HMC Emergency Services to Work Normally During Eid

Sunday, August 29, 2017

The Peninsula -- Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) said that all emergency services across its network of hospitals will continue to operate as usual, 24 hours a day, seven days a week during Eid al-Adha holidays, while most Outpatient Department (OPD) clinics will be closed from August 31 to September 4.

 

In a statement issued yesterday, HMC said that walk-in OPD clinics at Hamad General Hospital will be open on August 30 for medical, surgical, and pediatric services. All OPD clinics will be closed from August 31 to September 4 and will reopen on September 5. The main OPD pharmacy will be open from 7:00 am to 12:00 pm on September 5. The cashier and Health Card Desk will also reopen at 7:00 am on September 5.

 

Specific services will operate as follows:

Hamad General Hospital

Walk-in OPD clinics will be open on August 30 for medical, surgical and pediatric services. All OPD clinics will be closed from August 31 to September 4, 2017 and will re-open September 5. The main OPD pharmacy will be open from 7:00 am to 12:00 pm on September 5. The cashier and Health Card Desk will also re-open at 7:00 am on September 5.

 

Women’s Hospital

High Risk, Feto-Maternal Unit and Newborn Screening Clinics scheduled for September 3 to 11 will operate as per usual timings. The OPD pharmacy will be open 7:00 am to 3:00 pm on August 31 and from September 3 to 7.

            

Al Wakra Hospital

The OPD will be closed August 31 to September 4. From September 5 to 7, the following clinics will operate as per their usual timings: General Medicine, General Surgery, Trauma and Fracture, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Physiotherapy and Urology. The OPD pharmacy will be open during these hours. There will be no evening clinics during the Eid al-Adha holidays.

 

Communicable Disease Center

All OPD clinics will be closed from August 31 to September 4; scheduled morning and evening clinics will operate from September 3 to 7 as per booked appointments.

Qatar Rehabilitation Institute

All OPD clinics will be closed August 31 to September 4. Clinics will operate September 5 to 7 as per scheduled appointments. The pharmacy will be open 7:00 am to 3:00 pm on these days.

 

Ambulatory Care Center

All OPD clinics will be closed during the Eid al-Adha holidays and will re-open on Sunday, 10 September.

The Cuban Hospital

All OPD clinics will be closed August 31 to September 4. From September 5 to 7, scheduled clinics will operate and patients will be notified regarding their appointment. Pharmacy services will be available from the Emergency Department.

 

Heart Hospital

All OPD clinics will be closed August 31 to September 4. Morning clinics will be held from 5 to 7 September. The OPD Pharmacy will be open August 31 to September 9 for discharge prescriptions only.

 

Al Khor Hospital

All OPD clinics will be closed 31 August to 4 September. Gynecology, dental, and evening clinics will operate as scheduled 5 to 7 September. The PEC Pharmacy will be open from 7am to 11pm from 5 to 7 September and the main pharmacy will be open 7am to 3pm. Patients requiring medication refills should visit the ED Pharmacy.

Rumailah Hospital

All OPD clinics will be closed August 31 to September 4. The Child Development Centre and Maxillofacial service will be closed August 31 to September 7. The Plastic Surgery service will operate walk-in clinics from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm on August 31 and from September 3 to 5. The Dermatology Clinic will be open for walk-in patients 8:00 am to 1:00 pm on September 5 to 7 and the Geriatric Clinic will open between 8:00 am to 1:00 pm on these days. The pharmacy will be open during OPD clinic hours.

 

Hamad Dental Center

All OPD clinics will be closed August 31 to September 4. Morning clinics will be open between 8:00 am and 1:00 pm from September 5 to 7.

National Center for Cancer Care and Research

Radiotherapy services will operate as normal. Hematology and Oncology Clinics will be open during the morning hours from September 3 to 7. The Day Care Unit will be closed on September 3. The pharmacy will be open 7:00 am to 3:00 pm from September 3 to 7, inclusive.

 

Mental Health Services

The Mental Health Service will be closed August 31 to 4 September. Patients who require urgent assistance should go directly to the Hamad General Hospital Emergency Department.

Adult Outreach and Older Adult Outreach will be closed the first day of Eid only.

Hamad Customer Service Center (Nesma’ak) will be closed from August 31 to September 2 and will reopen on September 3 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Patients requiring information can call 16060 during these times.

From September 10, Nesma’ak will resume regular hours from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm Sunday to Thursday, 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm on Friday and 10:00 am to 6:00 pm on Saturday.

The inauguration ceremony coincided with the decoration of the main driveways of The Pearl-Qatar and The Pearl Tower 1, which lies at the entrance of the Island, with the same slogan - ‘Tamim Al Majd’ - in a strong sign of solidarity.

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