HMC announces Eid al-Adha timings

HMC announces Eid al-Adha timings

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has announced the operating hours of its services during the Eid al-Adha holiday.

MoPH, partners celebrate World Diabetes Day

MoPH, partners celebrate World Diabetes Day

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), in conjunction with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) and Sidra Medicine, is celebrating World Diabetes Day 2021 under the theme 'Access to Diabetes Care: If Not Now, When?".

HMC conducts Qatar's first robotic pancreatic surgery

HMC conducts Qatar's first robotic pancreatic surgery

An expert multidisciplinary team from the Hepatobiliary-pancreatic and liver surgery department at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has successfully performed Qatar's first robotic pancreatic surgery on a middle-aged female patient diagnosed with a cystic lesion of the pancreas

HMC marks World Developmental Language Disorder Awareness Day

HMC marks World Developmental Language Disorder Awareness Day

As part of the celebration of World Developmental Language Disorder Awareness Day, the Speech Therapy Department at Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) Qatar Rehabilitation Centre (QRI) organised a training workshop for parents of children with developmental language disorder (four years or younger).

Qatar Neonatal Transport Program transports hundreds of newborns for tertiary care

Qatar Neonatal Transport Program transports hundreds of newborns for tertiary care

Since its launch in 2015, the Qatar Neonatal Transport Program, the first of its kind nationwide emergency transportation service in the Middle East, has safely transported over 950 neonates from different public and private healthcare facilities in Qatar and from other countries

Breast cancer patient discharged on same day of successful tumour removal surgery

Breast cancer patient discharged on same day of successful tumour removal surgery

A team of breast surgical oncologists at Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Hamad General Hospital (HGH) successfully performed a tumour removal surgery with the patient -in her 30s- being discharged from the hospital on the same day. This is the first time in Qatar a same-day discharge surgery, was

Qatar sees increase in motorbike accidents

Qatar sees increase in motorbike accidents

Qatar is witnessing an increase in motorbike accidents after Covid-19 restrictions on restaurants came into effect and home delivery began to flourish, a healthcare official said

All HMC outpatient consultations to be delivered via phone from Wednesday

All HMC outpatient consultations to be delivered via phone from Wednesday

In view of the recent increase in Covid-19 cases in Qatar, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has announced that it is stopping attendance at outpatient clinics in all HMC hospitals from Wednesday.

HMC honours Punarjani for community services

HMC honours Punarjani for community services

Team Punarjani recently were awarded for their community services, especially for repatriation of chronic patients to various parts of India for further treatment from long-term care units in Qatar.

300% surge in smokers wanting to quit

300% surge in smokers wanting to quit

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a 300% spike in the number of people who wish to quit smoking, says Dr Jamal Bashi, smoking cessation specialist at Hamad Medical Corporation's Tobacco Control Center

95% response rate for HMC's Urgent Consultation Service

95% response rate for HMC's Urgent Consultation Service

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has achieved 95% response rate for its Urgent Consultation Service since its launch during the Covid-19 pandemic.

HMC optimises geriatric-dermatology clinic service with face-to-face consultations

HMC optimises geriatric-dermatology clinic service with face-to-face consultations

The Geriatric-Dermatology (GeriDerm) clinic at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has expanded its patient care services by adding face-to-face consultations to virtual sessions for older patients with skin diseases.