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Hospitals in Doha Qatar

Women's Hospital

As the name suggests, Women's Hospital offers to all women in Qatar, the opportunity to receive the best possible Obstetrics and Gynecological care.

The facilities offered can be compared to the best in the world. It has 291 inpatient care beds, a large Outpatient Department, an emergency room, 16 labor and delivery suites and 3 operating theatres.

In addition to women's health, a neonatal unit provides intensive care to newborns. The Special Care Baby Unit called the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit has three areas: isolation, intermediate and intensive areas. It has 71beds/incubators.

An Assisted Conception Unit (IVF) for treatment of infertility was opened in 1983.

The NICU is located at the ground floor of Women’s Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation Tel: (0974) 393909 Fax : (0974) 393993

The continued development of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of the Women's Hospital is a remarkable story of creativity and dedication. The Women's Hospital started as an 80-bed maternal facility in 1959.

The NICU started in 1975 as the Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) in a small space of 50 square meters at the former Women's Hospital. The available space accommodated 12 cribs. The staff consisted of 13 Nurses led by a Head nurse, one Specialist Neonatologist and one Resident.

Following its transfer to the new building in 1988, the NICU has grown into a 970 sq.meter Unit with state of the art diagnostic, therapeutic and post discharge-follow up facilities. Expansion had made the NICU into probably the largest and one of the most sophisticated Neonatal Intensive Care Units among the Gulf Countries.

Neonatal Color Echocardiography & Ultrasonography

The NICU performs sophisticated color echocardiography and ultrasonography, Blood gas monitoring machine and electroencephalography are available as its in-house facilities.

Neonatal Surgery:

Duct ligation, neonatal cardiac, neural, gastrointestinal, renal and other surgical interventions are undertaken at the General operating theater. Post-operative care is provided at the Unit. An Operating Theater has been proposed at the NICU for emergency neonatal surgery.

Contact

Women's Hospital
Hamad Medical Corporation P.O.Box:3050, Doha, Qatar
Tel: +974 4396666

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