Patient Charter

The Patient Charter describes the Vision, Mission Statement, Values, Facilities and non-medical services, Access to care, Complaint Procedure and Service Levels available at BDF  hospital.

  1. Vision
  2. Mission Statement
  3. Values
  4. Facilities and non-medical services
  5. Access to care
  6. Complaint Procedure
7. Service Levels
Service NameChannel of DeliveryService Levels
Appointments  BDF Hospital premises General Practice (GP) Clinics
  • To obtain an appointment for GP Clinics call 17766900 / 17766287 from 07:00 AM to 02:00 PM and 04:00 PM to 11:00 AM.
  • You can also visit GP Appointment Desk at BDF Hospital premises.
  • It is mandatory to present the patient identity card on arrival.
  • In case an appointment is cancelled one of the staff members will contact you.
  • Private Practice
  • To obtain an appointment for Private Practice 00973-17766555 from 03:00pm-08:00pm (SUN-THU).
  • To obtain Dental Appointments call 00973-17766081 / 17766473 from 03:00pm-08:00pm (SUN-THU).
  • For Private Practice you can also book the appointment 24/7 from the website at the following URL:
  • You can also visit Private Practice Patient Affairs Office at BDF Hospital premises.
  • Our call centre operates from 07:00am-07:00pm (SUN-THU).
  • It is mandatory to present the patient identity card on arrival.
  • In case an appointment is cancelled one of the staff members will contact you.
Doctor’s , clinics and pharmacies information BDF Hospital premises
BDF website -
  • Contact details, clinic schedule and medical staff professions is available at the website under the Specialities section
  • Such information is also available at the respective clinic at BDF Hospital premises.
  • The information provided is accurate and correct as of 18-08-2014 , if there is any change, it will be updated.
  • Information about the Pharmaceutical Services in Royal Medical Services is located 24/7 on the website at the following location under the Organization & Divisions section (
  • Private Pharmacy - Working Hours: 08:00am - 02:00pm & 03:00pm - 08:00pm(Sunday-Thursday), 09:00am - 02:00pm(Saturday), 11:00am - 02:pm(Friday)
Admissions BDF Hospital
  • Information about the admission is found in the Admissions policy located in Access to Care section
  • The registration of scheduled inpatients takes place during normal working hours at times specified by the Admitting Department; currently the hours are; 0700 to 1100 daily
  • Unscheduled patients (emergency admissions) are registered by the Admitting Department during any time 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Once the patient is present at the premises:
  • The attending physician will explain to the patient any applicable charges that he might expect as a result of hospitalization and management of care.
  • The staff nurse will instruct the patient to complete all required investigations at least one week prior to the scheduled admission
  • The Staff Nurse will inform the patient of the following:
  • Date and time of Admission.
  • Location of admission.
  • Permissible and non-permissible belongings to be brought by the patient on admission.
  • Remind the patient to bring the Admission Card on the day of admission.
  • Refer patients with financial problems to the Social Worker's Office/
  • Obtain correct contact numbers from the patient or his guardian.
  • The Admitting Department provides the patient with patient bill of rights at the time of registration. If the patient is admitted directly from Accident and Emergency or Outpatient Department, the admitting Nurse will provide the Patient / Family with the patient's Rights at the time of admission.
  • If the patient is not entitled for free care, the patient will be referred to the cashier to settle the payment prior to admission in non-emergency cases.
Blood Donations BDF Hospital
  • Donors can donate blood at Blood Bank Donor Section at BDF Hospital premises.
  • Working Hours: 07:00am - 01:00pm (Sunday - Thursday).
  • It is mandatory to present the identity card at the counter on arrival.
Continuity of care BDF Hospital
  • Information about the continuity of care is found in the continuity of care policy located in Access to Care section.
  • During all phases of care, a qualified individual from the BDF Interdisciplinary Health Care Team shall be identified for the patient’s care and is documented in the medical records of the patient.
  • Reports / documents completed by all health care providers must be available in patient’s medical record at all times.
Discharge BDF Hospital
  • Discharge planning procedures shall be followed to ensure patients are discharged effectively and efficiently, allowing for optimal utilization of available resources at the BDF hospital.
Banoon ART Centre BDF Hospital
  • Clinic timings are Sunday to Thursday 07:00 am to 02:00 pm.
  • For appointments you can call +973 17766483 and +973 17766990
  • Information about Banoon Art Center is available at the website in the following URL:
  • Your need for confidentiality and privacy are respected at all times and your comments are responded to so as to continually improve our service.