Hong Kong Baptist Hospital

Hong Kong Baptist Hospital (HKBH) is a Nonprofit Christian hospital in Kowloon, Hong Kong.

Hong Kong Baptist Hospital
Baptist Convention of Hong Kong
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Hong Kong Baptist Hospital
Hong Kong Baptist Hospital is located in Hong Kong
Hong Kong Baptist Hospital
Geography
Location222 Waterloo Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Coordinates22°20′24″N 114°10′48″E / 22.33996°N 114.17988°E / 22.33996; 114.17988Coordinates: 22°20′24″N 114°10′48″E / 22.33996°N 114.17988°E / 22.33996; 114.17988
Organisation
Care systemPrivate
FundingNon-profit hospital
TypeDistrict General, Teaching
Affiliated universitySchool of Nursing, Hong Kong Metropolitan University
Services
Emergency departmentNo Accident & Emergency
Beds800
History
Opened1963; 60 years ago (1963)
Links
Websitewww.hkbh.org.hk
ListsHospitals in Hong Kong

It is located in Kowloon Tong, Kowloon City District, Kowloon.[1][2] However, the official address is 222 Waterloo Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong,[3] omitting the neighbourhood and the district.

BackgroundEdit

Founded in 1963, it was the first private hospital in Hong Kong. It does not provide accident and emergency (A&E) services.[4] HKBH has more than 860 beds and approximately 2200 staff.[5]

HKBH is one of the social service institutions of the Baptist Convention of Hong Kong. It is wholly self-financing and non-profit. It provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services and is well regarded not only in Hong Kong but also in China. As an example, among Hong Kong's private sector hospitals, HKBH has the most mainland expectant mothers giving birth.[6]

HKBH has an active nursing school and is committed to educational development. It is affiliated with the Open University of Hong Kong, which enables nurses to be trained up to the university degree standard [7]

Hong Kong Baptist Hospital is involved in international healthcare accreditation, and for many years it has been subjected to rigorous bi-annual survey by the UK's QHA Trent Accreditation Scheme which is a variant of the Trent Accreditation Scheme.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kowloon City District Map" (PDF). Electoral Affairs Commission. 2015. Retrieved 30 August 2019.
  2. ^ 【私院檢測】首間私院暫停公眾檢測服務 浸會醫院:核酸檢測樣本供應緊張. topick (in Chinese (Hong Kong)). Hong Kong Economic Times Holdings. 21 July 2020. Retrieved 24 January 2021.
  3. ^ "How to Get There". Hong Kong Baptist Hospital. Retrieved 24 January 2021.
  4. ^ "List of all Accident & Emergency Departments", Hospital Authority, Hong Kong
  5. ^ "About HKBH". Hong Kong Baptist Hospital. Retrieved 24 June 2018.
  6. ^ Rogers, Melanie G., "Hong Kong Suffers Nursing Shortage, Baptist Hospital CEO Says", Bloomberg News, Hong Kong, May 31, 2007
  7. ^ "OUHK partners with Baptist Hospital to train nurses"

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