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Medical Social Services

Medical Social Services


Medical social workers (MSWs) provide timely psycho-social intervention to patients and their families and help them cope with or solve problems arising from illness, trauma or disability. As a member of the clinical team, MSWs play an important role in linking up the medical and social services to facilitate patients' recovery and rehabilitation in the community.

Service Objectives

  • To assist patients and their families with emotional or daily living problems arising from illness, trauma or disabilities;
  • To enable patients to make the best use of the medical/rehabilitation services in medical institutions and the community;
  • To contribute to the total rehabilitation (physical, medical and social) of patients, and their reintegration into society; and
  • To strive for the promotion of health awareness for patients, their families and the community.

Service Hours

Monday to Friday 8:45 am to 1:00 pm
2:00 pm to 5:33 pm
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holiday Closed

Contact Us

Medical Social Services Unit

Telephone: 3513 5391
Fax: 3513 5392
Address: Medical Social Services Unit, 4/F., Tin Shui Wai Hospital, 11 Tin Tan Street,
Tin Shui Wai, New Territories