Dr Anselma Ferrao talks about NMC’s latest establishment – BrightPoint Women’s Hospital in an interview with AnaZahra.com

In a one on one interview with the online lifestyle magazine – AnaZahra.com,
Dr Anselma Ferrao sheds light on NMC’s latest establishment – BrightPoint Women’s Hospital.

Here’s an excerpt from the interview, to read the entire article (Click Here).

How did the idea to start a women’s hospital come about?

NMC Healthcare decided to open BrightPoint Women’s Hospital to help reduce the acute shortage of beds for ‘women and child’ care. According to a recent study, the current shortfall of beds for both normal deliveries and C-sections is 600 in Abu Dhabi and 1,400 in Dubai.

BrightPoint Women’s Hospital will be the first private hospital dedicated to ‘women and child’ care in the emirate of Abu Dhabi. The 100-bed hospital provides an optimal healing environment in a caring, emotionally supportive, home-like atmosphere, where patients enjoy the highest standard of care and comfort during their stay.

Is this the first women’s hospital in UAE and the GCC?

BrightPoint Women’s Hospital is the first private hospital dedicated to ‘women and child’ care in Abu Dhabi.

Will all the staff be female? What proportion will be if not? In which sections?

A majority of the BrightPoint staff are female including all obstetricians and gynaecologists, radiologist, anaesthetists and pathologist.  A few of the paediatricians and neonatologists are male.

What are the medical services you will be providing at the hospital?

Medical services offered by BrightPoint Women’s Hospital include pre-pregnancy counselling, obstetrics, gynaecology, neonatology, maternal foetal medicine, assisted reproduction (IVF, IUI, ICSI), paediatrics, radiology, pathology and anaesthesiology…..

To read the entire interview: Click Here



About NMC Healthcare

NMC Healthcare is a fully integrated leading healthcare provider and the first UAE Company to be listed on London Stock Exchange. NMC Healthcare is the largest private healthcare provider in the UAE, both in terms of its nationwide network of facilities and services as well as in terms of patients treated. Established in 1976, NMC Healthcare operates three JCI accredited specialty hospitals in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and AlAin, one general hospital in Dubai, one medical centre in Sharjah, one day care surgery center in DHCC and eight pharmacies across Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah and Al Ain, treating approximately 1.8 million patients a year – that’s over 5000 patients a day, across all the facilities. In addition, NMC Healthcare is one of the leading distributors of pharmaceutical products, FMCG, educational supplies, cosmetic products, medical and scientific equipment and veterinary products, distributing over 50,000 products from leading brands through six distribution facilities across the UAE.
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