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KAMC Provides Emergency Services for Over 111,000 Beneficiaries
06 July 2021

​The Emergency and Accidents Department at King Abdullah Medical Complex (KAMC) in Jeddah provided its medical services to 111,643 patients, during the period extending from early May 2020 to May 2021.

Jeddah Health Affairs said that the Emergency and Accidents Department received 73,114 patients, while the number of inpatients of (Tetamman) clinic's Emergency Department reached 31,705. Emergency cases involving women and childbirth reached 6,824.

The Emergency and Accident Department is operating with a sufficient numbers of doctors, technicians, and nurses to a smooth work flow around the clock and provide advanced medical and health services during accidents and disasters for inpatients. Moreover, the emergency department (ED) is equipped according to international standards. It is fully prepared to deal with the expected increase of inpatients and the outbreaks of infectious diseases.

Furthermore, the department is distinct for the Saudi Specialty Certificate Program for Emergency Medicine. The graduation of the first batch is expected to take place soon. 

Noteworthy, the King Abdullah Medical Complex in Jeddah has recently activated the urgent care program. Through this program, services are provided for non-emergency cases that arrive at the ED and do not require urgent medical intervention. These cases are sorted and classified by the concerned emergency teams within the ED to provide them with quicker services.

Last Update : 07 July 2021 03:26 PM
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