Presented by The Ministry of Finance

Hon. Renward Wells

The Ministry of Health is the driving force behind the country’s healthcare, and provides the necessary leadership  to safeguard and promote the well-being of all residents. It provides everyone with access to comprehensive, preventative, and quality healthcare services.

Key Budget Numbers


Hospital Renovations

During 2021- 2022, the Princess Margaret Hospital will undergo renovations in the following locations: 

  • Eye Ward;
  • Female Medical II;
  • The Former Physiotherapy Unit;
  • The Former Female Surgical II;
  • Children’s Ward;
  • Male Medical II; and
  • The Decommissioned Intensive Care Unit.

​​​​​​Healthcare Facility Renovations 

In the South Eastern and Central Bahamas, it is anticipated that the two (2) state-of-the-art facilities currently  under renovation, will be completed in Acklins by the end of September, 2021. They will be equipped with  telemedicine capabilities, with portable x-ray  and point of care laboratory equipment


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We are creating in our tertiary institutions the full suite of allied health professions, that will produce experts for subsequent years to come, to fully staff our healthcare sector."


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