Appointments & Referrals

Sidra Medicine provides specialized healthcare to women, children and young people.

We accept referrals from all healthcare providers (private and public sector) and in some instances by a school nurse or counselor. Our Women’s Services accepts self-referrals.

Appointments are required for all Outpatient Clinic and Inpatient Services for women, children and young people. This does not apply for the Children’s Emergency Department – where your child will be assessed by experienced medical staff to determine the level of emergency and appropriate care options – immediate emergency care or urgent care.

Referrals and Self-referrals for Women’s Services

Sidra Medicine provides maternity, gynecological care as well as perinatal mental health services for women.

We accept referrals from all healthcare providers, including all PHCC’s, HMC and private clinics. Women considering Sidra Medicine as a private healthcare option can also self-refer.

  • For any inquiries about having your baby at Sidra, please contact our Women’s Care Coordination Team on 4003-7113.
  • For details about our self-funded maternity package prices please click here.
  • We also offer Maternity tours of our facility which can be booked here.
  • For information about Women’s Urgent Care and Obstetrics Triage Services, click here.
  • For Perinatal mental healthcare services, please ask for the Women’s Wellbeing Clinic by contacting the Sidra Medicine Hotline (4003-3333) and requesting an appointment.
Click here to schedule a tour of our maternity facility

clinical nursing team at information desk

Referrals for Children’s Services

Sidra Medicine’s Children’s Services accepts referrals from all healthcare providers (private and public sector) and in some instances by a school nurse or counselor.

For referrals from school nurses and counselors for child and adolescent psychiatry and child advocacy services. School counselors can email OPCReferrals@sidra.org to request for more details and a referral form.

Sidra Medicine has a Children’s Emergency Department and a Children’s Urgent Care Clinic, both which accept walk-in patients. Your child will be assessed by experienced medical staff to determine the level of emergency and appropriate care options – immediate emergency care or urgent care.

Who needs a referral?

All prospective patients need a referral – for children’s services this could be a referral from a public or private healthcare institution or from a school nurse.

For Women’s Services, referrals are accepted from a public or private healthcare institution. We also accept self-referrals.

Patients are scheduled for appointments (triaged) based on the urgency of care requirement.

Can I self-refer?

Self-referrals are only available for the following Women's Services:

Online Self-Referral

How do I refer a child as a school nurse or counselor?

Sidra Medicine accepts referrals from school nurses and counselors for child and adolescent psychiatry and child advocacy services. School counselors can email OPCReferrals@sidra.org to request for more details and a referral form.

Does my child need a referral to access emergency care?

Sidra Medicine has a Children’s Emergency Department and a Children’s Urgent Care Clinic, both which accept walk-in patients.

Your child will be assessed by experienced medical staff to determine the level of emergency and appropriate care options – immediate emergency care or urgent care.

Children and young people who come to the Children’s Emergency Department will be treated free of charge.

The Children’s Urgent Care Clinic will treat minor issues, where a charge for non-emergency treatment will apply. For more details, please call 4003 3333.

I have a referral, now how do I get an appointment?

Your referral will be processed and triaged based on the severity of your condition. A Sidra Medicine scheduler will be in contact to confirm your appointment date and time.

If your referral is from another healthcare institution, you will need to send the referral to Sidra Medicine yourself via:

Physical drop off: If you have a paper referral and would prefer to drop it to Sidra Medicine, there are referral drop-boxes at the Outpatient Clinic information desk and Tower A main desk of the main hospital. Please note that this is for referral drop off only and you will not be able to organize your appointment at the same time.

Once received, a Sidra Medicine scheduler will be in contact to confirm your appointment date and time.

How can I find more information on billing?

Sidra Medicine has a team of financial counselors to discuss care options, including payments and insurance coverage.

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