Tuesday, April 16, 2019

NMC to Open 70-Bed Multi-Specialty Hospital in Al Khan Sharjah

A new hospital to come up by the end of the year in the heart of the city

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 16 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

NMC Healthcare has announced further expansion of their healthcare network in Sharjah. The company plans to open a multi-specialty hospital in the Al Khan neighborhood of Sharjah. This state-of-the-art hospital will provide specialised medical services to residents of the emirate of Sharjah and surrounding emirates. The hospital will start operations tentatively by the end of 2019.

Operated by NMC Health Plc. (NMC) – region’s largest private sector healthcare provider, NMC is a group of worldwide healthcare network of 219 facilities and is the only London listed and FTSE 100 company from the region. This 70-bed hospital includes a total of 20 consultation rooms. The hospital’s Pre and Post-operative Rooms, Triage Center, Emergency Room, Labor and Delivery Suites, ICU, MRI, CT Scan, Laboratory and Pharmacy will be equipped to the highest clinical standards.  For the comfort of patients and families, the facility also has a large parking area with complimentary valet service.

The hospital houses centers of excellence and clinics such as obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics, orthopaedics, ophthalmology, gastroenterology, urology, endocrinology, ENT, internal medicine, family medicine, dentistry, general surgery, etc providing people access to state-of-the-art clinical facilities and excellent healthcare from a team of reputed international medical professionals.

Commenting on the upcoming hospital, Prasanth Manghat, CEO and Executive Director NMC Health Plc, said: “We are having a prominent presence in Sharjah, first with Al Zahra Hospital, the country’s foremost private sector hospital, and then with our network of over 15 medical centres. This new hospital would not only cater to the underserved community of 25000 families residing nearby but would also serve as a bridge between our medical centres and the tertiary care provider - Al Zahra at Sharjah, thereby completing the continuum of care.”

The new 70-bed hospital in the Al Khan neighbourhood will further expand the presence of NMC in Sharjah and fill up the service gaps while increasing the accessibility to quality and affordable healthcare to the local community. 

About NMC Health

NMC Health plc. is the leading private sector healthcare provider based out of the United Arab Emirates. The group, having started its operations in the country in 1975, has an international network of healthcare facilities in the UAE & GCC, USA, Europe and South America consisting of over 200 facilities across 19 countries, catering to about 8.5 million patients per year, as being looked after by over 2000 doctors and close to 20000 other staff members.

The Group is also a leading UAE supplier of products and consumables across several key market segments, with the major contribution coming from healthcare related products. NMC Trading, a subsidiary of NMC Health plc, is one of the largest distributors in the UAE with distribution rights for some of the most iconic brands from around the world, including 3M, Medtronic, Welch Allyn, Meyra, Sorg, Patron, Abbott Diabetes Care, Nestle, Unilever, Nivea, Pfizer, Siemens, Samsung, Sanofi, Kiwi, Brylcreem, and Henkel,  among others. NMC Trading sells products and services to over 10,000 businesses across the UAE.

NMC Health plc. reported revenues of in-excess of US$ 2b in 2018. In April 2012 NMC Health plc. became the first healthcare company from the GCC to list on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). NMC Health plc. is a constituent of the coveted FTSE 100 Index of the blue-chip companies at the LSE.

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