- First Hospital in the Middle East to Sign as Member
Doha, Qatar - Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra) announced today that it has joined the Global Tracheostomy Collaborative (GTC). There are currently 40 hospitals worldwide as part of the collaborative; Sidra is leading the way as the first hospital in the Middle East to sign up as a member.
Sidra's membership is being led by Dr. Patrick Sheehan, Division Chief for Otolaryngology in the Department of Surgery. "We are designing a quality of care and service that will feature evidence-based best practice methodologies from around the world. By joining the GTC, this is an opportunity for Sidra to get our tracheostomy care ready for the highest levels of practice. Our tracheostomy care team involves staff from nursing, speech and language therapy, education, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). They have many years of excellent experience from renowned institutions and together we are committed to offering the best holistic care possible," said Dr. Patrick Sheehan, Division Chief of Otolaryngology in the Department of Surgery at Sidra.