Expanding access to in-demand services during the weekend strengthens the availability of world-class healthcare for patients to benefit from
Abu Dhabi - 25, July 2021: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, announced the opening of additional specialized clinics on Saturdays across Ambulatory Healthcare Services (AHS), Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC), Al Dhafra Hospitals, and Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC).
As the cornerstone of the UAE’s healthcare landscape with patient-centricity at its core, the additional clinics available on Saturdays will provide additional avenues for patients to better manage their health journeys. The clinics available on Saturdays across the network include pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, gastroenterology, cardiology, psychiatry, dentistry, ophthalmology, orthopedics, ENT, dermatology, and nutrition.
Dr. Marwan Al Kaabi, Acting Group Chief Operations Officer, SEHA, said: “At SEHA, we pride ourselves on listening to our customers and incorporating their feedback into our processes and services. Based on recent patient experience survey results, most patients delay healthcare visits during the week as a result of long working hours. The Saturday clinics will now allow patients the flexibility to visit their preferred healthcare facility during the weekend, in line with our commitment to ensure streamlined access to world-class healthcare.”
In addition to the Saturday clinics, Al Dhafra Hospitals also announced the opening of evening clinics to meet the needs of patients and allow them the option to visit a healthcare facility at a time of their convenience, post working hours.
Patients are encouraged to book an appointment through the SEHA call center by calling 80050, the SEHA app, or SEHA’s recently introduced WhatsApp for Business channel, available on 02 410 2200.