DUBAI: Umm Suqeim Primary Health Centre is to shift its base to Al Barsha Primary Health Centre.
Patients registered with Umm Suqeim will now have access to newer facilities with several specialist clinics at Al Barsha Health Centre, which is open 24 hours a day.
Dr. Manal Taryam, CEO of Primary Services Centre at the DHA, said, “We will close the Umm Suqeim Health Centre on the 14th of December and the clients registered with the Umm Suqeim Health Centre can visit the Al Barsha Health Centre. Umm Suqeim needed an upgrade, and we are looking into plans to build a state-of-the-art health centre in the Umm Suqeim area. Clients will have access the Al Barsha facility which is accessible, functions round-the-clock, has several specialist clinics and can easily accommodate additional number of clients.” Dr. Amal Bahroun, Acting-Director of Healthcare Centres Department within the primary healthcare sector at the DHA, said, “Several of the staff members from the Umm Suqeim Health Centre will shift base to Al Barsha and other health centres.” The Al Barsha Centre also has speciality clinics including the, family medicine, traveller’s clinic, obstetrics clinic, child health services, dental, diabetes, ophthalmology, wellness, osteoporosis, orthopaedics and ENT clinics.