These are health facilities that are supervised by a medical doctor who should be on the full register for a minimum of three (3) years. They provide in-patient care for acutely ill persons requiring regular monitoring and intervention. The facilities include hospitals and hospices providing palliative care for the terminally ill. Mandatory essential services for Class A includes but not limited to the following: Critical Care Unit, Operating Theatre, Filter Clinic, Surgery, Internal medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatric, occupational health and safety department, Laundry, Wards, Emergency Unit, Radiology Unit, Laboratories, Out-Patients Departments, Mortuary, Dental Unit, Physiotherapy, Sterilisation of equipment Unit, Pharmacy Bulk Store, and Dispensary.