Patient Handbook

Patient Handbook - Admission



Admission

The infection control policy of Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) has been in effect since 15 October 2013. Patients who meet the screening criteria would be screened for VRE on admission and precautionary measures would be implemented. For enquiries, please contact Infection Control Team at 2835 8718.

  1. Booking for admission must be made through the patient's attending doctor. (Booking for delivery - please click here for details.)
  2. You are advised to bring with you the following personal items: pyjamas, dressing gown, slippers, towels, toothbrush and toilet articles. Please do not bring valuables or large sums of money with you as the Hospital is not responsible for any loss of your belongings. Do not leave your purse, cash, jewellery, watch, portable radio, mobile phone, etc, unattended at any time.

    Lock up your belongings or leave them with the nurse on duty when you leave your room to go to the toilet, make a telephone call, or go to the Operating Theatre, Delivery Room or Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology. For private room patients, please close and lock the door when leaving the room.
  3. Please bring along your Hong Kong Identity Card / Passport and deposit for registration on admission. Details of guarantor and emergency contact person should also be provided upon admission. (Patients under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent / guardian, and birth certificate must be provided.  We encourage one parent / guardian companion in the Paediatric Ward at all times.)
  4. You are required to provide information, such as name, telephone number and Hong Kong Identity Card / Passport number, of a guarantor aged 18 or above. The guarantor should present his/ her Hong Kong Identity Card / Passport to the Hospital for registration purpose.