The expanded 80-bed hospital will be inaugurated on Monday, by H E Sheikh Saad bin Mohammed bin Said al Mardhouf al Saadi, Minister of Sports Affairs. Dr Mazin Jawad al Khabouri, director common of Private Health Establishments will be the guest of honour at the occasion.
The inaugural ceremony will be attended by P A Mohammed, Dr V T Vinod and Abdul Latheef, managing directors, Badr al Samaa Group of Hospitals and Polyclinics along with dignitaries from embassies, corporate officials, insurance coverage organizations and social organisations.
Dr Shafeek Muhammed, group CEO of the hospitals stated, “After 17 years in Oman, Badr Samaa is happy to offer quality care at affordable prices. This is a huge challenge for the management when it comes to cost. But despite that we have never increased the cost. It is our policy to not compromise on the quality of our doctors as well as state-of-the-art technology.”
Dr Muhammed stated that the Barka facility will also provide laser technologies. “We will also have ambulances to cater to all four branches in Muscat that will work together. All major surgeries will be conducted in Barka as there are three operating rooms with zero infection rate.”
He stated that a lot more citizens have been recruited, anticipating a lot more Omanis to the Barka branch. We have employees up to 270,” he stated.
“The expanded facilities include state-of-the-art imaging equipment and services with provision for cardiac care, all major and minor surgeries. The three renovated operation theatres are equipped to handle all kinds of general, orthopaedic, urological, neurological, gynaecology, ENT and ophthalmic cases. In addition, it also has a modern endoscopy suite, labour suite, CCU, MICU, neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and a CT scan,” stated Dr Muhammed.
The suites consist of deluxe and super deluxe rooms. There is also a committed space for recovery and recuperation with an array of skilled personnel.
Barka residents will be in a position to get totally free consultations from September 25 to 27 to mark the opening of the facility. “The facility ensures that residents of Barka will have access to advanced medical care at its current location and benefit from bigger space with increased service capacity such as having more counters for registration, more service rooms and a hi-tech laboratory, radiology and other facilities. The building is compliant with JCI standards with more spacious bed-lifts, disabled-friendly toilets and ramps for wheelchair access,” he stated.
Dr Muhammed also announced the greatest green field project with the Badr al Samaa, Sohar. “It is expected to be operational by the end of 2019. It will serve as a referral centre for the entire Batinah region. New facilities have also been planned in Suwaiq, Ma’abela, Muscat, and in other parts of GCC.”
Information Source: Muscat Daily