Information for Patients
From private to public health services, all healthcare is conducted in the capital city of The Valley. Outside of the capital, there are very limited health service providers available. Healthcare is managed by the Anguilla Healthcare Service authorities. It is important to note that the country’s healthcare service is still recovering from the disaster of Hurricane Irma in 2017, which has both overwhelmed and destroyed the countries health services. Despite being a British Overseas Territory, Anguilla does not benefit from the UK’s National Health Scheme (NHS). Those requiring specialized care are often sent to neighboring islands such as St Martin and Puerto Rico.
Information for Health Care Professionals
All medical professionals must have all legal documents both notarized and legalized local Anguilla Government Office and submit to relevant medical associations. Upon submission to the local embassy, exams for specific specialty must be submitted. Those with British qualifications should be able to easily transfer their credentials.
The language of medical instruction in Anguilla is English
Information for Travelers
Medical tourism does not occur frequently in Anguilla, with many Anguillan residents and citizens going to St. Martin for their more routine services.
The common language of hospitals in Anguilla is both English and Spanish.
Link to the Ministry of health website for that country: http://www.gov.ai/ministry.php?id=2