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RCSI delegation visits King Hamad University Hospital, Bahrain

10 December 2010

An RCSI delegation, lead by Professor Cathal Kelly CEO, RCSI, visited the King Hamad University Hospital earlier this week.  The visit was hosted by Brig. Dr. Salman Ateyatalla Al Khalifa, Director of the Hospital.

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Professor Cathal Kelly presenting Sheikh Salman with a painting of the College

The King Hamad University Hospital (KHGH) will be a major teaching hospital for RCSI Bahrain. Following the recent signing of a services contract with the Bahrain Defense Forces (BDF), progress is being made between RCSI and the BDF.  This agreement will incorporate joint clinical appointments, between the University and the Hospital. Michael McGrail, Director for Corporate Strategy will lead this project for RCSI. Tina Joyce and John Diviney will manage the project in Bahrain. 

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The  RCSI delegation pass through the reception area of the new hospital