"We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give." - Winston Churchill

The UHWI family invites you to join those who have and continue to: donate their time; provide gifts, clothing and monetary contributions; donate blood and other useful items to our various departments, wards and treatment programme within the hospital. Each contribution and act of kindness, whether large or small will certainly make a difference to the lives of our patients and the rest of the UHWI community.

You may make your contributions in the following ways.

Volunteer Work

As one of the largest teaching hospitals in the Caribbean, volunteers will certainly find the experience at UHWI invaluable. Throughout the year, volunteer programmes are offered to students, individuals exploring career options in professional health care, as well as those who simply seek the satisfaction of helping others.

Volunteers are welcomed in the following areas:

  • Outpatient Clinics
  • Physiotherapy
  • C.H.A.R.E.S (Centre for HIV/AIDS Research and Educational Services)
  • Pharmacy
  • Radiology (X-Ray)
  • Cardiology
  • Wards
  • Central Sterile Supply Department (CSSD)
  • Medical Records
  • Day Care

All potential volunteers are required to complete and submit an application form to the Human Resource Management Department (Wednesdays 9am-12nn). All persons are required to take with them a valid photo identification card (National Voters ID, Drivers’ Licence, Passport or Student ID). Individuals under the age of 18 years should have a signed consent form from parent(s)/guardian(s).

Make a donation

Financial/Tangible Items

Individuals may make financial contributions or make other donations including equipment, medical supplies, artwork etc. To do so, please contact the Office of the CEO or the Head of the relevant department.

Or you can donate through our DONATIONS PAGE.

Blood Donations

Persons who wish to donate blood may contact the Blood Donor Room which opens Mondays – Fridays 7:00am – 2:30pm.

Telephone: 927-1620-9, Ext 2054