Sunday, 17 Jan 2021
Healthcare provider Starcare announced the construction of Starcare Cuddles, the sultanate’s first women and children’s hospital.

Starcare announces building of ladies and children’s hospital

The 80-bed facility will come up in Al Hail on the Sultan Qaboos Highway, it was announced to the media at Sheraton Oman Hotel on Wednesday.

The initial-of-its-sort hospital in the sultanate will supply the greatest feasible care to ladies and youngsters. The objective-constructed hospital will have numerous special functions. The hospital will be staffed largely by ladies to make sure security, privacy, luxury, comfort and the highest clinical top quality care that Starcare Group is identified for.

Some of the solutions of the Starcare Cuddles Women &amp Children Hospital are Waterbirths and Spa, High Risk Pregnancy Unit, Centre for Advanced Laparoscopic Gynaecology, Fetal Medicine, Antenatal Classes, Urogynaecology, Breast Care Centre, 24-hour Painless Labour Service, amongst other people.

Dr Sadik Kodakat, founder and chairman of Starcare Group mentioned, “More than two-thirds of Oman’s population comprises women and children. Specialised projects such as this will put a lot more focus on their health and wellness needs. This will keep our families and communities healthy. Our current hospital in Muscat has been working at its full capacity and so this is also an expansion plan for us.”

The Neonatal ICU with 15 beds will be a single of the biggest in the private sector.

An whole floor committed to youngsters will have revolutionary digital technologies for enhancing children’s expertise in the course of hospital stays.

Apart from a 24-hour specialist paediatric emergency and basic paediatric solutions, Starcare Cuddles will supply subspecialty solutions like Paediatric Cardiology, Paediatric Gastroenterology, Paediatric Orthopaedics, Paediatric Allergy, Paediatric Psychology and Paediatric Anaesthesiology.

Dr Anita Zutshi, head of division and senior consultant in obstetrics and gynaecology at Starcare Hospital, Muscat mentioned, “We are all eagerly waiting to move into Starcare Cuddles once completed. We will be able to expand women’s services a lot more, especially in dealing with high-risk pregnancies and advanced surgeries needed for women, including general surgery and breast care.”

Dr Sunil Bhatnagar, head of division and senior consultant paediatrician at Starcare Hospital mentioned, “Having a dedicated outpatient and inpatient space for children is really appealing. Moreover, the number of paediatric sub specialities lined for the project and the capabilities of our large Neonatal ICU will truly take children’s healthcare in Oman private sector to international standards. Having play therapists and parent support groups are something we are contemplating.”

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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