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Cardiac Clinic Inaugurated at Uyun Al-Jiwa Hospital- Qassim
03 December 2017
Qassim Health Affairs has announced inauguration of a Cardiac Clinic at Uyun Al-Jiwa Hospital today (Sunday). The clinic will provide medical examination and diagnostic services for cardiac patients, in addition to alleviating their sufferings by referring them to reference hospitals. According to the Health Affairs, the clinic, supported with a consultant cardiologist, has already started receiving patients and scheduling their appointments to ensure achieving the desired benefit.
On the other hand, a specialized medical team at Al-Nabhaniya Hospital has conducted the first laparoscopic surgery in cooperation with visiting consultants, and after the operations department has been equipped with the state-of-the-art medical equipment. After reviewing the patient's medical file and studying his case, the medical team has successfully conducted the surgery, which comes as part of the medical partnership with the private sector, based on an agreement signed with the High Care Medical Center in Ar-Rass Province, out of its social responsibility to serve citizens of Al-Nabhaniya Province and its centers.
It is noteworthy that the Ministry of Health, in line with its contribution to achieve the target of the National Transformation Program 2020, has launched the initiative of (reforming and restructuring the primary healthcare), as part of 40 initiatives designed to develop and improve the Kingdom's healthcare services and facilities to meet the needs of the community and the expectations of our righteous leader - may Allah protect him.
This new initiative aims to provide advanced outstanding primary healthcare services, to boost satisfaction with this sector's services, and to foster the outpatients' trust in health services. The initiative also seeks to restore confidence in primary healthcare centers, given the growing numbers of outpatients, to ensure accessibility to all beneficiaries to reduce the burden on different health professionals, to boost the preventive measures, and provide facility-based health services, in addition to reducing congestion on emergency departments and outpatient clinics.
MOH has recently launched the new design templates of primary healthcare centers at As-Sulaimaniyah, Al-Wadi, Al-Khaleej, Al-Murabba and Al-Mansourah. All are model centers. Also, all MOH's centers will be rehabilitated with similar templates. New centers will be set up. The news centers will provide all preventive, health and community services, while complying with CBAHI's standards. The services include consultation clinics, primary mental clinics, as well as other services such as immunization, maternity care, family medicine and early detection of chronic diseases. Also, the community will be engaged by creating community council to take part in planning health services. Each center will incorporate a training center for family medicine fellowship with a unified e-record database. The new centers feature a modern architectural style the required safety supplies. It’s noted that the work is currently underway to start the stage of mega centers according to MOH-approved medial facility identity.

Last Update : 18 December 2017 11:53 AM
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