The Ambulatory Care Centre (ACC) recently welcomed the first outpatients to its digestive (GI) and liver disease clinics which have moved from their previous location at Hamad General Hospital (HGH). Digestive (GI) endoscopy procedures have also relocated to the Ambulatory Care Center.
Treating patients with digestive system disorders, these clinics provide outpatient services at the Ambulatory Care Centre, following the podiatry outpatient services opened earlier this year. Audiology and ENT outpatient clinics are also planned for transfer to the ACC along with a pre-admission anaesthesia clinic and surgical services.
This gradual introduction of outpatient and surgical services at the Ambulatory Care Centre precedes the official opening of the three new Hamad Bin Khalifa Medical City hospitals. When fully operational, the ACC will offer patients a new approach to surgical and clinical care in Qatar, providing day care surgery, some inpatient surgical care and clinical care delivered in the most technologically-advanced operating theatres and treatment rooms.
Speaking of the move to the new ACC, Dr Saad Al Kaabi, Senior Consultant Medical Affairs and Head of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at ACC said that all members of the clinical teams are excited about the relocation to the Ambulatory Care Centre.
In addition to providing patients with our usual high standard of clinical care, we will also continue to build upon recent departmental successes such as introducing new technology and therapies. The new facility will provide and encourage active participation of fellows in a programme that offers comprehensive state of the art clinical training. It will also provide fully functional research areas to enable the development of the expertise and knowledge required to ensure excellent patient care.’
For more information about the Ambulatory Care Centre, visit the Hamad Medical Corporation website through this link.