United Christian Hospital

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United Christian Hospital
Hospital Authority and the Hong Kong Christian Council
United Christian Hospital logo.svg
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United Christian Hospital is located in Hong Kong
United Christian Hospital
Geography
Location 130 Hip Wo Street, Kwun Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Coordinates 22°19′23″N 114°13′37″E / 22.32318°N 114.22699°E / 22.32318; 114.22699Coordinates: 22°19′23″N 114°13′37″E / 22.32318°N 114.22699°E / 22.32318; 114.22699
Organisation
Funding Public hospital
Hospital type General
Network Kowloon East Cluster
Services
Emergency department Yes Accident & Emergency
Beds 1,403
History
Founded 6 December 1973 (1973-12-06)
Links
Website www.uch.org.hk
Lists Hospitals in Hong Kong

United Christian Hospital (Chinese: 基督教聯合醫院) is an acute care hospital in Kwun Tong of New Kowloon in Hong Kong, operated by the Hospital Authority. The hospital has 1,174 beds and staff of 3,000, serving East Kowloon in Hong Kong.

Founded in 1973, it has links to Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital via the Hong Kong Christian Council.[1] The hospital's first chief medical superintendent was Dr. Edward Hamilton Paterson.[2]

History[edit]

The hospital has its foundation stone laid on 2 April 1971 by the Governor of Hong Kong, David Trench, and was officially opened on 6 December 1973 by Murray MacLehose, the then Governor of Hong Kong.[3][4]

Services[edit]

The hospital provides in-patient, day-patient and out-patient care; it also manages the psychiatry, physiotherapy, occupational therapy and geriatric day hospital services of Yung Fung Shee Memorial Centre as well as the Eye Clinic, pharmacy and radiology services of the Pamela Youde Polyclinic at Cha Kwo Ling Road.

The hospital provides Community Nursing Services (CNS) to the patients in Kwun Tong.[5]

Overview of the hospital

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "United Christian Hospital". 
  2. ^ "British Medical Journal". Br Med J 280 (6206): 29–31. January 1980. PMC 1600500. PMID 7357261. 
  3. ^ "'Hongkong—land of harmony'". South China Morning Post (Hong Kong). 3 April 1971. p. 4. 
  4. ^ "$46m hospital for Kun Tong residents". South China Morning Post (Hong Kong). 7 December 1973. p. 12. 
  5. ^ "Community Nursing Service". 

External links[edit]

Official website