We take great pride in informing all our clients about the specialised team of qualified professionals that are on hand, wherever you are. Our Nurses are ready 24/7 for you and your loved ones. All our Nurses have Basic Life Support and First Aid training.

All our staff and nurses are vaccinated against COVID-19 and we do regular PCR tests to keep our clients and ourselves protected.

Florence Nightingale...

We take our name and inspiration from the founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale. Born in England in 1820, she became known as ‘The Lady with the Lamp’ as she nursed wounded soldiers during their darkest hours.

OUR Vision

To become the Elite Home Nursing Provider of choice in Dubai achieving Clinical Excellence and delivering an unparalleled standard of Healthcare at Home.

OUR mission

Extraordinary service is born out of strong and true foundations. It is this genuine passion for caring of the highest quality that drives consistent excellence and unwavering confidence in what we do. This begins with the constant education and support for every Nightingale employee that enables the enrichment of lives throughout communities. It is this invaluable effect that creates recognition of Nightingale as a leader in-home healthcare services.

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Nightingale nurses are on hand to take care of your loved ones, from morning until night.

Our team

Anna Mellor - CEO

Anna Mellor

CEO and Founder

Anna Mellor is the CEO and Founder of Nightingale Health Service’s LLC. Born in England she trained as a nurse at Birmingham University. She has 3 children (aged 25, 22 & 10) and a grandson (Hugo), and has been living in Dubai since 2004.

Anna founded Nightingale Health Service’s in 2016. Nightingales is licensed by Dubai Healthcare Authority (DHA) and is a Private Home care Provider with Nurses, Midwife’s and Health care assistants.

Anna States “Being a nurse and a mother, I saw a gap in the market for good quality community home care. I felt the community care wasn’t at the same standard as in the UK and that inspired me to start my own business in Dubai.

Nightingale has got an amazing team that works so hard to make this company one of the best in Dubai. I am very proud of my whole team and we have many exciting opportunities to look forward to.

Carol Shepard

Carol Shephard

Commercial Operations Director

Carol Shephard is the Commercial Operations Director, who comes to Nightingale with a wealth of healthcare and commercial experience primarily in the United Kingdom. As an experienced Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife with over 30 years of experience, Carol brings a depth of Nursing and Midwifery expertise to the Nightingale family. Coupled with that is a career in the pharmaceutical industry, working as a Key Account Manager which has provided an excellent commercial set of skills.

My passion has always been in healthcare, as both a health care professional and now working in healthcare management, which I really enjoy! To bring my passion and experience to Nightingale Health is my absolute pleasure, and I look forward to working with this outstanding team of talented individuals, who are all focused on the goal to provide the Best Quality Homecare Services for the clients of the UAE.

Doctor at Home Ahmed Idrisai Dubai

Dr.Ahmed Idrisai

General practitioner

Dr. Ahmed is a DHA Licensed Doctor with more than 4 years of experience in clinical medicine and he has worked in Dept. of Surgery , Dept. of Obstetric and Gynecology and Dept. of Pediatric. Dr. Ahmed recently moved to Dubai and worked as a Consultant GP. Prior to moving to the UAE, Dr. Ahmed was working as Senior Emergency Doctor in National Ribat University Hospital, Sudan. In his free time he loves to cook and read. He hails from Khartoum of Sudan. He’s an Arabic speaking Doctor.

Dr. Ahmed has done his MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery) and is licensed under DHA (Dubai Health Authority) and USML (United State Medical Licensing) and specializes in Pediatrics and OB/GYN

Wilma Puntanar Diana - Physiotherapist

Wilma Puntanar Diana


Wilma comes with a wealth of experience from her home country and in UAE. She’s a Board certified Physiotherapist in Dubai (DHA) and Philippines (Philippine Regulation Commission). She has rendered her service for more than a decade and helped lots of patients in their recovery to a happy everyday life. Wilma worked as a Chief Physiotherapist and Senior Physiotherapist in reputed Hospitals in Dubai.

Wilma’s field of expertise are Orthopedic, Musculoskeletal Cases, Sports Related Injury, Pre and Post operative cases, Respiratory cases, Geriatric and Neurological cases. She has received certified training in Brian’s Mulligan manual therapy, Clinical Taping, Orthopedic Manual Concept, Elastic Therapeutic Taping and Ergonomic Patient Safety.

Marichu Marticio

Marichu Marticio

Case Manager

Marichu is a Professional Registered Nurse specializes in Dialysis with more than a decade of experience working in different prestigious hospitals, clinics, and homecare settings on Gulf countries. Her deep commitment in Nursing and evidence-based knowledge in Dialysis as well as holistic approach to care, health, and well-being continue to underpin the key attributes of nursing and lead the nurses to highly respect their devotion to their nursing profession.

Nurses are angels that serve humanity and, through our actions, we protect the health and well-being of individuals as well as communities. Accordingly, as their Clinical Manager, it is my mission to drive my Nurses to practice giving their highest quality of care with compassion to all patients, in all settings and in all nursing disciplines in order to achieve our goal “ To deliver highest quality, accessible care resulting in excellent outcomes”.