Hong Kong Funded Eye Hospital Opens in Shenzhen
Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-Ying and Shenzhen Mayor Xu Qin attended a opening ceremony of the first Hong Kong funded C-Mer (Shenzhen) Dennis Lam Eye Hospital on the mainland. The hospital is located in Chegongmiao in Futian will start receiving patients on Monday.
Before coming to the hospital must first make appointments , and according to its founder Dennis Lam the hospital has 30 rooms and five surgery rooms and treatment fees is between 150 to 1,000 yuan which is about 30 percent cheaper that the fees collected in Hong Kong but is 50 percent expensive compared to public hospitals in Shenzhen. Lam used to serve as the dean and professor of the ophthalmology and visual sciences department of the Chinese University on Hong Kong and now he serves as the director of the national ophthalmology laboratory at the Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou and is the honorary president of the university’s ophthalmology hospital.
The hospital will have a staff of 10 doctors and will increase to 20 by the end of the year and Dennis Lam will also be at the hospital on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The hospital will be assisting patients to gain access in Hong Kong hospital if they need special drugs that they can’t find in Shenzhen, and the hospital will be an international base for scientific research and training.