Outpatient services are generally provided in a clinic setting, where patients are not formally admitted to the hospital and do not stay overnight. Patients can consult to specialists or general practitioners, have some laboratory tests, or undergo some medical procedures as physiotherapy, immune booster(hyperlink), vaccination (hyperlink), etc.
Outpatient care enables people to receive a diagnosis, procedure, assessment, treatment, or education without admission to the hospital. Outpatient care also reduces demand on other parts of the health system and is a critical link between primary and tertiary health care.
Outpatient services often play an important role in a patient’s care journey because of the wide range of care they provide. Click here to book an appointment. You may also find it useful to read the outpatient guide before coming to the hospital.