Hospital to start accepting phone registration
Shenzhen residents can now make appointments and register by phone with Shenzhen No. 2 People’s Hospital. Registration and appointments can be made via text messaging or calling a hospital representative said.
The system will apply to four departments at the hospital, namely integrated Chinese traditional and Western medicine, dermatology, special medical treatment and traditional Chinese medicine. Patients need to register in two ways, first is to dial 1258006 in which callers will be asked to provide information. The second is by text message by dialing #120#. The ministry of Health required all Class III hospitals to accept phone appointments and registration beginning October. Two registrations per day are allowed and appointments made by phone must be within two days of the phone call.
Registration and consultation fees will be charges to the phone, and patients will be receiving confirmation message with a barcode that will be inputted into a service terminal at the hospital for a printed registration note. Fees are nonrefundable if patient missed their appointment.