Surgical/Operating Theatre


To provide the highest individualized care to each client, recognize the value of each employee and provide opportunities for personal growth and development that compliment the needs of the organization.


To serve our patients to the best of our ability by delivering timely, compassionate, quality care without reservation, while developing a work environment that enhances the clinical and academic strength of our staff.

Core Values

  • Highest ethical behaviour
  • Enhanced learning environment
  • Value our patients and our staff
  • Committed to excellence
  • Sense of accomplishment


The Rand Memorial Hospital, a government owned institution and the only tertiary level healthcare facility on the island of Grand Bahama, can proudly boast of its brand new, state-of-the-art, modern Operating Theatres.  It is the most technologically advanced and stands as a model facility in the entire Caribbean region.

Peri-operative care is provided for all clients in need of surgical intervention from infants to aged adults.  These include elective surgeries, emergency surgeries and highly specialized procedures.

Services are provided on a 24 hour basis, seven days per week, year round.  “On-call” services are also provided on a daily basis after 4:00 p.m. to accommodate emergency cases.  Elective surgeries are performed Monday thru Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

These services are provided by a highly qualified group of skilled Surgeons, Anaesthetists, Nursing and Support Staff, using the Public Hospitals Authority’s “Performance Pillars of Excellence” as our benchmark.

Our friendly and caring staff is committed to providing supportive and quality care to family members, ensuring they are informed and accommodated.

The new Operating Theatres include:

  • Two fully equipped state-of-the-art Surgical Suites
  • Endoscopy Room
  • Induction Room
  • Recovery Room (3 beds)
  • Day Surgery Bay (3 beds)
  • Central Sterilization area

Scope of Services

  • Obstetrical/Gynaecological
  • General surgery
  • Vascular surgery
  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Ophthalmic surgery
  • Dental surgery
  • Ear, Nose and Throat surgery
  • Laparoscopic procedures
  • Endoscopic procedures
  • Urological surgery