The BFPA Community Health Centre will be providing medical and clinical services across four major types of clinic categories with and emphasis on provision to the most vulnerable groups and persons in Barbadian society. 1) Primary care clinics- That cover a wide range of routine and preventive healthcare services, such as: annual physicals; laboratory testing, such as blood tests and urine tests; vaccinations; screening and treatment for conditions like high cholesterol, high blood pressure, or diabetes; care for minor symptoms, such as sore throat, cough, or nasal congestion; treatment for common illnesses like colds, the flu, or Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs); and lastly treatment of some injuries, such as minor cuts or burns. The doctors you will see at a primary care clinic practice general medicine in their field. This can include family medicine, internal medicine, or paediatrics. 2) Sexual health clinics- These have a specific focus on sexual and reproductive health for both women and men. You can visit a sexual health clinic for many types of services, such as: access to Contraceptive Methods, such as condoms, oral contraceptives (birth control pills), or Intra-Uterine Devices (IUDs); screening and treatment for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs); pelvic exams; screening for some types of cancers, such as cervical cancer, breast cancer, prostate and testicular cancer; pregnancy testing and prenatal exams; vaccinations for diseases like HPV or hepatitis B; HIV services, including testing, treatment, and access to preventive medications (PrEP and PEP); help with men’s health conditions, like erectile dysfunction or premature ejaculation; infertility counselling or referrals; vasectomies; abortion services or referrals; counselling and support following sexual assault or intimate partner violence. It is important to note that the types of services that are offered can vary by clinic. 3) Specialised clinics- In areas such as Urology; and Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 4) Ambulatory Surgical Care- provision of Sexual and Reproductive Health Minor Surgeries and Surgical Theatre Rental.
The BFPA Community Health Centre will be providing medical and clinical services across four major types of clinic categories with an emphasis on provision to the most vulnerable groups and persons in Barbadian society.