NMC Healthcare has announced plans to expand its network in Sharjah with a multi-specialty hospital in the Al Khan neighborhood of the emirate.
The hospital is expected to start operations by the end of 2019, the London listed company said in a statement.
It added that the 70-bed hospital includes a total of 20 consultation rooms, pre and post-operative rooms, triage centre, emergency room, labour and delivery suites, ICU, MRI, CT scanner, laboratory and pharmacy.
The hospital will also house centres of excellence and clinics such as obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics, orthopaedics, ophthalmology, gastroenterology, urology, endocrinology, ENT, internal medicine, family medicine, dentistry, general surgery.
Prasanth Manghat, CEO and executive director NMC Health, said: “We are having a prominent presence in Sharjah, first with Al Zahra Hospital, the country’s foremost private sector hospital, and then with our network of over 15 medical centres. This new hospital would not only cater to the underserved community of 25,000 families residing nearby but would also serve as a bridge between our medical centres and the tertiary care provider.”
NMC Health has an international network of healthcare facilities in the UAE and GCC, US, Europe and South America consisting of over 200 facilities across 19 countries, catering to about 8.5 million patients per year.
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