Dr. Abdullah Al Nuaimi, Director of Ras Al Khaimah Medical District, has revealed the district’s plans for developing, expanding and maintaining Trauma and Operations Departments at Saqr Hospital.
The plan comes in line with the Ministry of Health and Prevention’s (MoHAP’s) vision to provide comprehensive and innovative healthcare services and to enhance the hospital’s role as a reference one that receives various medical conditions.
Al Nuaimi underlined that the services provided by both departments will not be affected throughout the development work, pointing out that the hospital has provided all the possible alternatives to ensure offering the medical services to their fullest extent.
He also shed light on MoHAP’s keenness to constantly follow up the maintenance works not only at Saqr Hospital but also at all Ras Al Khaimah Medical District’s hospitals and medical centers.
“MoHAP also spares no effort to provide the comfort for all patients and follow up all needs and requirements, so as to provide unique health services in accordance with the best international standards,” Al Nuaimi noted.
Increasing the Hospital Capacity
Mohammad Rashid Bin Arshid, Director of Saqr Hospital, explained that the quality of services provided by the hospital will not be affected during the maintenance operations.
Arshid added that the developments of trauma and operations departments aim at ensuring the continuity of providing high-level administrative, medical and therapeutic services, noting that the development stages will continue for three months and will include expanding the waiting rooms and rising their capacity.
Saqr Hospital provides its services as per the best international standards, thanks to the provision of new medical devices in the last years, in addition to the existence of a distinguished team of specialists and consultants.
The total number of beds in the hospital is 124 beds with an occupancy rate of 59%, while the total number of specialized clinics visitors reached 25,946 in the first half of this year, 47517 to emergency departments and 3952 inpatients. While the number of surgeries conducted during the same period reached 1229 surgeries.
The Director of Saqr Hospital highlighted that the hospital, in cooperation with the Visiting Consultants Office, is keen on attracting a group of competent doctors to help treat the rare medical conditions and to achieve the concept of sharing experiences with doctors and consultants.