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Specialized Clinics

Well Women

Sunday and Wednesday 7:30am to 3:30pm

Only female doctors and nurses administer this clinic.

What will be provided?

General examination
Breast examination (manual screening)
Blood pressure
Weight and height
Vaginal examination
Pap smear tests
Cells from the cervix (for cervical cancer screening)
Pelvic ultrasound scanning
Patients are advised to bring their valid Hamad Health Card

If any abnormalities are detected, the patient will be immediately referred for a specialist's opinion. Women with suspected breast disease and those requiring mammograms are referred to the surgery department for the mammogram to be performed. The doctors in Al Khor Medical Centre will liaise with HMC to ensure continuity of care.


Antenatal
Tuesday 7:30am to 3:30pm

This is a specialist clinic for pregnant women to attend for regular routine check-ups. Conducted by a female doctor at Al Khor Community Medical Centre.

The recommended frequency of appointments during pregnancy is as follows:

Every 4 weeks until 28 weeks
Every 2 weeks until 36 weeks
Weekly until delivery

For complicated or high-risk pregnancies, the doctor will advise on the frequency of check-ups to suit you and your baby's needs.

The following vital signs are taken during each visit:

Blood pressure
Weight
Urine
Blood investigations will be conducted as necessary
Ultrasound examinations as necessary

You will also be examined by one of the female doctors during which growth and pregnancy progress are monitored. It is here that you will be able to hear your baby's heart beat.

Supplemental medicines (Iron and Folic Acid) are advised and prescribed by the doctors to take during the course of your pregnancy to prevent anemia.

Follow-up appointments are made at Reception.

At 28-32 weeks of pregnancy, pregnant women will be referred to the HMC (North Hospital) for further follow-up and subsequent delivery.

Diabetic & Hypertension
Wednesday and Thursday 7:30am to 3:30pm

The diabetic clinic is held specifically in the morning so the fasting blood sugar can be accurately measured and the control of diabetes assessed. This is important for all further treatment decisions. The fasting blood sugar will be checked (finger prick), together with the patient's blood pressure and weight.

The doctor will then see the patient and discuss current or future treatment maintenance of the condition. The doctor will prescribe medication as required.

Hypertensive patients will have their blood pressure checked along with other vital signs taken before going to see the doctor. The doctor will monitor the blood pressure pattern and prescribe medication accordingly.

Blood investigations are done according to protocol and clinical assessment.
Follow-up appointments based on your doctor's recommendations are made with the receptionist.

Walk-in
Sunday to Thursday 7:30am to 7:00pm
Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm

After 4:00pm and on Saturdays, preference is given to employees

All patients who walk-in are accepted and seen by the assigned doctor.

If you want to see a particular doctor, you can make an appointment at the Reception in advance.