About Al Wakra Hospital

About

Al Wakra Hospital is an impressive general hospital that has been designed, built and staffed with the changing needs and expectations of the growing community in the country’s south in mind. Al Wakra Hospital provides comprehensive, high quality healthcare to people of all ages, from emergency care, to general medicine and surgery and highly specialized treatments. The hospital is committed to delivering diagnostic and treatment services to its patients in an integrated and efficient way. The local community has greatly benefitted since the opening of the hospital as they are now able to access state-of-the-art healthcare services close to home and no longer need to travel to Doha for much of their hospital care.

 

History

Al Wakra Hospital opened in 2012 to serve the rapidly growing towns of Al Wakra and Mesaieed as a general hospital.

The distinctive architectural design of the hospital is best appreciated on the descent into Hamad International Airport. Al Wakra Hospital is the largest hospital building in Qatar, being 15 percent larger than Hamad General Hospital and Women’s Hospital put together. The hospital occupies 130,000 square meters of a site that spreads across more than 304,000 square meters of land in total.

With a combined staff of almost 3,000, including 217 doctors working across a range of medical specialties and more still due to come, Al Wakra Hospital offers an impressive range of general hospital diagnostic and treatment services for outpatients, inpatients and day stay patients of all ages.

The hospital has capacity for 325 beds; 248 of which are for general and acute patients and 77 are reserved for critical care, high dependency and burns patients. There are also an additional 77 observation/day beds. Around 30 percent of beds are in single occupancy rooms, all of which have an en suite bathroom. 


The new hospital’s laboratories are equipped to the highest international standards with some of the world’s newest automated testing equipment that enables fast and efficient analysis of a high volume of samples.

Mission
Our mission is to improve people’s lives by providing the highest quality multi-disciplinary healthcare services quickly, safely, effectively and efficiently to meet the needs and expectations of our patients and their families within the community we serve. We will create an environment of continuous improvement, developing evidence based practice to ensure our services are of the highest standard.   

Vision

Our vision is to become the hospital of choice for patients and employees by upholding our commitment to providing the safest, most effective and most compassionate care and by demonstrating a superior organizational effectiveness. To be recognized for our commitment to challenging ourselves to always strive for excellence in everything we do.

Essence
Valued community service   

Values 

  • Community
  • Trust
  • Quality