Al Ma­harbi opens dial­y­sis unit at Haima Hospi­tal

Oman Daily Observer - - INSIDEOMAN -

Dr Dar­weesh Saif al Ma­harbi, Min­istry of Health’s Un­der-sec­re­tary of Ad­min­is­tra­tive & Fi­nan­cial Af­fairs, opened on Wed­nes­day the Dial­y­sis Unit at Haima Hospi­tal, in the pres­ence of Khal­ifa Saif al Yaqoobi, Di­rec­tor-gen­eral of the Health Ser­vices at Al Wusta, as well as a num­ber of MOH and DGHS of­fi­cials.

The new unit con­sists of one clinic equipped with a num­ber of two dial­y­sis de­vices and two beds as a pri­mary phase. The work­ing staff in­clude spe­cialised team of a kid­ney spe­cial­ist as well as three of the nurs­ing cadre who were brought from Nizwa Hospi­tal’s Kid­ney Depart­ment, in ad­di­tion to tech­ni­cians su­per­vis­ing the ma­chines and de­vices of the unit. The unit is also pro­vided with the med­i­cal sup­plies and es­sen­tial med­i­ca­tions.

The new unit will be re­ceiv­ing kid­ney fail­ure pa­tients start­ing from the next week for three days dur­ing the week which are Sun­day, Tues­day, and Thurs­day di­vided by three shifts dur­ing the morn­ing and af­ter­noon. The four wilay­ats of the gover­norate will ben­e­fit from the ser­vices of the unit.

The unit is a new ad­di­tion to the gover­norate’s health ser­vices that would re­duce the suf­fer­ings of the pa­tients in trav­el­ling a long dis­tance for re­ceiv­ing treat­ment apart from send­ing some of them to the Royal Hospi­tal, Sul­tan Qa­boos Hospi­tal in Salalah, Nizwa, Ibra, and Si­naw hospi­tals.

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