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80,145 Patients Served by Al-Uwayqilah General Hospital in 1438H.
25 October 2017
According to the Norther Border Health Affairs, over the past year (1438H.), Al-Uwayqilah General Hospital (with a 50-bed capacity) received 80,145 patients through its different departments, including 55,823 at emergency department and 24,322 at outpatient clinics, with 60% bed turnover. “The hospital served 10,122 inpatients, performed 389 birth cases, 208 major and minor surgeries. It also received 22,329 patients at laboratory department and 7,824 at radiology department, in addition to 429 referred cases,” added the Northern Border Health Affairs.

 It is worth mentioning that the Ministry of Health (MOH) has launched a daily specialization-based e-waiting list for surgical operations on its online portal. The list features MOH hospitals, along with surgical specialties and corresponding waiting days respectively, in addition to five levels for waiting days, starting from one to 180 days. By launching this initiative, MOH aims to update all patients and beneficiaries of services provided by its health facilities on the developmental efforts for boosting performance levels and providing high-quality services to satisfy and meet the health needs of citizens.


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