Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has announced its operating hours for the upcoming Eid al-Adha holidays. All emergency and inpatient services across HMC's network of hospitals will operate as usual, 24-hours-a-day, seven days a week.
The Emergency Department at Heart Hospital (for cardiac patients only) and the Urgent Care Unit at the National Centre for Cancer Care and Research (NCCCR) (for patients with symptoms associated with ongoing cancer treatments) will operate as per normal timings, as will the Emergency Department of the Women's Wellness and Research Centre. Dialysis services will also operate as per normal timings. The Paediatric Emergency Centres will remain open 24-hours-a-day for medical emergencies involving patients under the age of 14 years.
The majority of Outpatient Departments (OPD) will be closed on August 19 and will reopen on August 26. When OPD clinics are open, they will be supported by administrative and clinical support services, including pharmacies.
Source: Government of Qatar