Nurses of Southern Regional Hospital

2012 group photograph of a few of the dedicated nursing staff.  

Front View of Regional Hospital

Visit us at Southern Regional Hospital..where you will be greeted by our courteous and professional staff.


Pediatrician along with nurse conducting rounds in nursery ward.

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The Southern Health Region has two (2) Public Hospitals, fourteen (14) Health Centers and twelve (12) Health Posts and the Region serves a population of 61,000 persons (CSO 2007 estimate).  The two public hospitals are Southern Regional Hospital (formerly Dangriga Hospital), which has 52 beds and Punta Gorda Hospital/ Community Hospital, which has 30 beds.
The Southern Regional Hospital provides both Primary and Secondary Care Services. In addition, the four basic Specialties are offered, namely, Gynecology, Surgical, Paediatric and Internal Medicine. In an effort to enhance coverage in the area of Mental Health, a new Acute Psychiatric Unit was opened and a Voluntary and Counseling Testing  Center (VCT) was established.

The Southern  Regional Hospital has 2 main Wards: 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 Care for Critical Patients (Intensive Care Unit).

The Maternity Services include: Care for pregnant mother, Care of the Newborn, Postpartum Care, Care for Gynecological Patients – pre and post operation care for C-section and gyne surgeries.

The Punta Gorda Hospital provides services in General Medicine, Maternity and delivery. Specialist clinics are carried out by visiting specialists from the Southern Regional Hospital. Primary Care services are also provided.

Support Services:
Support Services, which include Laboratory, Radiology and Pharmacy, are also offered at the Hospitals.
The Laboratory provides diagnostic services for the hospital. The six areas of diagnostic tests include: Hematology, Chemistry, Urinalysis, Parasitology, Serology, and Immuno-Hematology.

The Radiology provides diagnostic radio graphs to the referring physician of the respective patients. The following X-rays are done: All Skeletal, Chest (lateral, oblique), Abdomen (Erect, Supine, Lateral), Contrasted X-Ray – Barium Swallow, Barium Meal, Enema, urethrogram and Intravenous Plylogram (IVP).

The Pharmacy Department offers daily dispensing of medication to Out-patients and supply the Hospital and Health Center with both pharmaceuticals and medical supplies. Compounding is also done. Pharmacy is responsible for stock management and for the requisitioning of all pharmaceuticals and supplies on the basis of need and utilization, from the Central Medical Stores.

Mrs. Pearl Ellis

Heads of Department

Sample image P. Castillo
Chief of Staff
Southern Regional
Sample image J. Nunez
Southern Regional
Sample image B. Nicholas
Admin. Assistant
Southern Regional
Sample image D. Joseph
Lab Technician
Southern Regional
Sample imageI. Sanchez
Southern Regional
Sample image T. Balogun
Southern Regional
Sample image A. Olmedo
Inf. Cont. Nurse
Southern Regional
Sample image L. Parham
Southern Regional
Sample imageC. Vaughan
Statistical Clerk
Southern Regional
Sample imageA. Valerio
Domestic Supervisor
Southern Regional
Sample imageG. Alvarado
Driver Supervisor
Southern Regional
Sample imageJ. Lewis
Chief of Security
Southern Regional