Tang Shiu Kin Hospital

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Tang Shiu Kin Hospital
Hospital Authority
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Tang Shiu Kin Hospital Community Ambulatory Care Centre
Tang Shiu Kin Hospital is located in Hong Kong
Tang Shiu Kin Hospital
Location 282 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong
Coordinates 22°16′31″N 114°10′40″E / 22.27541°N 114.17778°E / 22.27541; 114.17778Coordinates: 22°16′31″N 114°10′40″E / 22.27541°N 114.17778°E / 22.27541; 114.17778
Funding Public hospital
Hospital type Specialist
Network Hong Kong East Cluster
Emergency department No Accident & Emergency at Ruttonjee Hospital
Founded 1969 (1969)
Lists Hospitals in Hong Kong

Tang Shiu Kin Hospital (Chinese: 鄧肇堅醫院; Cantonese Yale: Dahngsiuhgīn Yīyún) is a hospital in Wan Chai on Hong Kong Island in Hong Kong. It was opened in 1969 to replace the Eastern Public Dispensary and other clinics on Hong Kong Island.

The hospital merged with Ruttonjee Hospital in 1998 to form one hospital and is a critical centre for emergency and vehicular accidents.

It was named after its benefactor, the late Sir Tang Shiu-Kin, Kt, C.B.E., LL.D. O.S.T. (Japan), J.P., KStJ, a famous Hong Kong philanthropist.

The Hong Kong Government and the Hospital Authority had approved a project to remodel the Tang Shiu Kin Hospital into a Community Ambulatory Care Centre. The remodelling project commenced in December 2002 and the new building was handed over to the hospital management on 1 April 2005. The centre houses a Traditional Chinese Medicine Clinic, A&E Training Centre, Family Medicine Training Centre, Integrated Clinic, Staff Clinic, Community Nursing Service, Pharmacy, Integrated Palliative Day Care Centre, Violet Peel General Outpatient Clinic, Wellness in Action and Allied Health Departments including Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy.

Formerly, some of the departments now parts of TSKH were located in Southorn Centre above Wan chai MTR Station, but had been move to TSKH since the hospital converted into a Community Ambulatory Care Centre


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