Location & Directions to Hammoud Hospital
Hammoud Hospital is located in the Iskandarani district of Saida.
Getting to Hammoud Hospital University Medical Center:
- From the North: Take the East Boulevard (Dr. Nazih El-Bizri Boulevard), driving South. Keep straight, passing through four roundabouts. When reaching the fifth roundabout (Al-Kouds Place), make a right (going West). Drive for another 200 m and the hospital is located on your right.
- From Rafik Hariri International Airport: Take the main coastal highway south towards Saida (35 km). When you reach Saida, follow the detailed directions above (From the North).
- From the South: Take the main coastal highway North towards Saida. Take the South Boulevard exit and drive through until reaching the Martyrs Square (at the end of the South Boulevard). Continue north towards Al-Kouds Place. There, make a right (going west). Drive for another 200 m and the hospital is located on your right.
- From the East: Take Jezzine Street driving east until reaching Eliyya roundabout in Saida, then make a left driving south. Pass one roundabout to reach the second one (Al-Kouds Place). There, make a right (going West). Drive for another 200 m and the hospital is located on your right.
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Patient and Visitor Parking Information
Parking is available at the hospital for visitors.
Information desks are located on the ground floor at the main entrance, emergency room, and on the 1st Floor in the Private Clinics. Desks are staffed with knowledgeable staff that can help answer any questions. (Ext 1931/1932).
Patient Information/Patient Privacy
Patient privacy is important to Hammoud Hospital UMC. Patients have the right to limit access and confidentiality. Patients can indicate to the admissions or nursing staff that no information is to be shared about their condition and/or that they wish not to have visitors. If such a request has been made, it will be communicated to you. Our staff is trained to respect all patient’s wishes based on their personal beliefs and are required to follow all policies for the maintenance of patient-healthcare worker confidentiality of clinical and personal information.
Waiting Room for Families
Waiting rooms are available on each floor of the hospital. A small consultation room is available in the ICU for family members to speak privately with a doctor.
Coffee Shop and Cafeteria
There is a cafeteria located on the 7th Floor of the hospital. The Coffee Shop is located next to the main entrance of the hospital.
Meals With a Patient
Visitors can share a meal with the patient they are visiting. If you are planning to bring food into the hospital for a patient, please check with the patient’s nurse or clinician before doing so.
Visitors who have an active transmissible illness are kindly requested to avoid visiting any patient rooms. For visitors who have been exposed to any transmissible infectious disease such as chicken pox, tuberculosis (TB), mumps or measles within three weeks of their visit, please speak with the patient’s nurse before visiting.
Visiting hours are available daily, from 9 am to 12 pm and 2 pm to 8 pm in most patient care areas. Visitors must be at least 12 years old. You are required to leave the room while a patient is receiving a treatment. After 8 pm, visitors are not allowed on patient floors unless they have obtained an overnight permit.
Intensive Care Units (ICU, CCU, CSU and ICN) have different visiting hours; from 10 am to 11 am and 3 pm to 4 pm daily.
There are special considerations for siblings of pediatric patients and children of obstetric patients.