Dubai shuts down private hospital for flouting healthcare rules

123rf

A private hospital in Dubai has been ordered to close down for three months for violating medical standards and regulations.

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) revealed that the action was taken following a series of inspections and field visits.

The decision included closing all departments of the hospital, including operating rooms, while outpatient clinics will remain open. 

The hospital will not be allowed to accept new patients, but will be able to continue treating existing patients, the regulatory body added.

After the completion of three months, the hospital will be re-evaluated to ensure that all the recommendations and observations noted in the investigation report were implemented. 

More from Local

Coming Up on Dubai Eye

  • The Business Breakfast

    6:00am - 10:00am

    The Business Breakfast is the day’s must listen for the UAE’s business leaders, and those who aspire to be.

  • The Agenda with Tom Urquhart

    10:00am - 1:00pm

    Your chance to have your say and debate the issues you love or loathe. It’s the chance to set The Agenda on the big topics of the day.

On Dubai Eye

Business Breakfast