Healthcare operator reveals plan for RAK island hospital

Saudi German Hospital in Al Marjan Island is scheduled to be operational in early-2019
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By Staff writer
Thu 19 Apr 2018 03:14 PM

Saudi German Hospital has signed an agreement with Al Marjan Island in Ras Al Khaimah to establish a 100-bed specialty hospital.

The hospital will serve the residents and visitors to Al Marjan Island as well as the wider Ras Al Khaimah community, a statement said.

The Saudi German Hospital in Al Marjan Island is scheduled to be operational in early-2019 and will initially offer seven specialties and by 2020, it will provide specialist care in 13 disciplines as well as more beds.

"As one of the most important tourist destinations in Ras Al Khaimah and the UAE, Al Marjan Island is a remarkable urban development," said Sobhi A Batterjee, president of Saudi German Hospital Group.

"With the new hospital in Al Marjan Island, we aim to provide excellent and integrated healthcare services that will meet the needs of the people. It will serve the residents and visitors to Al Marjan Island and the wider community.”

Abdullah Al Abdooli, CEO of Al Marjan Island, added: “With the increase in number of residents and visitors, it is important that we offer them truly world-class healthcare services in close proximity. The addition of the hospital will add to our appeal as a truly integrated destination, and will help us consolidate our market leading position as a hub for tourism and investment.”

Al Marjan Island will eventually feature 7.8km of beaches, 23km of waterfront, 6,500 residential units, 8,000 hotel rooms, 400-room wellness retreats and 600 holiday villas.

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