(1) Admission

     - Arrival on Time

  • Please register at the Accounts Office;
  • Please bring along the attendance slip, relevant investigation results and all your regular medications;

      - Language Barrier

  •  Please make sure that you are accompanied by someone who can speak Cantonese or English to serve as your interpreter    

  (2) Operation

     - Day before Operation

  • Patients should take a shower. fingernails should be trimmed and nail polished removed;
  • Remove all jewelry and hair accessories;
  • Clean bed linen should be available for used post operatively

     - Day of Operation 

  • On the scheduled date and time, please bring along Appointment Slip, Clinical Admission Form, HK ID Card (Original) to the Admission office for registration. The patient should also be accompanied by a relative or friend;
  • Wear clothing that can be either buttoned or zipped. This can prevent accidental trauma to the eyes while getting dressed post-operatively (for eye surgery only);  
  • Do not use hair spray on day of operation;
  • Bring along all medications currently being use. You may require temporary suspension of certain medications pre-operatively, should check with their doctor on when they can resume taking their medication.

      - For General Anesthesia

  •  Do not consume either food or drink 6 to 8 hours before the operation, or as instructed by the anesthetist

      - Others

  • If you are unable to keep the appointment, please inform respective hospital as soon as possible
  • When Typhoon Signal No. 8 or above is hoisted, or when the Black Rainstorm warning is in force, your operation will be postponed. You will be notified of the new appointment by the hospital
  • Please do not bring any valuables or large amount of money. 

As a smart patient, you should know how to distinguish the truth and credibility of information. So when you are looking for information either on internet or publication, you should have the following questions bear in mind:

1) Who has provided this information?

2) Is it a health professional/health organization/university/company/individual?

3) Why has this site been set up?

4)  Is the site putting forward a particular view?

5)  Do the authors state their position clearly?

6)  Is the site sponsored by a company/organization?

7) Is the site trying to sell a product?

8)  Is the information presented in a balanced way?

9) Does the web address give you any clues about the origin of the information?

10) Credibility- how reliable is the information?

11) Is the document/page you're looking at referenced?

12) Is the coverage comprehensive enough?

13) Do the author(s) say where they got their information from?

14) Is there any background information on the author(s) and their experience/expertise?

15) Are references included at the end of the section/page?

16) Does the page/section include brief information about the author at the beginning/end?

17) When- how up-to-date is this information?

18) Does the page/document say when it was produced?

19) Is the information current or out-of-date?

20) When was the site last updated?

  • Do individual sections/publications on the site include publication dates?
  • Do the "About Us" Section has information on how often the site is updated?

21) How is the information presented?

  • Is the site layout clear?
  • Can you move around the site easily?
  • Is the writing style clear?
  • Is the font size big enough?
  • Is the site available in other languages?
  • Is there a site map?
  • Are there navigations buttons at the top/sides of the pages?
  • Is there a hypertext link to information in another language?
  • Can the site be accessed by people with disabilities?
  1. Patient Handbook (Chinese version only)
  2. Videos from Patient Empowerment Forum 2019
    心的選擇 (Chinese Version Only)
    身的選擇 (Chinese Version Only)
    尊重 (Chinese Version ONly)
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