Some services will be operating from alternate locations during this time in order to ensure continuity of care. Signage and security will be in place to direct patients.
Friday, April 7 – Monday, April 10 (Easter Weekend)
- Accident & Emergency – open 24 hours throughout the holiday
- Urgent Care Walk-in Clinic –will operate from the General Practice Clinic at Smith Road Medical Centre (2nd Floor) extended hours daily 11am-7pm for the whole Easter Weekend.
- Pharmacy (main hospital)– Hospital Pharmacy will be
- Pharmacy (Smith Road Medical Centre) - open daily extended hours from 9am – 7pm. (150 Smith Road)
- HSA CLINICS - All other outpatient and district health centres will be closed on Good Friday & Easter Monday. Regular operating hours will resume Tuesday 11th
Clinic and Service Relocations
The Cayman Islands Hospital will be conducting facility improvements at the Cayman Islands Hospital main entrance atrium and within the Accident & Emergency (A&E) department this Easter weekend. Signage and security will be in place to direct patients.
- Patients & visitors should access the hospital through the side MRI door. The main entrance doors will not be accessible.
- Phlebotomy (lab) will be accessible through the side MRI door on Saturday April 8 from 7am – 12:30pm. The Lab will be closed on Public Holidays & Sunday.
- Dialysis patients will access the unit through the side dialysis door. All scheduled patients will be contacted in advance.
All clinics will resume regular operating hours Tuesday, April 11, 2023.
Due to these upgrades, A&E walk-in patients may experience a delay in service and are reminded to use the A&E services in cases of emergency only to prevent congestion and reduce wait times. An emergency is a critical or life-threatening situation that needs urgent medical attention which may include:
- Loss of consciousness
- Persistent, severe chest pain
- Breathing difficulties
- Severe bleeding that cannot be stopped
- Severe allergic reactions
- Severe burns or scalds
- Unexplained, acute drowsiness or disorientation
Less severe injuries and conditions can be treated at the Urgent Care Clinic which will be operating out of the General Practice Clinic at Smith Road Medical Centre 11am – 7pm, Friday 7th April – Monday 10th April.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused while we are working to improve our facilities for a better patient experience.
For more information on the types of medical conditions treated in A&E and Urgent Care, visit Know Where to Go.