Secondary Health Care

Services provided at the hospital are generally accessed through referrals from primary health care,  private doctors’ offices, or from casualty. Patients from Primary Health Care attending the district clinics also attend the hospital for laboratory, pharmacy, X-ray and physiotherapy services.

Glendon Hospital

St. John’s
Tel: (664) 491-2552/2836/2843
Fax: (664) 491-6413

Secondary Care Manager

Ms. Arlene Ponteen
jamesa@gov.ms

Nursing Administration

Principal Nursing Officer

Mrs Desreen Silcott
silcottde@gov.ms

Hospital Nursing Manager

Ms. Mary Gerald-Ryan
geraldryanm@gov.ms

Accident and Emergency

For emergencies only
Tel: (664) 491-2802

This department is located in the hospital. It is open 24 hours a day and is staffed by nurses, with a doctor on duty during the day and on call at night, weekends and public holidays.

Please note that this department is for persons requiring emergency care. All others should access care at the district clinics. 

Other Hospital Departments

  • General Medical / Surgical Wards
  • Obstetric Ward
  • Medical and surgical outpatients clinics
  • Nutrition Department
    • Ms. Maunelva Taylor- Benjamin – Nutrition Officer
  • Pharmacy
    • Ms. Rona Greenaway-Bobb – Senior Pharmacist
  • Medical Laboratory
    • Ms. Kimona Daniel – Senior Laboratory Technologist
  • X-ray Department
    • Ms. Antoinette Silcott – Senior Radiographer
  • Physiotherapy
    • Mr Kenton Weekes – Physiotherapist
  • Margetson Memorial Home for Older Persons
    • Ms. Christine Layne – Home Care Manager
  • `Medical Records
    • Ms. Grethlyn West – Senior Health Information Officer
  • Maintenance
    • Mr. Mark McPhoy – Facilities Manager
  • Housekeeping
    • Ms. Judith Fergus – Supervisor of Housekeeping

 

Accessing Services

There may be fees associated  with the services offered at the hospital . It is important that you first check with the Medical Records Department to determine if payment is required.

Hospital Visiting Times

Persons are encouraged to visit family and friends who may be hospitalized. However there are some important guidelines that must be followed when visiting.

Daily Visiting Hours:

6 am – 7 am
11:30 am – 12: 30 pm
4 pm – 5 pm
7 pm – 8: 15 pm

Please note that visitation is not allowed during the day on Tuesdays. Tuesdays are the hospital’s designated surgery day. Visits are permitted between the hours of 6 am – 7 am prior to surgery and from 7 pm – 8: 15 pm.

Visiting may also be restricted at any time due to special circumstances.

No more than two visitors are allowed at any given time.

Young children are not permitted entry onto the ward.

Please check with the the nurse in charge before bringing food items for hospitalized relatives and friends. Often times patients may have restricted diets.