HCF (Health Care Facilities)

Overview



The Health Care Facilities Licensing (HCF) Department’s primary function is to receive and register requests for licensing and operation of health care facilities, and to ensure that technical and engineering requirements are provided in the facility.

The Health Facilities Regulatory Department is concerned with exercising the functions of NHRA in relation to the provisions of law no. (21) of 2015 concerning private health care facilities, and in particular to the following functions: 

  • Receive and register requests for licensing and operation of health care facilities, amending the activity of licensed health facilities, approval on partial or total closure, and waiver of the facility.  In addition to requests such as; completion of documents and requirements.
  • Inspecting facilities, to ensure the extent of fulfilling technical and engineering safety regulations required for approving license requests prior to renewal of such license, or issuance of final approvals for new facilities.