New Trauma and Emergency building at HMC completed: Ashghal


Doha: New Hamad General Hospital Trauma and Emergency Department has been completed by Ashghal and handed over to Ministry of Public Health.

On this occasion, AlHanof Al Emadi from Ashghal said that Ashghal started the project in 2015 to develop and replace the current Trauma and Emergency Department at Hamad General Hospital to establish a new building with a total area of 27,000 m² and reconstruct 3000 m² of the previous Emergency Department to cover a total area of 30,000 m².

The new department can accommodate nearly four times more patients than earlier. It has 348 rooms offering various treatment services. The project features short-stay rooms, a minor injury unit, hyperbaric chamber, as well as trauma. It also has a training center and management services.

The new four-storey building provides 250 rooms for screening and treatment of men and women, including diagnosis and treatment rooms, ENT clinics, ophthalmology, decontamination rooms, isolation rooms, triage and emergency assessment rooms , patient preparation and decontamination room.

The new building includes 14 operating rooms, including trauma rooms, rooms for minor procedures, isolation rooms and recovery rooms, as well as 23 rooms for diagnostic radiology of various types. It also has hyperbaric chamber, medical services, pharmacy and laboratories.

The Public Works Authority has built a multi-storey parking lot and an emergency helipad to serve both operating theater building and accident and emergency building.