While she did not have details of the incident, she said the vigilance of the nurses in catching the imposter must be commended.

“Can you imagine the damage that could have been done without the intervention of the nurses? I hope they are thankful for the intervention of those nurses,” she said.

Johnson said that all doctors must provide documents that they are registered with the Medical Council of the Jamaica.

Hospitals have an established orientation process for all staff, including doctors.

The Spanish Town Hospital is located in the country’s old capital and is surrounded by scores of depressed communities, which are home to two notorious criminal and politically aligned gangs – One Order and Klansman.