Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital signs agreement with Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai

DUBAI, 31st October, 2016 (WAM) — Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital, the UAE’s first dedicated paediatric hospital, has signed an agreement with Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai for the provision of paediatric ophthalmology services in Al Jalila, effective from 27th October.

Relocation of Moorfields’ current Paediatric Ophthalmology team and services to Al Jalila Children’s Hospital will enable them to provide comprehensive ophthalmic care under one roof, and will contribute to Al Jalila Children’s vision to be recognised as one of the top 10 paediatric hospitals in the world in years to come.

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai will continue to provide its comprehensive range of paediatric ophthalmology services under its name from the new location in Al Jalila Children’s. The Dubai branch is the first overseas branch of Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in London, founded over 200 years ago.