1. Do I get informed of my expected stay in the hospital?
Yes, the doctor determines the expected period of clinical stay, and you can also communicate with the Director of cases for more information.
2. How can I request a meeting, or to communicate with the medical team during my clinical stay?
You can meet a doctor during his daily round for the patients or by requesting a meeting with the medical team if necessary during the clinical stay by the Director of cases or the ward clerk.
3. Who is the person authorized to disclose the patient's medical status?
King Fahd Medical City applies strict conditions to keep the patient's privacy and no one outside the medical team has right to access to patient information. The consultant physician in charge of the patient is the person authorized to talk and to disclose any medical information about the diagnosis and the patient's medical status as well as the treatment plan.
4. Will medical equipment be provided to the patient when discharged?
The patient needs are determined by the medical team or the treating physician where it is forwarded to the home care to be provided by the facilities available.