Six (6) District Health Centres are strategically located throughout the island to serve the general public. Each Health Centre offers a wide range of Primary Health Care services at no cost to the user. 


  • Maternal and Child Health Care (antenatal, post natal care and family planning services and EPI coverage).
  • School Health (physical examinations, dental & healthy lifestyles).
  • Home visits (continuous care for those in home settings, especially the elderly).
  • Eye Care programme (specialized clinics including glaucoma screening, diabetic laser surgery and follow up).
  • Mental Health (Psychiatric clinic & occupational therapy).
  • VCT for HIV/AIDS.
  • Men’s wellness Clinics.
  • District Medical Officer Clinic (weekly Doctors Clinic sessions).
  • Diabetic and Hypertensive Clinics (monthly group meeting).
  • Minor treatment (Dressings, injection & Blood pressure checks).

 Telephone Numbers 

  1. Charlestown                 469-5521(ext) 2051/2035
  2. Gingerland                   469-3124/5521 (ext) 2075
  3. Combermere                469-9323
  4. Brown Hill                    469-7058/5521(ext) 2078
  5. Cotton Ground              469-5521(ext) 2097
  6. Butlers                         469-8254
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