Grantham Hospital

Grantham Hospital (Chinese: 葛量洪醫院; Cantonese Yale: Gotlèuhnghùhng Yīyún) is a specialist cardiothoracic hospital located at Wong Chuk Hang and is part of the Hong Kong West Cluster. It is a tertiary referral centre providing specialist service in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiology, paediatric cardiology, tuberculosis & chest medicine and cardio-pulmonary infirmary. In 2003 and 2004, palliative medicine and acute geriatrics service were set up respectively after Nam Long Hospital has been closed down in December 2003.

Grantham Hospital
Hospital Authority and the Hong Kong Tuberculosis, Chest and Heart Diseases Association
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Grantham Hospital is located in Hong Kong
Grantham Hospital
Geography
Location125 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong
Coordinates22°15′04″N 114°10′23″E / 22.25108°N 114.17309°E / 22.25108; 114.17309Coordinates: 22°15′04″N 114°10′23″E / 22.25108°N 114.17309°E / 22.25108; 114.17309
Organisation
FundingPublic hospital
Hospital typeSpecialist , Teaching
Affiliated universityLi Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong
NetworkHong Kong West Cluster
Services
Emergency departmentNo Accident & Emergency at Queen Mary Hospital or Gleneagles Hong Kong Hospital
Beds372
History
Founded1957 (1957)
Links
ListsHospitals in Hong Kong

The hospital is founded in 1957 by the Hong Kong Tuberculosis, Chest and Heart Diseases Association and renamed for Alexander Grantham, a former Governor of Hong Kong. It has 372 beds and 544 staff.

The hospital is affiliated with the Medical faculty of the University of Hong Kong, providing clinical attachment opportunities for its medical students. The University's divisions of cardiothoracic surgery, cardiology and paediatric cardiology have their bases here. However, it has been proposed that these acute services will be relocated to the Queen Mary Hospital (the Flagship teaching hospital of the University) in the coming future for better and more efficient use of resources. Grantham Hospital will then become a hospital dedicated to chronic and palliative care.

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