Shah Alam settlers has had its fair share of inconvenience regarding their options to receive health treatments over the years. As of late, people from Shah Alam in need of medical attention had to go to Tengku Ampuan Rahimah Hospital located in Klang. Other options is to opt for private clinics and medical centres which medium-level to low-level income groups would find inconvenient.

Hospital Shah Alam (HSA) started construction back in 2007 and said to be completed in 2011. Discrepancies followed and the construction was delayed indefinitely. A second construction company took over in 2010 and finished construction early 2015.

In October, Hospital Shah Alam located in Seksyen 7 near i-City have opened their doors to outpatients. After a seven-year delay, the cost shot up to RM565m. The people of Shah Alam can breathe a sigh of relief.

The Sun quoted Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam as saying: “Inpatient services will start in phases in November, and full services of the hospital’s 14 specialties will be available by next year.” In January 2016 the hospital will be fully operational, accepting outpatients as well as inpatients into the 300-bed hospital facility.

“The equipment has arrived and we are currently in the midst of testing the equipment and making sure that the computer system works properly before admitting patients.”

said Dr Subramaniam in a NST report.The Tengku Ampuan Rahimah Hospital (HTAR) will now be less congested as the community from Shah Alam now can visit the new hospital there.

Hospital Shah Alam Finally Opens Its Doors
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