As the exclusive clinical partner of Gleneagles Hospital Hong Kong (Gleneagles), The University of Hong Kong (HKU) helps build, promote and implement strong clinical governance at Gleneagles. HKU Health System is the executive arm that oversees clinical enterprises of Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong as well as the branding focal point of the Faculty’s teaching, research and clinical activities.
Clinical governance framework is a systematic and integrated approach to maintaining and improving the quality of patient care, with the following three core elements:
As Hong Kong’s top-notch private teaching hospital, Gleneagles Hospital Hong Kong contributes to the advancement of clinical research of the Faculty of Medicine of HKU. Professors or University’s academic staff, driven by the pursuit of discovery and advancement in medicine, have carried out medical research in the Hospital. These researches will be translated into tangible benefits for patients and the community, improving health for all.
In collaboration with HKU Health System, Gleneagles has established a Professorial Clinic which provides consultation services and specialised treatments for a wide spectrum of health conditions. All specialists, who are also professoriates of HKU Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, are dedicated to providing high-quality, patient-centred care.
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Teaching & Training
Gleneagles is the first full-scale private teaching hospital in affiliation with the HKU Health System, offering clinical training to medical students of HKU Medical Faculty. All clinical teaching programmes at Gleneagles are designed and run by HKU, and taught by university professors. Apart from classroom lectures, students have training exposures in various settings including wards, outpatient clinics, A&E department etc.
Gleneagles provides an additional teaching ground for HKU medical students, allowing students to receive training in a private setting so as to allow them to gain the widest spectrum of exposure and experience. This expanded training capacity benefits the long-term development of medical professionals in Hong Kong which will in turn benefit patients.
Clinical training at Gleneagles is being progressively developed for professionals in different specialties and healthcare disciplines.