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Operating Hours at Different HMC Facilities During Ramadan

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) announced that there will be changes to the operating hours of all its facilities, including hospitals and clinics, during the Holy Month of Ramadan. All emergency and inpatient services across the HMC network of hospitals will, however, operate as usual, 24-hours a day, seven days a week. 

Dr Yousef Al Maslamani, Medical Director of Hamad General Hospital, is also reminding patients who have appointments at HMC clinics during Ramadan about the importance of attending their appointed schedule. He urges patients to call Nesma’ak on 16060 to reschedule. He said that missing an appointment with one of the specialists can have a serious impact on the health of patients.

If we know you are unable to attend your appointment, we can rearrange your appointment for the next available and clinically appropriate time and give your previously scheduled time to someone who needs to be seen urgently.’

Hamad General Hospital
Outpatient clinics will be open from 8 am to 1 pm, Sunday to Thursday and evening clinics will be open from 8:30 pm to 11:30 pm, Sunday to Thursday. The evening clinic at the Bone and Joint Centre will be open from 1 pm to 5 pm, Sunday to Thursday. The main Outpatients Department (OPD) pharmacy, located on the ground floor of Hamad General Hospital will be open from 8 am to 1 pm and from 8:30 pm to midnight, Sunday to Thursday.

Women’s Hospital / Women’s Wellness and Research Centre
Outpatient clinics will be open from 8 am to 1 pm and from 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm, Sunday to Thursday; the OPD pharmacy will be open during clinic times.

Women’s Wellness and Research Centre

Ambulatory Care Centre
Outpatient clinics will be open from 8 am to 1 pm, Sunday to Thursday, with afternoon and evening clinics in GI/Endoscopy open from 1 pm to 4 pm, Urology from 1 pm to 4 pm, and ENT from 8:30 pm until 11:30 pm.

Al Wakra Hospital
Outpatient clinics will be open from 8 am to 4 pm, Sunday to Wednesday, from 7 am to 3 pm on Thursdays, and from 11 am to 2 pm on Saturdays. The Burns Surgery outpatient service will also be open from 7 am to 3 pm on Saturdays. Dentistry services will operate from 8 am to 1 pm and from 8 pm to 11 pm, Sunday to Thursday. The main OPD pharmacy and laboratory (phlebotomy) services will operate during OPD clinic times.

Communicable Disease Centre
Outpatient clinics will be open from 8 am to 5 pm, Sunday to Wednesday, and from 8 am to 1 pm on Thursdays. All support services, including pharmacy, radiology, and laboratory (phlebotomy), will be available during OPD clinic times.

Qatar Rehabilitation Institute
Outpatient clinics will operate from 8 am to 1 pm, Sunday to Thursday and the OPD pharmacy will be open during clinic times.

Al Wakra Hospital

The Cuban Hospital
There are no changes to the OPD clinic and pharmacy operating hours. Outpatient clinics and pharmacy services will be open from 7:15 am to 3 pm, Sunday to Thursday and dependent on appointments, OPD dental services will operate until 5 pm, Sunday to Thursday.

Heart Hospital
Outpatient clinics and the non-invasive services will be open from 8 am to 1 pm, Sunday to Thursday. There will be no evening clinics throughout Ramadan. The OPD pharmacy will operate from 8 am to 1 pm, Sunday to Thursday, and from 11 am to 4 pm on Fridays and Saturdays. The Cath Lab will operate from 7 am to 3 pm, with on-call services available for emergencies 24-hours a day, seven days a week.

Al Khor Hospital
Outpatient clinics and OPD dental services will operate from 8 am to 1 pm, Sunday to Thursday. There will be no evening clinics during Ramadan.

Rumailah Hospital
Outpatient clinics will be open from 8 am to 1 pm, Sunday to Thursday. All therapy services will be open from 7 am to 3 pm, Sunday to Thursday, and OPD pharmacy services will operate from 8 am to 4 pm, Sunday and Tuesday and from 8 am to 3 pm, Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday. The Plastic Surgery service will be open from 8 am to 4 pm, Sunday and Tuesday and from 8 am to 1 pm, Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday. The Wound Care Clinic will be open from 7 am to 3 pm, Sunday to Thursday, and the Geriatric and Long-term Care service will be open from 8 am to 1 pm, Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, and from 8 am to 3 pm on Tuesdays. The Oral and Maxillofacial service will be open from 8 am to 1 pm, Sunday to Thursday, and will hold evening clinics from 8 pm to 11 pm, Sunday to Wednesday.

Rumailah Hospital

Hamad Dental Centre
Orthodontic and Pediatric Dentistry Clinics will be open from 8 am to 4 pm, Sunday to Thursday. Prosthodontics, endodontics, periodontics, and dental diagnostic and surgical science (DDSS) services will operate from 8 am to 1 pm, Sunday to Thursday. Evening clinics will be from 8:30 pm until 11:30 pm, Sunday to Thursday.

National Centre for Cancer Care and Research
Outpatient clinics will be open from 8 am to 1 pm, Sunday to Thursday and evening clinics will be open on Mondays from 8:30 pm to 11:30 pm. OPD pharmacy services will be open from 8 am to 1:30 pm, Sunday to Thursday, and from 9 am to 2 pm on Saturdays. The Day Care Unit will be open from 7 am to 7 pm, Sunday and Thursday and from 7 am to 3 pm from Monday to Wednesday and on Saturdays. Radiation therapy services will be open from 7 am to 3 pm, Sunday to Thursday.

Mental Health Services
Outpatient clinics and OPD pharmacy services will be open from 8 am to 1 pm, Sunday to Thursday and evening clinics will operate from 8:30 pm to 11:30 pm at Hamad General Hospital on Sunday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. The Referral and Booking Management System (RBMS) will operate from 7 am to 10 pm, Sunday to Thursday.

Nesma’ak Customer Care will operate from 7 am to 10 pm, Sunday to Thursday, and from 10 am to 4 pm on Friday and Saturday. Patients requiring information about scheduled appointments or clinic operating hours during Ramadan can call 16060 during these times. Nesma’ak will also continue to send mobile text reminders to patients prior to their appointment. To confirm or change your appointment, call 16060.

For updates and more information about any of the HMC facilities, visit hamad.qa.

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