Hospital Reviewed After a Month of Trial Operation

Hospital Reviewed After a Month of Trial OperationAfter a month of its trial opening the University of Hong Kong Shenzhen Hospital have received and treated more than 4,300 patients. 75 percent of the patients who received treatment said that it was successful and only 0.8 percent filed complaints on the medical services of the hospital management.

The 25 percent whose treatment was not successful were due to problems encountered with the lack of medicines and pharmaceutical drugs and it took the hospital to prepare all drugs in accordance to the requirements of the health department. Other patients left without reason after scheduling appointments, a few canceled registrations because they registered in the wrong departments. Last week there were reports on claiming that the hospital didn’t give any antibiotics to patients in its first month of operations. Officials from the hospital denied this saying that they had more than 4,000 patients with various diseases it would have been impossible not to give any antibiotics to patients.

Officials also said that the hospital also has strict rules on the use of antibiotics just like any other hospitals. Abuse of the use of antibiotics is not allowed in the hospital, but if the patient needs it the doctor will prescribe it as necessary.

The hospital is set to start full operations in October with 80 beds. New departments’ namely urinary surgery and gastroenterology will open after October while obstetrics and gynecology will open by next year. on when the emergency department is to be opened still remain unknown since officials decided to hold its opening until all other department are prepared.

The University of Hong Kong Shenzhen Hospital is the first hospital in the mainland to be attached to Hong Kong University with an investment of 4 billion yuan.

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