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Over 24,000 Patients Served and 73 Surgeries Performed by Faifa Hospital Last Month
16 May 2018

​​Last April, Faifa Hospital provided its therapeutic and ambulatory services to 24,280 patients, with 3,295 ER cases, 4,131 outpatients, and 276 inpatients, as well as receiving 43 blood donors at the Blood Bank. The hospital also performed 673 x-ray examinations, 73 surgeries, 64 birth cases, 293 rehabilitation sessions, and 480 dialysis sessions. Furthermore, the hospital served 535 cases at Dentistry Department, 60 cases at Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, 338 at Ophthalmology Department, 149 patients with diabetes, 9,950 patients at Nutrition Department, 74 cases at Social Work Department, in addition to 3,836 prescriptions from the pharmacy.


It is worth mentioning that a number of health projects have recently been launched (at a total cost of SR 350 M). These projects featured the Asir Central Hospital Infrastructure Development Project, in addition to other developmental projects, such as developing the ICU, adding 23 beds, launching the one-day surgery department, and developing the medical compliance system. Also, some vital projects have been added, including preparing and furnishing Prince Faisal bin Khaled Cardiac Center (with a 72-bed capacity, of which 22 beds for cardiac care) and two catheter labs, establishing a regional laboratory and poison control center, developing emergency transport system, and constructing residential towers at Maternity and Children Hospital-Khamis Mushait. These projects will achieve a qualitative shift in the health services provided for the advanced cases in Asir region, through increasing the ICU bed capacity to quickly accept the critical cases, as well as reducing waiting lists for scheduled surgeries.








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