Flacq Hospital is situated in the East of Mauritius at Centre de Flacq in the district of Flacq.
It provides services for the Health Region 3 for a population of 170,000 inhabitants covering essentially the district of Flacq under the directorate of a Regional Health Director (RHD).
The Regional Health Director is also responsible for the Primary Health Care of the region which is provided through:
24 Community Health Centres
4 Area Health Centres
which are spread throughput the Health Region 3.
- After the First World War, a high increase of tuberculosis and pulmonary diseases was witnessed and the Central Police Station in the East was converted into a District hospital in 1922.Flacq Hospital had then 78 beds divided into 2 male wards, 1 female ward, 1 Paediatric ward, 1 Gynaecological ward and a department of Accident and Emergency managed by Dr Limberty and two other colleagues.
- In July 1983, the then Prime Minister laid the foundation stone for an X-ray department.
- In August 1983, a minor surgery service was opened.
- In February 1997, it was upgraded into a Regional Hospital and a Medical Ward and a Paediatric Warda medical ward and a Paediatric ward were inaugurated in the new hospital complex.
- The following units were then added: Gynecology & Obstetrics, General Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery and Anaesthesiology Unit.
- In 2000, SAMU services were started. (Emergency Medical Services)
- In Feb 2000, an Intensive Care Unit was inaugurated.
- In July 2010, 24-Hour Cardiology services were started.
Medical Laboratory Services
- Blood Bank
- Occupational Therapy
- Centralised Health Records Department
- Central Sterile Supplies Department
- Laundry Unit
- Catering Unit
- Procurement & Supply Unit
- Energy Services Unit
The SAMU Project, a specialised emergency service. Phone 114
- General Medicine
- General Surgical
- Neonatal Nursery
- Gynecology and Obstetrics
- SAMU services – (Emergency Medical Unit)
- Physical Medicine OPD
- Chest diseases Outpatient Clinic
- NCD Secretariat
- NCD Services (Non Communicable Diseases)
- Skin diseases OutPatient Clinic
- ENT Clinic OutPatient Clinic
- Ophthalmology OutPatient Clinic
- Accident and Emergency Dept.
- Dental facilities
- Haemodyalisis Unit
- Ayurvedic Outpatient Clinic
- Speech Therapy Unit
- Nutrition Unit
- Medical Social Worker