Oman's Ministry of Health takes strict action against errant doctor

August 09, 2018

The Ministry of Health (MoH) said on Wednesday that the doctor who refused to treat a child at Sultan Qaboos Hospital in Salalah is being fired.

In a tweet, the ministry said, “In reference to what has been circulated on social media, we would like to clarify that the process of terminating the services of the doctor is being finalised, in accordance with the regulations and laws governing healthcare work in the country. We affirm our intolerance for those who fail to perform their duties.”

The incident was first reported on August 3 by the ministry, stating that it is following up the matter.