Patients will now be able to seek medical consultation for in-demand specialties between 8.30am and 8.30pm.
The Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (Seha) has announced new operating hours for select services in Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC) and Tawam Hospital.
The move will expand the network’s capacity to accommodate the healthcare needs of patients, decrease waiting time and elevate the overall patient journey.
Patients will now be able to seek medical consultation for in-demand specialties between 8.30am and 8.30pm, with select clinics also working on Saturdays. The change in operational hours has already been introduced in Tawam Hospital and will come into effect at SSMC and SKMC on Sunday.
To ensure availability, the operating hours of the following services across SSMC, SKMC and Tawam hospital will be extended: Cardiology, Neurology (adult and pediatric), ENT, Neurosurgery, in addition to supplementary specialties per facility.
Rashed Saif Al Qubaisi, group deputy chief executive officer, Seha, said: “As Seha continues transforming and advancing the healthcare sector in the Abu Dhabi region and beyond, we have a responsibility to ensure our facilities and services are fully accessible to the community. With our facilities strategically placed to ensure the entire community has easy access to world class healthcare, we are pleased to now extend our operating hours to guarantee convenience in appointment scheduling. We are confident that with this new change, we will be better positioned to meet every medical need amid the population.”
Dr Marwan Al Kaabi, acting group chief operations officer, Seha, said: “We look forward to welcoming patients during the new operating hours, and are confident the new scheduling flexibility will allow patients to better manage their healthcare journeys.”
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