Further to the approved re-commissioning plan, after extensive and careful review and strong recommendation by Infection Control Expert and Consultants from johns Hopkins and University Collage of London Hospitals who visited KAMC-Riyadh this week and as recommended by MNGHA Infection prevention and Control to allocate the Surgical Tower as temporary Corona Isolation Unit for the next few weeks .
The selection of Surgical Tower is based on location , control of accessibility of ICU , and availability of negative pressure .. Therefore, confirmed and suspected cases of MERS-CoV will be gradually transferred to the Surgical Tower over the next few days .
The following measures has been established as part of the re-commissioning plan :
I would like to take this opportunity to sincerely appreciate all healthcare staff who have been taking care of our patients for their excellent clinical care and standards .
Please take all necessary steps from Medical, Operational and Infection Prevention and Control Department to achieve this plan .
I look forward to seeing us all working together to overcome this challenging crisis .