Children under the age of 16 are eligible for free health care at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and the Polyclinics.
They also receive free drugs from the Barbados Drug Formulary at participating dispensaries or from a government dispensary.
Children with special needs can be seen at the Children Development Centre at Jemmotts Lane, St. Michael. Children with mental health issues (behavioural/anger issues, etc) can be seen at the Child Guidance Clinic at the Branford Taitt Polyclinic in Black Rock. See our section on Child Mental Health.
Parents and guardians should pay attention to the schedule of vaccination appointments for children.
It is important to have the children vaccinated at the schedule times, if they want to prevent the development of debilitating diseases which can cause serious health threats..
Read this section to learn more about immunisation and why it is important.
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