Posted on August 28, 2017

In observance of Eid Al Adha, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has announced its operating hours during the holiday period. All emergency services across HMC’s network of hospitals will continue to operate as usual, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Most Outpatient Department (OPD) clinics will be closed from 31 August to 4 September, 2017.

Specific services will operate as follows:

Hamad General Hospital: Walk-in OPD clinics will be open on 30 August for medical, surgical, and pediatric services. All OPD clinics will be closed from 31 August to 4 September, 2017 and will re-open 5 September. The main OPD pharmacy will be open from 7am to 12pm on 5 September. The cashier and Health Card Desk will also re-open at 7am on 5 September.

Women’s Hospital: High Risk, Feto-Maternal Unit and Newborn Screening Clinics scheduled for 3 to 11 September will operate as per usual timings. The OPD pharmacy will be open 7am to 3pm on 31 August and from 3 to 7 September.            

Al Wakra Hospital: The OPD will be closed 31 August to 4 September. From 5 to 7 September the following clinics will operate as per their usual timings: General Medicine, General Surgery, Trauma and Fracture, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Physiotherapy and Urology. The OPD pharmacy will be open during these hours. There will be no evening clinics during the Eid Al Adha holidays.

Communicable Disease Center: All OPD clinics will be closed from 31 August to 4 September; scheduled morning and evening clinics will operate from 3 to 7 September as per booked appointments.

Qatar Rehabilitation Institute: All OPD clinics will be closed 31 August to 4 September. Clinics will operate 5 to 7 September as per scheduled appointments. The pharmacy will be open 7am to 3pm on these days.

Ambulatory Care Center: All OPD clinics will be closed during the Eid Al Adha holidays and will re-open on Sunday, 10 September.

The Cuban Hospital: All OPD clinics will be closed 31 August to 4 September. From 5 to 7 September, scheduled clinics will operate and patients will be notified regarding their appointment. Pharmacy services will be available from the Emergency Department. 

Heart Hospital: All OPD clinics will be closed 31 August to 4 September. Morning clinics will be held from 5 to 7 September. The OPD Pharmacy will be open 31 August to 9 September for discharge prescriptions only.

Al Khor Hospital: All OPD clinics will be closed 31 August to 4 September. Gynecology, dental, and evening clinics will operate as scheduled 5 to 7 September. The PEC Pharmacy will be open from 7am to 11pm from 5 to 7 September and the main pharmacy will be open 7am to 3pm. Patients requiring medication refills should visit the ED Pharmacy.

Rumailah Hospital: All OPD clinics will be closed 31 August to 4 September. The Child Development Centre and Maxillofacial service will be closed 31 August to 7 September. The Plastic Surgery service will operate walk-in clinics from 8am to 1pm on 31 August and from 3 to 5 September. The Dermatology Clinic will be open for walk-in patients 8am to 1pm on 5 to 7 September and the Geriatric Clinic will open between 8am to 1pm on these days. The pharmacy will be open during OPD clinic hours.

Hamad Dental Center: All OPD clinics will be closed 31 August to 4 September. Morning clinics will be open between 8am and 1pm from 5 to 7 September.

National Center for Cancer Care and Research: Radiotherapy services will operate as normal. Hematology and Oncology Clinics will be open during the morning hours from 3 to 7 September. The Day Care Unit will be closed on 3 September. The pharmacy will be open 7am to 3pm from 3 to 7 September, inclusive.

Mental Health Services: The Mental Health Service will be closed 31 August to 4 September. Patients who require urgent assistance should go directly to the Hamad General Hospital Emergency Department.

Adult Outreach and Older Adult Outreach will be closed the first day of Eid only.

The Hamad Customer Service Center (Nesma’ak) will be closed from 31 August to 2 September and will reopen on 3 September from 8am to 4pm. Patients requiring information can call 16060 during these times. From 10 September Nesma’ak will resume regular hours from 7am to 10pm Sunday to Thursday, 2pm to 10pm on Friday and 10am to 6pm on Saturday.

HMC would like to take this opportunity to wish its patients, staff and the community a happy and safe Eid Al Adha.

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