Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital

Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital, or HKSH, is a private hospital established in 1922 in Happy Valley, Hong Kong.

Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital
Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital Limited
Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital (center glass building and adjacent white building)
Geography
Location2 Village Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong
Coordinates22°16′10″N 114°10′59″E
Organisation
Care systemPrivate
FundingFor-profit hospital
TypeDistrict General, Teaching
Affiliated universityLi Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong and School of Nursing, Open University of Hong Kong
Services
Emergency departmentNo Accident & Emergency
Beds480
History
Opened1922; 100 years ago (1922)
Links
Websitewww.hksh.com
ListsHospitals in Hong Kong
Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital
Traditional Chinese養和醫院
Simplified Chinese养和医院
Literal meaningYeung Wo Hospital

The hospital has more than 500 beds and various room types and facilities. It also has a 24 hours outpatient consultation service.

HKSH has a School of Nursing, affiliated with The Open University of Hong Kong,[1] which trains nurses up to degree level. It is also affiliated with the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong and provides clinical attachment opportunities for HKU medical students. [citation needed]

HKSH is surveyed and accredited bi-annually by QHA Trent Accreditation of the United Kingdom, a major international healthcare accreditation group.[citation needed]

With a height of 148.5 metres (487 ft), it was the second-highest hospital building in the world, 15 centimetres (5.9 in) shorter than Guy's Hospital in London, UK.


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