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Al-Shamli General Hospital- Hail: Over 73,164 Emergencies Served
18 January 2018

According to Hail Health Affairs, the Emergency Department of Al-Shamli General Hospital, over the past year (2017), provided its services to more than 73,164 patients, including 4,857 non-traffic and 672 traffic injuries. Also, the hospital received 16,331 cases at outpatient clinics, including 4,091 at internal medicine clinic, 3,759 at general surgery clinic, 1,748 at orthopedics clinic, 488 at urinary tract clinic, 1,216 at ENT clinic, 3,795 at gynecology clinic and 1,234 outpatients at pediatric clinic.

Over the same period, the hospital also conducted 388 surgeries, 323 births, 6,792 x-ray tests, 21,268 laboratory screenings, 832 dialysis sessions and 1,818 medical rehabilitation sessions. 

It is noteworthy that Al-Shamli General Hospital (with a 50-bed capacity) provides its services to over 72,000 persons and features nine primary healthcare centers. A new medical tower (with a 52-bed capacity) has been launched recently at the hospital. The tower features lab, radiology, surgeries and major operations departments at the ground floor, while the first one includes female inpatient department (with a 25-bed capacity) and an isolation room, in addition to a male inpatient department (with a 25-bed capacity) and an isolation room at the second floor.

On the other hand, over the past year, MOH’s Home Medicine Program (HMP) conducted 311,522 visits by 320 medical teams (2,000 visits a day). The service was provided by 213 hospitals across the Kingdom.

Since 1430H., MOH has provided home medicine services through qualified medical teams across the Kingdom to the eligible patients at their homes and among their families; in an endeavor to enhance their physical and mental health conditions, and to give them and their families peace of mind. Also, the program increases the bed usability turn-over; thus, helping MOH serve more patients at less costs.

It is worth mentioning that the home medicine departments and sections across the Kingdom provide healthcare to patients with the engagement of their families, and meet their needs, in terms of medication and devices, which positively reflects on patients’ psychological, social and health conditions.​




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