Opening of the long-awaited Roxborough Hospital in Trinidad&Tobago

Coronavirus outbreak opened every country's eyes that health development is a significant measure for the growth of any Country. Roxborough community officially greeted the inauguration of Roxborough Hospital on Tuesday,5th January 2021.

Opening of the long-awaited Roxborough Hospital in Trinidad&Tobago
Opening of the long-awaited Roxborough Hospital in Trinidad&Tobago

Trinidad & Tobago: Coronavirus outbreak opened every country’s eyes that health development is a significant measure for the growth of any Country. Roxborough community officially greeted the inauguration of Roxborough Hospital on Tuesday,5th January 2021.

Opening of the long-awaited Roxborough Hospital in Trinidad&Tobago
Opening of the long-awaited Roxborough Hospital in Trinidad&Tobago

Prime Minister, Hon. Keith Rowley stated that the latest medical facility would safeguard lives and provide critical healthcare services to East Tobago residents and the surrounding environment.

Hospital Location:
The hospital is a 31,320 square-feet hospital placed in Bloody Bay Road, Roxborough Tobago, which was completed at $98,379,410.04.

Opening of the long-awaited Roxborough Hospital in Trinidad&Tobago
Opening of the long-awaited Roxborough Hospital in Trinidad&Tobago

During the feature address, the prime minister noted that the completion of the hospital was done while the country continues to face economic challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Opening of the long-awaited Roxborough Hospital in Trinidad&Tobago
Opening of the long-awaited Roxborough Hospital in Trinidad&Tobago

Features of Roxborough Hospital:
– Elementary Health Centre Services, Wound Care, Doctor Consultation.
– Patient Estimation, Vaccine, Pharmacy Dispensing.
– Accident and Immediate Emergency Services.
– Specialty Clinical Services Outpatient Services.
– Dental Services, basic & Surgery Services.
– Imaging Services – X-Ray & Ultrasound & CT Scan.
– Allied Health Support Services & Phlebotomy, HIV testing, Point-of-Care testing, Social Welfare Services, and Hyperbaric Unit.
– Dialysis Services –Kidney/Renal Dialysis Treatment.

Opening of the long-awaited Roxborough Hospital in Trinidad&Tobago
Opening of the long-awaited Roxborough Hospital in Trinidad&Tobago

People’s Reaction:
A Facebook user commented, “I feel so happy for the people of Tobago. Our Prime Minister, your kinsman, MP Ayanna webster Roy., Mrs. Davidson -Celestine and Mr. Ancil Dennis, and all other THA colleagues. UDECOTT and Contractors. May God Bless you all as you fulfill your mandate in the governance of the Republic of T&T.”

Opening of the long-awaited Roxborough Hospital in Trinidad&Tobago
Opening of the long-awaited Roxborough Hospital in Trinidad&Tobago

Another user wrote, “Well done, Mr. Keith Rowley looking after your people; this will help support the island for both the locals and for the tourists should they require any medical attention. I am accurate that the people of Tobago an overjoyed and overwhelmed to have a 2nd hospital on the island.”

Opening of the long-awaited Roxborough Hospital in Trinidad&Tobago
Opening of the long-awaited Roxborough Hospital in Trinidad&Tobago

Someone commented, “Thank you, Prime Minister the Honourable Dr.Keith Christopher Rowley and your hard-working government. My Tobago people be grateful, appreciative, and patient …Good things come to those who wait.”

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