by Fontabelle and Hampstead;East – by the districts of Spring Hill, Daniel Town and properties of Lottery, Cambridge and Gerradeu;
West – by line of Parish, Wiltshine Housing development, Orange Valley, Orange Hill, Hampden Lands, Cargen, Hampden Estate and Gales Valley.

 

Health Facilities

Facility Type Amount of Facilities Name(s)/Location(s)
Hospital (Type C) 1 Falmouth Hospital
Infirmary 1 Falmouth Infirmary
Place of Safety 1 Granville Place of Safety
Type I Health Centre 3 Bounty Hall
Bunkers Hill
Deeside
Type II Health Centre 1 Wakefield
Type IV Health Centre 1 Falmouth

There are eight (8) Private Practitioners, a Grade III District Medical Officer, and and a Grade I District Medical Officer in the district of Falmouth, however, there are no Family Nurse Practitioner’s.

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Boundaries

North – by the sea to the border of St.Ann and Trelawny at Bengal Bridge adjacent to Rio Bueno;
South – an imaginary straight line across the foot-hill of the cockpit mountains from St.Ann border at the Manchester property adjacent to Stewart Town going westwardly, encompassing the properties of Hyde Hall mountains, Colches Pen and the districts of Linton and portions of the Cockpit mountains to the St. James border. Below the foot-hills of this portion of the Cockpit Mountains lie the districts of Haddington, Kinloss, Duanvale, New Forest, Sherwood Content and Cocksheath;
East – by portion of the Rio Bueno and Dornoch Rivers and Stewart town at the St.Ann border;
West – by properties of Fontabelle, Hampstead and ;

 

Health facilities

Facility Type Amount of Facilities Name(s)/Location(s)
Type I Health Centre 4 Rio Bueno
Sayers
Stewart Town
Brampton
Type II Health Centre 2 Duanvale
Jackson Town
Type III Health Centre 1 Dewar
Maternity Centre 1

There is a Grade I District Medical Officer and a Family Nurse Practitioner in the district of Duncans.

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Boundaries

North – by the southern foothills of the cockpit mountains of the Duncans and Falmouth districts which run east-west to the St.James border;
South – by rising earth mounds, valleys and stony cliffs to the Manchester and St.Elizabeth borders;
East – by hills of limestone and valleys of red and clayey loams towards the St.Ann border;
West – by stony hills and valleys of mixed loams cheered by the murmur of rippling streams and springs below and within the random dispersions of the Cockpit Mountains, contribute to its peculiar terrain especially around the Burnt Hill, Wait-A-Bit, Spring Garden, Warsop, Troy and Wilson’s Run areas. By and large the entire medical district is vulnerable to landslides and flooding occurs in the Troy and Spring Gardens area.

 

Health Facilities

Facility Type Number of Facilities Location(s)
Community Hospital 1
Type I Health Centre 4 Ulster Spring
Lowe River
Troy
Rock Spring
Type II Health Centre 2 Warsop
Wait-A-Bit
Type III Health Centre 1 Albert Town

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