AHS relocates Al Shahama Healthcare to Al Bahia

July 21, 2014 12:07 pm

As part of its priority to expand the geographical reach of specialised healthcare services and develop the existing facilities to cope with the population growth, Ambulatory Healthcare Services (AHS), a SEHA health system facility, has announced the relocation of Al Shahama Healthcare Center to Al Bahia.

Located next to the Deerfields Townsquare Shopping Mall on Abu Dhabi – Dubai highway, the new facility commenced operations yesterday July20 2014. Following the inauguration of the new center, Al Shahama Healthcare Center ceased operations.

The new facility will cater to the healthcare needs of population in Al Shahama and Al Bahia areas, and will offer a wide variety of consultation, treatment and referral services from Sunday to Thursday from8 AM to 2 PM and from 8:30 PM to 1 AM and on Saturday from 8:30 Pm to 1:00 AM during Ramadan. Following Ramadan, the center will operate from Sunday to Thursday 7 AM to 10 PM and on Saturday from 12 PM to 8 PM. Patients are encouraged to contact the AHS call center 8002247 to make an appointment to avoid the waiting time for walk in service.

Mohamed Hawas Al Sadid, Chief Executive Officer, AHS said: “The areas surrounding Al Shahama and Al Bahia have witnessed rapid urbanization and population growth in recent years, which placed increasing pressure on the existing Al Shahama Healthcare Center. The new facility is part of our plans to upgrade the primary healthcare infrastructure in Abu Dhabi and expand AHS healthcare network in line with the evolving needs of residents for quality healthcare services. With the opening of Al Bahia Healthcare Center, we will be able to better tackle the patient flow and capacity issues and respond quickly and effectively to their specialized healthcare needs.”

Fitted with the latest medical, diagnostic and laboratory equipment, the new facility will offer dermatology clinic, radiology, prosthodontics, general dentistry, oral surgery, orthodontics, obstetrics/gynecology, women’s health clinic, chronic disease clinic, diabetic education, general medicine and family medicine, urgent care, well child clinic, pediatric medicine,nutrition clinic, internal medicine, screening, pre-employment screening, Weqaya screening, ultrasound laboratory and pharmacy.

The center is also equipped for a cardiology, ophthalmology, and ENT clinic, which will be introduced at a later stage.

Ambulatory Healthcare Services is committed to making the lives of people in the emirate of Abu Dhabi healthier. AHS uniquely combines local research findings and latest scientific evidence in the delivery of its services.