United Christian Hospital
|United Christian Hospital|
|Hospital Authority and the Hong Kong Christian Council|
|Location||130 Hip Wo Street, Kwun Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong|
|Hospital type||District General , Teaching|
|Affiliated university||Medical Faculty of the Chinese University of Hong Kong|
|Network||Kowloon East Cluster|
|Emergency department||Yes Accident & Emergency|
|Founded||6 December 1973|
|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.
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, Trench's successor as Governor of Hong Kong.
- Accident & Emergency
- Medicine & Geriatrics
- General Surgery
- Obstetrics and Gynaecology
- Orthopaedic and Traumatic Surgery
- Intensive Care
- Diagnostic Radiology
- Dentistry & Maxillofacial Surgery.
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.
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