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Yan Chai Hospital (Chinese: 仁濟醫院; Cantonese Yale: Yàhnjai Yīyún) is an acute hospital under the Kowloon West Cluster of the Hospital Authority, providing acute and extended care services to the Tsuen Wan community and its neighbouring areas. The hospital was founded by the Yan Chai Hospital Board of Directors in 1973.[1]

Yan Chai Hospital
Hospital Authority and the Board of Directors of Yan Chai Hospital
Yan Chai Hospital logo.svg
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The main service building (Block B) of Yan Chai Hospital
Yan Chai Hospital is located in Hong Kong
Yan Chai Hospital
Geography
Location7-11 Yan Chai Street, Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong
Coordinates22°22′11″N 114°07′11″E / 22.3697°N 114.1197°E / 22.3697; 114.1197Coordinates: 22°22′11″N 114°07′11″E / 22.3697°N 114.1197°E / 22.3697; 114.1197
Organisation
FundingGovernment hospital
Hospital typeDistrict, Community
Affiliated universityYan Chai Hospital Chow Cheuk Ming School of Nursing
NetworkKowloon West Cluster
Services
Emergency departmentYes, Accident and Emergency
HelipadNo
History
Founded1973 (1973)
Links
Websitewww.yanchai.org.hk
ListsHospitals in Hong Kong

HistoryEdit

Yan Chai Hospital opened its doors to patients on 28 August 1973, and was officially opened on 24 October 1973 by the Hong Kong Governor, Murray MacLehose. The hospital was built and equipped at a cost of about HK$5.5 million, of which HK$1.7 million was funded by the Hong Kong Government, HK$0.4 million by the Royal Hong Kong Jockey Club, and the rest by the directors of the hospitals.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Yan Chai Hospital". Hong Kong: Hospital Authority. Retrieved 10 July 2014.
  2. ^ "Governor opens new hospital in Tsun Wan". South China Morning Post. Hong Kong. 25 October 1973. p. 6.