Royal Commission Hospital, Jubail

The Royal Commission Hospital is a 216-bed secondary hospital located in Jubail, on the east coast of Saudi Arabia and along the coast of the beautiful Arabian Gulf. The hospital holds JCI accreditation.

In the 1970's The Royal Commission was established to help diversify Saudi Arabia's economy. As part of its mission, The Royal Commission developed large petrochemical- and energy- intensive "industrial cities", including in Jubail. Jubail Industrial City is considered to be one of the largest and most modern industrial complexes in Asia.

Jubail's Industrial Zone is home to factories, desalination plants, oil refineries, etc. whereas the Residential Area is located on an adjacent island linked to the mainland.

The Royal Commission Hospital, and four healthcare centers, was established to provide health and emergency services to:

  1. The Royal Commission's employees and their families.
  2. The population, of all ages, living in Jubail Industrial City.
  3. Referrals from Primary healthcare centers.
  4. SABIC company employees and their families (SABIC is a manufacturing company, and major investor in Jubail Industrial City)
  5. Patients seeking services at their own expenses.

The hospital's specialties include:

  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Emergency Services (200+ visits per day of which 30-40% are trauma)
  • Surgery (7 ORs and an average of 250 surgeries per month)
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology (125 deliveries per month of which 25-30% are C-sections)
  • Cardiology
  • Physical Therapy
  • Psychiatry
  • Pediatrics and Neonatology
  • Dental

Attracted by the industrial work opportunities, Jubail is home to many expatriates from all over the world, making it a diverse place to live and work.

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia, population of approximately 34 million (2020 est.; 62% Saudis, 38% expatriates), with mountains and the Red Sea on the west coast, the Arabian Gulf on the east coast, and the Empty Quarter in the middle.

Mecca and Medina, the two most holy cities in Islam, are located north of Jeddah. The country's majority religion is Sunni Islam. Common recreational activities pursued by Westerners: desert camping, swimming and diving in the Red Sea, running, tennis, hiking in the mountains. more



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