Drydocks World ties up with top eye hospital
Dubai, October 5, 2011
Drydocks World-Dubai, a premier ship repair, conversion company, has signed an agreement with Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai for provision of specialist eye care services to its staff.
The Dubai hospital is the first overseas branch of the renowned 200-year-old Moorfields Eye Hospital in London.
As per the agreement, Moorfields will provide specialist eye care services for the company’s eligible employees and their dependents, said a company statement.
The agreement covers surgical and other procedures for employees, who can be treated by Moorfields as out-patient or day-care patients at the hospital, with the added benefit and convenience of direct billing.
Drydocks World–Dubai has a large permanent workforce and welfare provision includes modern accommodation, security, food courts and recreation facilities, as well as medical care.
Dr Chris Canning, medical director at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai, said, "Moorfields is delighted to be working with one of Dubai’s most respected and successful companies, and operating alongside the company’s own on-site medical team, to provide additional specialist eye care for employees and their dependents."
"This direct eye care service agreement clearly demonstrates the commitment by Drydocks World-Dubai to providing employees with a high standard of medical care."
"Moorfields will be providing diagnostics, emergency care, surgical and non surgical treatment for a variety of eye conditions through our dedicated team of specialist eye consultants and nurses, who are based permanently in Dubai," he added.-TradeArabia News Service