New participant of Health&Medical Tourism exhibition – Sheikh Khalifa Specialty Hospital

Under the visionary leadership of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Khalifa Specialty Hospital (SKSH), Ras Al Khaimah, is on course to become a leading medical facility for the Northern Emirates.

Adopting the vision of the President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the six-storey, hospital, provides essential world class tertiary care services in the Northern Emirates, with a focus on three medical specialties:
·         Oncology
·         Cardiovascular
·         Neuroscience

Unlike other hospitals, SKSH is a tertiary hospital highly specialised for specific fields of medicine with centres of excellence. To provide high-quality service and care in the most efficient manner, SKSH has established a referral system. The emergency department provides efficient, prompt and systemic care for the cerebrovascular and heart diseases.

SKSH has a 246 bed capacity for the care of inpatients, and a number of outpatient clinics open during the week. SKSH opened seven general wards: three male wards, three female wards, one mixed ward, and a VIP ward. Additional wards include three ICU’s: Cardiac ICU with 10 beds and Medical ICU with 20 beds. The operating theatre has 10 sophisticatedly designed, spacious operating rooms as well as a 49 beds postoperative recovery unit. One room with magnetic resonance (MR) allows for sophisticated surgery to be performed as well as aids for special procedures in radiation oncology. Also the operation theatre has brachytherapy which is equipped with full radiation-shielded wall and control room that can be used as a hybrid suite.

Sheikh Khalifa Specialty Hospital has received an international accreditation certificate from the organisation ‘Joint Commission International’. This certificate signifies that the structure, management, equipment, personnel, infrastructure, environment and services offered at the healthcare institution meet the highest international industry standards.