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Bradbury Hospice

Data

  1. Bradbury Hospice (BBH), situated in Shatin, was built to house a specialist hospice unit with facilities for health care service, education and research in the field of care for the terminally ill patients. The development was established by the Society for the Promotion of Hospice Care, a charitable organisation founded in 1986 to promote hospice care in Hong Kong. The management and control of Bradbury Hospice was transferred to Hospital Authority with effect from 1 April 1995. As at 31 March 2015, there are 26 beds including 2 private beds in BBH.
  2. As at 31 March 2017, BBH has a full-time equivalent workforce of 63, comprising 4 doctors, 27 nursing staff, 5 allied health staff and 27 other grades of staff.
  3. Total recurrent expenditure for 2016/17 was $44.7 Mn.

Special features

  1. Bradbury Hospice specializes in hospice care. Services provided include inpatient care, home care, hospital consultation liaison service and day care.
  2. Care of the emotional and spiritual needs of patients and families is provided through psychological counselling and bereavement support.
  3. Training and development opportunities are also provided for undergraduate medical students, doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals.
  4. A large volunteer workforce makes significant contribution to the overall services provided. As at 31 March 2017, the total number of volunteers is over 230.
  5. Visiting hours are from 12:00 noon - 2:00p.m. and 4:00 p.m. - 8:00p.m. (Family can stay overnight for dying patient.)
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