History

Bugshan Hospital, is one of the main private hospitals in Jeddah. The hospital is strategically situated at the crossing of two main roads in Jeddah, Prince Mohamed Bin Abdel Aziz Street (also known as Tahlia Street) and Madinah Road. The hospital was purposely built in the year 1980 to serve Jeddah community and had since undergone a major renovation between 1998 and 2002. It has 111 beds capacity.

The hospital offers its medical services to all age groups starting from new born babies to geriatric patients in all main medical specialties. The hospital receives all patients with all aged groups without limit or restrictions. It also offers its services to all nationalities in community whether national or resident. The hospital complies with government regulations to check on residence documentations except in emergency when services are offered as needed.

Facilities

Bugshan Hospital is structurally designed as two towers that are connected at the ground and first floors. The main tower has all clinical support services, inpatient wards, critical care areas and operating theatres, while the other tower contains all outpatient services including dental department and haemodialysis unit.

Management & Staff

The hospital is staffed with physicians of various nationalities who are employed by the hospital according to qualifications, experience and need of the departments. Qualifications of physicians vary from local to Middle Eastern or Western qualifications according to rules and regulations specified by The Saudi commission for Health Specialities. Nursing staff are recruited again either locally from national community or international residents and also recruited from abroad mainly from Philippines and India according to regulations set by Saudi government.

Hospital Departments are staffed according to work schedules based on needs and hospital rules and regulations. Accident and emergency, Diagnostic Imaging & Nuclear Medicine Department, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Department are open round the clock in addition to pharmacy. ICU and CCU are physically staffed by specialized physicians round the clock. There are in house specialist covering inpatients and emergency cases in main specialties i.e. ob/gyne and pediatrics. Med surgical patients are also covered by ward resident around the clock. There is always a qualified consultant to attend in case of emergency in less than 30 minutes if needed for all main medical specialties i.e. internal medicines, general surgery and other surgical services ob/gyne, pediatrics and anesthesia. Staffing schedules are always available and distributed in all critical care areas and telephone central switch board. The hospital uses mobile phones and land phone during off hours to call physicians and there is also a hospital internal calling system to call physicians during working hours in case of emergency.