Abu Dhabi, UAE – 28 February 2018: The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) announced today that it has appointed NMC Healthcare to manage operations of Ruwais Hospital, bringing best-in-class medical services and experience to its employees, the Ruwais community and the broader Al Dhafra Region.
ADNOC also announced it has selected VPS Healthcare to operate the medical services at its onshore and offshore sites, as the company strengthens its focus on core business operations, in line with its 2030 smart growth strategy.
Under the agreement with NMC Healthcare the range and scope of healthcare services available at Ruwais Hospital will be expanded. Meanwhile, VPS Healthcare will utilise its experience of managing medical facilities to enhance the services available to ADNOC’s site employees, whose wellbeing is a top company priority.
The separate agreements were signed by Rashed Saud Al Shamsi, Director of Business and Commercial Support, on behalf of ADNOC, and Prasanth Manghat, CEO and Executive Director of NMC Healthcare and Dr. Shamsheer Vayalil, Chairman and Managing Director of VPS Healthcare.
Al Shamsi said: “These agreements reaffirm ADNOC’s commitment to the welfare of our employees and the communities in which we operate. The extensive experience of NMC Healthcare and VPS Healthcare, in providing healthcare services, will ensure our people and their families, our contractors and the wider communities will continue to have access to the highest quality diagnostic services and medical treatment.”
In line with its 2030 strategy, ADNOC is focusing on its core strengths to achieve its strategic business goals, while partnering with qualified companies, including those with the right expertise from the private sector to provide best-in-class services in non-core areas.
Manghat said: “NMC is pleased to be selected to help ADNOC usher in the next era of best-in-class medical care at Ruwais Hospital. We look forward to working closely with ADNOC to meet the wide-ranging healthcare needs of the ever-growing community in Ruwais and the Al Dhafra Region.”
NMC Healthcare is the largest private healthcare company in the UAE. With a team of over 2,000 doctors and 18,000 paramedical and support personnel, NMC owns and manages over 135 healthcare facilities that includes hospitals, medical centres, long term care facilities, day surgery centres, fertility clinics and home health services.
Dr. Vayalil said: “VPS Healthcare and RPM are proud to work with ADNOC to continue building on the high quality of medical services available at ADNOC’s sites. We are committed to supporting ADNOC’s efforts to ensure 100% HSE in everything we do.”
VPS Healthcare is an integrated healthcare service provider with 20 operational hospitals, over 125 medical centres, 10,000 employees and medical support services spread across the Middle East, Europe and India.