The Royal Hospital’s new National Hyperbaric Center to open soon

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The National Hyperbaric Center (NHC) of The Royal Hospital is slated to open soon for patients. 

The overall cost of the centre is estimated at RO2,300,000. Built on an area of 851sq m and equipped with necessary medical equipment, the centre contains several facilities including a medical records section, computer room, a triage room, three diagnosis and treatment rooms, and a store.

In addition, it also has a main chamber that comprises three Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) equipment.

H E Dr Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Obaid al Sa’eedi, Minister of Health stated that introducing this service indicates ministry’s keenness to develop its health services according to the local health indicators. Dr Qasim al Salmi, director general, The Royal Hospital said that hyperbaric medicine is a relatively new specialisation that seeks to speed up the healing process in various pathological cases.

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