Dubai, United Arab Emirates,29 March 2018, (AETOSWire): ‘Doctors On Call’ (DOC) serviceprovides prompt and professional care to anyone in Dubai who seeks home medical consultations and treatment. All you need to do is call for a doctor. This service has trained doctors that examine and treat patients at home, 24/7, every day of the year.
A new team of skilled and qualified doctors, who have experience in home care are specially appointed. Travelling to see a doctor can be challenging;DOC service doctors travel and treat patients directly in their homes or hotels for residents and visitors alike.
This allows patients to recover peacefully in a familiar environment. Anyone can call to see a doctor immediately or to book an appointment. DOC service which was launched recently by Emirates Healthcare company has an array of services - consultation by a General Practitioner, physiotherapy services, nursing on call (short term and long term), laboratory tests and health check-ups, elderly care plan and packages – monthly, quarterly and yearly which include regular doctor visit and nursing services, nutrition and diet consultation.
Sonali Kriti, Manager Operations, ‘Doctor On Call’ service, recalled an incident that took place early January. She said that a mother of 6 month old twins gave them a panic call at 2 in the morning, her husband was down with high fever, cough and body ache. She couldn’t manage driving him to the hospital and called DOC service to help her out. The doctor and nurse reached her residence at Palm Jumeirah in less than 30 minutes. The doctor treated the patient and also collected a few samples for tests to rule out infections. When the doctor called her at eightin the morning to follow up, she was happy to say that her husband had recovered after the medication. “She was extremely thankful for our prompt and efficient service. We have qualified professional doctors and a great paramedic team who treats patients exceptionally. It is a great provision for people looking for in-house medical services,” she added.
A team of specialised doctors at present are operating in Dubai under the DOC service, they are skilled and caring General Practitioners who are experts in family medicine, paediatrics, internal medicine and geriatrics. They are also well versed in acute and chronic condition patient management, female healthcare, child healthcare and can administer oral medications and injections. This service covers everything from routine check-ups to treatments and is in par with the care one will receive at a healthcare facility. The patient or patient party is required to pay the doctor for the service availed, which can be claimed later on. Due to its rising demand, this service will soon be made available at other emirates.