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Tapion hospital is a Private hospital located on the picturesque Tapion reef overlooking the sea at Castries minutes from the capital. There is a shuttle that travels between the Derek Walcott Square and Tapion approximately every half-hour for those in need to transport.

Tapion hospital offers a 30-bed private facility, rooms consist of private, semi-private and multiple beds. There are two well-equipped operating theatre recovery rooms, as well as labour and delivery suite. The hospital also boasts of a well stocked pharmacy which has extended opening hours for visitors convenience.

The hospital aims to provide a high standard of medical care with their committed specialists and dedicated staff complement. Operated on the “mall” concept all specialists are responsible for their business units.

Tapion also boasts the largest accredited private laboratory in the Eastern Caribbean that is able to offer a wide range of diagnostic investigations, under the direct supervision of a Consultant Pathologist. The Radiology facility is equipped with state of the art machinery including MRI scans, CT scanners, digital fluoroscopy, colour doppler, mammography and ultrasound.

With regard to pharmaceuticals, they carry a wide range of high quality prescription and counter medications. Special orders can be arranged.

The Renal Dialysis unit is a recent addition to the facility, where five patients can be accommodated simultaneously. The unit follows Canadian standards.


Local and foreign insurance plans are accepted on the production of an authorisation letter.

FICS extends credit facilities to patients of Tapion Hospital to meet all hospital costs and professional fees. Approval and disbursement of funds are done within a matter of hours.

Assistance to Locals

The hospital also offer St. Lucians the Tapion Medicard. This card entitles the holder to a 10% discount on all doctor’s visits, pharmaceutical purchases, laboratory services and restaurant purchases for one year.

Additional Contacts:

Tapion Hospital Pharmacy - 758 459 2400
Upstairs Lab - 759 459 2201
Downstairs Lab - 758 450 2212

Open hours today: 08:00 - 18:00 Toggle weekly schedule
  • Monday

    08:00 - 18:00

  • Tuesday

    08:00 - 18:00

  • Wednesday

    08:00 - 18:00

  • Thursday

    08:00 - 18:00

  • Friday

    08:00 - 18:00

  • Saturday

    09:00 - 14:00

  • Sunday

    10:00 - 14:00

  • June 20, 2024 12:09 local time

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