Abu Dhabi-UAE: 31 October, 2014 – Ambulatory Healthcare Services (AHS), a SEHA health system facility, has announced extended working hours on Saturdays for the Mezyad Healthcare Center in Al Ain from 7am to 10pm, instead of the previous timings of 12 noon to 8pm.
The new weekend timing, which comes into effect on Saturday, November 1, 2014, aims to cope with the growing number of customers to the healthcare center which receives an average of up to 400 patients on a daily basis.
Dr. Lolowa Al Mekaini, Director, Eastern Region for Ambulatory Health Services Centers at AHS, said: “Our weekend services articulate AHS’ commitment to optimizing resources and maximizing working hours to meet the growing needs of customers for patient-focused, quality healthcare. The new working hours will ensure that our customers are offered better access to world class operation procedures and extended consultation time at all AHS centers.”
The Mezyad Healthcare Center excels in services such as antenatal care, chronic disease clinic, clinical breast examination, consultation and referral, dermatology, diabetic education, dietetics, emergency care, general dentistry, general and family medicine, gynecology and obstetrics, laboratory, mother and child health, patient and family education, pediatric medicine, pharmacy, radiology, vaccination, weekend polyclinic and weqaya screening.
As part of its efforts to improve the delivery of healthcare services, AHS regularly reviews its procedures and operating hours at its network of healthcare centers, in line with the government’s vision to become one of the best five governments worldwide to offer best-in-class public services, with excellence in healthcare serving as a top priority.
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 holistic healthcare services.