Doha: Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Hamad General Hospital has been completed the third and final phase of the hospital’s Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU). The completion of the SICU expansion marks the final phase in the Hamad General Hospital Operating Theater Expansion project, which began in 2013, according to a senior official. “The SICU features […]

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Doha: Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has announced its operating hours for the Eid Al Fitr holidays. All emergency and inpatient services across HMC’s network of hospitals will operate as usual, 24-hours a day, seven days a week. “Every day across our hospital network our teams deliver high-quality care to many thousands of patients, and this […]

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'Know the 5 to save a life’ when you need an ambulance

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  • May 21, 2019
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The Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Ambulance Service fulfills a vital role for the people who live in Qatar – one that saves lives. Every emergency that the Ambulance Service is called out to offers different challenges in terms of the type of injuries, the number of people affected by the emergency incident, the location of […]

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HMC to recruit nearly 1,000 nursing, midwifery staff

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  • May 14, 2019
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Nearly 1,000 additional nursing and midwifery professionals will join Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) 11,000 nurses and midwives later this year. This comes as part of strategic developments within the nursing and midwifery workforce that have also seen the promotion of several highly skilled Qatari nurses to more senior leadership roles. A select group of senior […]

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HMC calls on public to become organ donors

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  • May 12, 2019
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Doha: Public here are asked to consider giving the gift-of-life and registering to become an organ donor as part of Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) annual organ donation campaign, which was launched this week at shopping malls and other prominent locations around the country. There are more than 345,000 people in Qatar’s organ donor registry, which […]

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HMC Announces Clinic's Ramadan Timings

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  • May 9, 2019
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Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has announced its operating hours for the Holy Month of Ramadan. All emergency and inpatient services across HMC’s network of hospitals will operate as usual, 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Dr. Yousef Al Maslamani, Medical Director of Hamad General Hospital, is also reminding patients who have appointments at HMC […]

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Maternal mental health matters

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  • May 9, 2019
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Pregnancy, the birth of a baby, and the first year of life are exciting and life changing experiences for a woman and her family. For some women, this can be a time of mixed emotions, including feelings of anxiety and sadness, particularly if they are having pregnancy complications, have a history of previous mental health […]

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Al Wakra Hospital is HMC’s second-busiest facility

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  • April 8, 2019
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With more than 30,000 patients treated at Al Wakra Hospital’s emergency department each month, and upwards of 20,000 patients cared for by the hospital’s various outpatient departments, Al Wakra Hospital is Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) second busiest hospital. Dr Sabah Alkadhi, medical director of Al Wakra Hospital, said the general hospital was designed, built, and […]

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Saleh Al Hamad Al Mana Company (SHM), authorised Nissan distributor, has hosted the first workshop offered through Ghalai, Qatar’s National Child Passenger Safety Programme. Held at the Nissan showroom on Salwa Road, the training session was led by experts from Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) and introduced employees to the correct way of installing and adjusting […]

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Doha: As the World Cup 2022 is fast approaching, the Ambulance Service at the Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has taken steps to be prepared for mass gathering. In this regard, the Ambulance service together with the Emergency Department held a session on ‘mass gathering medicine’, during the recently held seventh Middle East Forum on Quality […]

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