(MENAFN Press) Raffles Hospital Presents Private Rooms with Arabian Hospitality
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Gulf patients are offered a home away from home at Singapore's Raffles Hospital with rooms designed for specifically for Middle Easterners, announced Singapore tourism officials.
A new class of private rooms at Raffles hospital has been designed with the cultural-specific needs of Gulf and Middle Eastern in-patients in mind, providing a more pleasant healing process while receiving quality medical care.
"Raffles Hospital has taken a very proactive approach to enhancing services for international patients, specifically those from the GCC and Middle East," said Dubai-based Mohamed Hafez Marican, Area Director for the Middle East and Africa, Singapore Tourism Board. "This patient-centric initiative conveys Singapore's commitment to providing quality healthcare within a world-class tourism destination."
Each of the new rooms provides Middle Eastern and Gulf in-patients with a multitude of amenities which aim to aid the patients' recovery more quickly and with peace of mind. The niceties include a Qibla, Quran, and prayer mats; Arabic-language media and entertainment; extra living space for family members and visitors; and a menu offering a variety of Halal Arabic cuisine.
Most importantly, however, Raffles Hospital offers Arabic-language concierge services for patients and their families, which include translation services, and appointment and airport pick-ups and transfers. All services are conducted by both male and female Arab doctors and staff.
"The rooms are well-designed and fitted out completely with all the necessities for an Arabic patient; amenities such as the Arabic television channels and delicious Halal cuisine are a joy to have," said Badriya Talib, a 60-year-old patient from the UAE. "The professionalism displayed by doctors and staffs here is excellent and Raffles deserves five stars for all these."