PPP Programmes
PPP Programmes


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Cataract Surgeries Programme (CSP)

Noting the expanding aging population in Hong Kong, and in view of the steady increase in the number of cataract patients as well as a lengthening of waiting time to undertake cataract surgery in public hospitals over the past few years. Additional funding was earmarked by the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in 2007 to implement a private-public partnership (PPP) pilot programme, named Cataract Surgeries Programme (CSP), to provide additional cataract surgeries to meet the growing service demand through a PPP delivery model.

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Tin Shui Wai Primary Care Partnership Project (TSWPPP)

The Programme aims to expand GOPC services in districts with increasing demand for GOPC services by piloting a PPP model for the delivery of primary care service and promote the family-doctor concept in the community. It has been piloted in Tin Shui Wai as the Tin Shui Wai Primary Care Partnership Project (TSWPPP) to purchase primary care services from private medical practitioners (PMP) since June 2008.

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Haemodialysis Public Private Partnership Programme (HD PPP)

Haemodialysis Public Private Partnership Programme is a new mode of haemodialysis service delivery to patients with end stage renal disease.

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Auto-Reply Project & Provision of Radiological Imaging Service

Auto-Reply Project was first piloted in October 2005 before its full scale implementation in 2006. The project promotes public private interface through enhanced sharing of patient clinical information. All private practitioners will have their confidential fax line tested before they receive the auto-reply of clinical updates.

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Pilot Project on Enhancing Radiological Investigation Services through Collaboration with the Private Sector (Radi Collaboration)

Radi Collaboration is a PPP project, piloted since May 2012, that provides CT and / or MRI services to cancer patients under the care of HA. Target patients are currently those suffering from colorectal cancer, breast cancer, nasopharyngeal cancer, lymphoma, head and neck cancer, stomach cancer, prostate cancer, corpus uteri cancer, cervix cancer, sarcoma or germ cell tumor. Eligible patients under these cancer groups may, upon doctors’ referral, receive examinations from private service providers to facilitate treatment planning.

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General Outpatient Clinic Public Private Partnership Programme (GOPC PPP)

Over the past years, the Hospital Authority (HA) has been taking active steps to seek collaboration with the private sector (including non-governmental organisations (NGOs)) to deliver public healthcare services. In the 2014 Policy Agenda, the Chief Executive of the HKSAR Government announced the plan to enhance the provision of health services by launching the General Outpatient Clinic Public-Private Partnership Programme (GOPC PPP). The Programme aims to help the HA manage demand for general outpatient service, enhance patient access to primary care services, provide choice to patients for receiving primary care services from the private sector, promote family doctor concept, and foster the development of the territory-wide electronic health record (eHR).

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