Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 16, 2021: The Paediatric Emergency Services at Latifa Hospital for Women and Children and Dubai Hospital will be transferred to Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital.
All Emergency services will be shifted to Al Jalila from Wednesday, 20th October.
The move aims to provide specialized paediatric services to children under one roof as well as provides Dubai and Latifa Hospital an opportunity to focus on further developing and expanding their services.
The decision aims to support the provision of the highest quality of care that is specialized and accessible.
Recently, paediatric surgery, endocrinology and neurology services were also transferred from Latifa and Dubai hospital to Al Jalila hospital. The aim is to transfer paediatric services across DHA hospitals in Dubai to Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital.
The decision was taken after detailed studies from specialists and experts in the field as well as after findings from hospitals that concluded that the integration would help best utilize the modern equipment and techniques available as well as further develop and expand specialized health services.
The decision aims to further enhance preventive and curative paediatric care in Dubai.