Instructions for hospital visitors and visiting arrangement


In accordance with the Hong Kong Government's Preparedness Plan, the HA has implemented measures for the Emergency Response Level.

For details on special visiting arrangement and compassionate visit in HA, please refer to:
  • Part 1: Special Visiting Arrangement in Acute/Specialist/Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Hospitals/Wards/Units
  • Part 2: Special Visiting Arrangement in non-acute Hospitals/Wards/Units
  • Part 3: Compassionate Visit

Part 1: Special Visiting Arrangement in Acute/Specialist/Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Hospitals/Wards/Units


The HA has resumed the special visiting arrangement in 23 acute and specialist hospitals with inpatient services, and child and adolescent psychiatric wards or units*^ on 31 May 2022. Hospital staff will contact patients' family members for explanation of special visiting arrangement and scheduling the visits. Family members are NOT required to call the hospitals for booking themselves. For more information, please visit:

Remark:
*Except intensive care units, infectious disease /isolation wards, other psychiatric wards and wards/cubicles admitting COVID-19 patients
^Only applicable to patients admitted for more than one week in acute/ specialist hospitals/ wards/units or child and adolescent psychiatric patients aged below 18 and have been transferred out of observation area. For patients of acute/specialist hospitals/ wards/ units with high physical dependence, hospital will contact relatives to offer early appointment if situation allows.

List of Acute/Specialist/Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Hospitals/Wards/Units with Special Visiting Arrangement:
Hong Kong East Cluster
Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital
Ruttonjee Hospital
St. John Hospital

Hong Kong West Cluster
Queen Mary Hospital

Kowloon East Cluster
Tseung Kwan O Hospital
United Christian Hospital

Kowloon Central Cluster
Hong Kong Children's Hospital
Hong Kong Eye Hospital
Kowloon Hospital
Kwong Wah Hospital
Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Kowloon West Cluster
Caritas Medical Centre
Kwai Chung Hospital
North Lantau Hospital
Princess Margaret Hospital
Yan Chai Hospital

New Territories East Cluster
Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital
North District Hospital
Prince of Wales Hospital

New Territories West Cluster
Castle Peak Hospital
Pok Oi Hospital
Tin Shui Wai Hospital
Tuen Mun Hospital

Part 2: Special Visiting Arrangement in non-acute Hospitals/Wards/Units

The HA has resumed the special visiting arrangement in 26 non-acute hospitals/ wards/ units* on 6 May 2022. Hospital staff will contact patients' family members for explanation of special visiting arrangement and scheduling the visits. Family members are NOT required to call the hospitals for booking themselves. For more information, please visit:
Remark: *Except wards/ cubicles admitting COVID-19 patients

List of Non-acute Hospitals/ Wards/ Units with Special Visiting Arrangement:
Hong Kong East Cluster
Cheshire Home, Chung Hom Kok
Ruttonjee Hospital (Mixed Infirmary and Convalescent Wards)
Tung Wah Eastern Hospital
Wong Chuk Hang Hospital

Hong Kong West Cluster
Grantham Hospital
MacLehose Medical Rehabilitation Centre
The Duchess of Kent Children's Hospital at Sandy Bay
Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Fung Yiu King Hospital
Tung Wah Hospital

Kowloon East Cluster
Haven of Hope Hospital

Kowloon Central Cluster
Hong Kong Buddhist Hospital
Kowloon Hospital (Except Psychiatric Wards)
Our Lady of Maryknoll Hospital
Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Wong Tai Sin Hospital

Kowloon West Cluster
Caritas Medical Centre:
  • Paediatrics Developmental Disabilities Unit, Wai Yee Block
  • Medical and Geriatrics/Orthopaedics Rehabilitation Wards and Palliative Care Ward, Wai Ming Block
North Lantau Hospital (Extended Care Wards)
Princess Margaret Hospital (Lai King Building)
Yan Chai Hospital (Orthopaedics and Traumatology Rehabilitation Ward and Medical Extended Care Unit (Rehabilitation and Infirmary Wards), Multi-services Complex)

New Territories East Cluster
Bradbury Hospice
Cheshire Home, Shatin
North District Hospital (4B Convalescent Rehabilitation Ward)
Shatin Hospital (Except Psychiatric Wards)
Tai Po Hospital (Except Psychiatric Wards)

New Territories West Cluster
Pok Oi Hospital (Tin Ka Ping Infirmary)
Siu Lam Hospital
Tuen Mun Hospital 
  • Rehabilitation Block (except Day Wards)
  • H1 Palliative Ward

Part 3: Compassionate Visit

For related information on compassionate visiting arrangement under Emergency Response Level, please visit:
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