Oman health: Atlas hospitals' sale imminent

Oman Tuesday 03/January/2017 22:15 PM
By: Times News Service
Oman health: Atlas hospitals' sale imminent

Muscat: Two landmark hospitals in Muscat, which treat more than 1,000 patients a day, are to be sold.
Atlas International for Commercial Enterprises is selling its health care divisions, Atlas Hospital and Pharmacy in Ghubrah and Ruwi in Oman.
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More than 1,000 patients visit Atlas Hospital at the Ruwi and Ghubrah branches every day, which has some 100 beds.
“We have around 300 people on our payroll, including a large number of doctors and nurses,” an official of Atlas Hospital said.
Staff members and doctors working in the hospital are anticipating a smooth transition to the new owners.
“We expect that the handover will happen within the next two weeks,” a doctor said, adding that the hospitals will not be shut down during the transition and will continue to treat patients.