Construction work has been started in the Trauma and Emergency Centre of Dubai’s Rashid Hospital which will be enlarged by up to 160 beds at a cost of $43.8 million.
Pre-engineered units will be utilized in the expansion so as to ensure the Centre continues to function despite ongoing expansion works.
After detailed consultation with experts from the Trauma Centre and Dubai Health Authority (DHA) engineering department, they have concluded the design of the expansion, keeping in mind all the necessities required for hospital with a high volume of patients, according to the director-general of the DHA.
The Trauma Centre provides to the most critical cases in the emirates and consequently designing the extension in a manner that is suitable to doctors and helps improve patience care was of essential importance.
Now they started the construction using the pre-engineering idea and the project will be finished in one year.
The extension is the first phase of the $816.7 million, value of master-plan pronounced for Rashid Hospital by DHA in May 2013.