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King Fahad Medical City / FAQ's / Wards & Escorts

1. Do I have the right to escort an inpatient?
Escorting the patient during hospital stay is subject to the approval of the doctor, except for children, as they must be escorted by the mother (or the closest relative of the child) at the Children Specialized Hospital. Escorting the patient in intensive care units is prohibited.

2. Are there any conditions that must be met by the escort?
Yes, the age of the escort must be over seventeen years old with good health condition. if the escort is pregnant, she must not be past the 6th month of pregnancy. It is necessary that the escort sign the escort form which contains instructions and responsibilities that ensure the safety of the patient and the rights of the escort.​