Medical Service

 

Medical Consultation

We have 8 full time doctors to provide comprehensive family medicine care to our university members.

After medical consultation and assessment, if necessary, medications will be provided at our pharmacy and when indicated, patient can be referred to a specialist.

Patients can book appointments in advance, either by telephone or through the internet. We also accommodate walk-in type of consultation in a daily basis.

Minor Procedure

We perform a wide range of medical procedures in our operating room including:

  1. Removal of small benign skin lesions
  2. Wart removal
  3. Suturing of wounds
  4. Drainage of abscess
  5. Removal of foreign body
  6. Cryotherapy by liquid nitrogen

 

Health Examinations

  • Pre/Post-employment examination for specific post
  • Health examination for radiation protection
  • Health certificate for student exchange program
  • Teaching certificate
  • Health certificate for nursery/school entrance
  • Health examination for special at risk groups
  • Others

 

Nursing Service

Our nursing team provides primary nursing services including:

  1. Advice on health education
  2. Physical assessment procedures
  3. Injection, Immunization and Vaccination
  4. Wound Care
  5. Observation care

 

Pharmacy

Our formulary covers a broad range of medications from short term remedial preparations to chronic maintenance therapeutics.

 

Laboratory Service

Our Medical Laboratory is a participant of the Quality Assurance Program organized by the Hong Kong Medical Technology Association (HKMTA), which ensures all test results performed by the laboratory are accurate and up to standard.

It provides on site specimens collection and testing.

Physiotherapy Service

Our physiotherapists provide a wide range of services mostly related to musculoskeletal problem and injuries. Physiotherapy requires referral from our UHS staff physician.

Physiotherapy Treatments Modalities Provided:

  1. Interferential Therapy (IFT)
  2. Traction
  3. Ultrasound (US)
  4. Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES)
  5. Manual Therapy
  6. Exercise Therapy
  7. Chest Therapy
  8. Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) (subsidized additional charge required)
  9. Modern Acupuncture (subsidized additional charge required)

 

What to do in Case of Emergency?

In the event of accident or emergency, remain calm.

1. When UHS is open

  • For information of emergency care service, call UHS enquiry line at 3943 6422.

2. When UHS is closed

  • For urgent medical attention, go straight to the Accident and Emergency (A&E) Departmentof Hospital Authority (HA) hospitals.  The nearest A&E of HA hospitals to the Chinese University is the Prince of Wales Hospital in Shatin.
  • For ambulance service, dial 999. Identify yourself and give your exact location.  For those calling in the Campus, it is advisable to notify the Security Office at 3943 7999.  The security patrol car has been equipped with automated external defibrillator (AED), thus AED can be applied when necessary before the ambulance arrived.  Also, the ambulance can be directed to the exact location more readily.

For those who have problem of domestic violence, stay calm and leave home temporarily.  Consider to call the organisations below for assistance:

  • For those having counselling service from Social Welfare Department (SWD) recently, seek assistance from SWD.
  • Channels for women for seeking assistance:
    – Wai On House for Women (Tel: 2343 2255 – 24-hour)
    – Harmony House (Tel: 2522 0434 – 24-hour)
    – Christian Family Services Centre (Tel: 2787 6865 – 24-hour)
    – Sunrise Court (Tel: 2890 8318 – 24-hour)
  • Channels for men for seeking assistance:
    – Sunrise House (Tel: 2307 8001 – during office hours)
    – Caritas Family Crisis Support Centre (Tel: 2383 2122 – 24-hour)
    – Christian Family Services Centre (Tel: 2787 1355 – during office hours)
    – Hong Kong Jockey Club Lok Fu Hostel (Tel: 2336 6860 – 24-hour)
  • Other channels for seeking assistance:
    – Social Welfare Department (Tel: 2343 2255 – 24-hour)
    – Caritas Hotline (Tel: 18288 – voice message)
    – The Hong Kong Council of Social Service Mutual Aid Helpline (Tel: 1878 668 – voice message)

For emergency, dial 999 for assistance from the Police.

Updated: May 2023