The Princess Margaret Hospital is the main Public Hospital, providing health care for all of the Bahamas. Within the Hospital is the Private Surgical Ward. It is here that private care is given to patients. There is a private operating theatre, delivery room and private rooms.
How much will it cost?
The following is a copy of the charges by Princess Margaret Hospital.
Nursery for Baby
Epidural for Labour and Pain Relief $800.00
Epidural for Cesarean Section $750.00
Breakdown: Theatre fee $2500.00
Maternity Deposit $1200.00
If your baby is admitted to N.I.C.U. or Special Care a deposit of $280.00 is required.
All fees are for 24hrs in hospital. A fee of $395.00 will be charged for each additional day in hospital. Fees do not include lab tests or scans, additional fees will be added. Rooms are based on availability and a refund will be given if the facility is not used.
In case of Cesarean Sections each individual charge is deducted from the deposit. The above are deposits and not final bills. A complete bill showing itemized charges will be issued/mailed to you on completion.
Please note that all deposits must be paid by the Seventh (7) Month. Failure to do so may result in you being transferred to another facility in the event that the business office is closed.
SORRY, NO CHEQUES ACCEPTED UNLESS CERTIFIED
NOTE: PATIENTS MUST NOT BRING IN LARGE SUMS OF MONIES OR JEWELLERY TO THE HOSPITAL UPON ADMISSION.
* Please recheck these costs they were correct up to March 10th, 2009.
** These are hospital charges ONLY and do NOT include the services of the Doctor. Please contact The Ladies Medical Centre for any additional charges.