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29 January 2018 08:04 am

HMC Offers Tours of New Hamad Bin Khalifa Medical City Hospitals to the Public

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Following the official opening of its latest state-of-the-art hospitals at Hamad Bin Khalifa Medical City, for a limited period, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is offering public tours of the three new facilities to individuals and community groups interested in taking a closer look. Tours began on 21 January and will continue to be offered until 1 February.

The tours highlight some of the special features and services within the Women’s Wellness and Research Center (WWRC), the Qatar Rehabilitation Institute (QRI), and the Ambulatory Care Center (ACC). Interested members of the public can register for the tour via the website www.newhmchospitals.qa, which also allows visitors to take a visual tour of the facilities and their innovative approach to care.

Tours are led by HMC staff and will provide a close-up look at the new hospitals as well as a behind the scenes view of the equipment and facilities required to deliver high-quality, care to each and every one of HMC’s patients.

The Women’s Wellness and Research Center (WWRC) is the largest women’s tertiary hospital in Qatar with the capacity for up to 17,000 births per year. The new hospital, which offers a number of specialized outpatient clinics for obstetrics and gynecology, is equipped with a large emergency department, an expanded visitor waiting area, seven operating theatres, 26 delivery rooms, and 240 private inpatient rooms with bathrooms. In addition, the WWRC has over 100 NICU cots for the care of critically ill newborns. The facility is also staffed with over 2,000 highly trained clinicians who have extensive experience in gynecology, obstetrics, and newborn care.

Qatar Rehabilitation Institute (QRI) is a modern, world-class hospital offering patients integrated rehabilitative services and specialized care and is one of the largest rehab facilities in the region. QRI will significantly expand HMC’s capacity to care for recovering patients with its high-quality facilities which include 11 rehabilitation gyms and 7 hydrotherapy pools.

The Ambulatory Care Center (ACC) is a first of its kind facility in Qatar offering patients a range of elective surgical procedures that require less than 23 hours of hospitalization as well as limited inpatient care services. The facility which is equipped with 66 beds and 14 operating theaters also houses a pre-assessment clinic where patients undergo a thorough medical evaluation to ensure readiness for surgery. It also offers patients urology, podiatry, and gastroenterology outpatient services and otolaryngology, audiology, and ophthalmology outpatient services will also commence shortly.
This expansion demonstrates HMC’s commitment to improving the lives of patients by providing timely access to world-class specialist care delivered in state-of-the-art facilities. The new Medical City complex represents the biggest healthcare facility expansion in the region and will bring new services and care options to the people of Qatar

Cover image courtesy of Hamad Medical Corporation