Special Chinese Medicine Programme for COVID-19 In-patients

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Special Chinese Medicine (CM) Out-patient Programme for COVID-19 infected persons (COVID-19 CM Rehabilitation Service)

The Hospital Authority (HA) launched the “Special CM Out-patient Programme for COVID-19 infected persons” (Programme) in April 2020 to provide CM out-patient services as part of rehabilitation for COVID-19 infected persons (eligible Hong Kong residents only) with post-COVID conditions# who were discharged from local public hospitals/ had completed isolation* at tripartite CM Clinic cum Training and Research Centres (CMCTRs). Subject to clinical assessment and health conditions, the Programme provides a maximum of 10 free-of-charge CM general consultations (services of acupuncture, bone-setting/Tui-na and other CM treatments are not included under the Programme).

*The proof of recovery or infection for verification of eligibility listed below:
- Discharge letter
- SMS/electronic record/ Paper record of positive nucleic acid test result issued by the Government or private laboratories recognised under the Laboratory Recognition Scheme of the Department of Health (DH)
- SMS/electronic record of completed declaration on DH's "Declaration System for individuals tested positive for COVID-19 using Rapid Antigen Test
- Isolation order issued by DH - Other recovery records issued by the Government or the HA
Relevant proof of recovery or infection will be updated in due course, subject to the latest information from the Government.

The free of charge CM general consultation service to individual participating patient under the Programme is valid within 6 months from the discharge date/ termination of isolation of the concerned patient. Participation in the Programme is entirely voluntary. Participants have to call the CMCTR for appointment before  visit1,2.

#Please note that the programme is provided to recovered persons with post-COVID conditions. Commonly seen Post-COVID Conditions / Symptoms includes:
 -persistent cough, throat discomfort (dry, painful, itchy, sticky sputum)
 -sleep problems, feeling tire and fatigue, difficult to concentrate or memory loss
 -shortness of breath, worsen after physical activities
 -mood problems, anxiety or with heart palpitation
 -chest or stomach pain
 -headache or muscle pain
 -loss or deterioration in smell or taste
 -abdominal distention, poor appetite, watery stool or diarrhea
 -other symptoms subject to clinical judgement (e.g. dizziness, rashes, menstrual cycle change, facial edema or night sweating)

Click here to download Enrollment Form of Programme, and submit the completed and signed Enrollment Form upon registration at the first visit.

List of CMCTR:

CMCTR Address Booking No.
Hong Kong Island
Tung Wah Group of Hospitals - The University of Hong Kong Chinese Medicine Clinic cum Training and Research Centre (Central & Western District) G/F & 1/F, Yeo Wing (Specialist Outpatient Department), Tung Wah Hospital, 12 Po Yan Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong 2589 4700
Tung Wah Group of Hospitals - The University of Hong Kong Chinese Medicine Clinic cum Training and Research Centre (Eastern District) Lower 4th Floor, West Wing, Specialist Out-Patient Block, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, 3 Lok Man Road, Chai Wan, Hong Kong 3197 2000
The Hong Kong Tuberculosis Association - The University of Hong Kong Chinese Medicine Clinic cum Training and Research Centre (Southern District) 2/F, 10 Aberdeen Reservoir Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong 2580 8158
The Hong Kong Tuberculosis Association - The University of Hong Kong Chinese Medicine Clinic cum Training and Research Centre (Wan Chai District) 2/F, Tang Shiu Kin Hospital Community Ambulatory Care Centre, 282 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong 3553 3238
Kowloon
Pok Oi Hospital - Hong Kong Baptist University Chinese Medicine Clinic cum Training and Research Centre (Kowloon City District) Unit 401-412, Po Man House, Oi Man Estate, Ho Man Tin, Kowloon 2193 7000
Christian Family Service Centre - The Chinese University of Hong Kong Chinese Medicine Clinic cum Training and Research Centre (Kwun Tong District) 4/F, Ngau Tau Kok Jockey Club Clinic, 60 Ting On Street, Ngau Tau Kok, Kowloon 3107 4113
Yan Chai Hospital - Hong Kong Baptist University Chinese Medicine Clinic cum Training and Research Centre (Sham Shui Po District) 1/F, Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices, 303 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Kowloon 2194 9911
The Hong Kong Buddhist Association - The University of Hong Kong Chinese Medicine Clinic cum Training and Research Centre (Wong Tai Sin District) G/F & M/F, Block C, Hong Kong Buddhist Hospital, 10 Heng Lam Street, Lok Fu, Kowloon 2338 3103
Pok Oi Hospital - Hong Kong Baptist University Chinese Medicine Clinic cum Training and Research Centre (Yau Tsim Mong District) 9/F, Block R, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, 30 Gascoigne Road, Jordan, Kowloon 2618 7200
New Territories
Yan Chai Hospital - Hong Kong Baptist University Chinese Medicine Clinic cum Training and Research Centre (Kwai Tsing District) G/F, Ha Kwai Chung Polyclinic & Special Education Services Centre, 77 Lai Cho Road, Kwai Chung, New Territories 2370 2216
HKFTU Workers' Medical Clinics - Hong Kong Baptist University Chinese Medicine Clinic cum Training and Research Centre (North District) 7/F, Fanling Health Centre, 2 Pik Fung Road, Fanling, New Territories 2670 2130
Yan Oi Tong - The University of Hong Kong Chinese Medicine Clinic cum Training and Research Centre (Islands District) 1/F, Tung Chung Health Centre, 6 Fu Tung Street, Tung Chung, Lantau Island, New Territories 3188 5383
Haven of Hope - The Chinese University of Hong Kong Chinese Medicine Clinic cum Training and Research Centre (Sai Kung District) 6/F, Ambulatory Care Block, Tseung Kwan O Hospital, No 2 Po Ning Lane, Hang Hau, Tseung Kwan O, New Territories 2701 1020
Pok Oi Hospital - The Chinese University of Hong Kong Chinese Medicine Clinic cum Training and Research Centre (Shatin District) G/F, Shatin (Taiwai) Clinic, 2 Man Lai Road, Tai Wai, Shatin, New Territories 2479 2126
United Christian Nethersole Community Health Service - The Chinese University of Hong Kong Chinese Medicine Clinic cum Training and Research Centre (Tai Po District) G/F, Block J, Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital, 11 Chuen On Road, Tai Po, New Territories 2663 0004
Yan Chai Hospital - Hong Kong Baptist University Chinese Medicine Clinic cum Training and Research Centre (Tsuen Wan District) 4/F, Block C, Yan Chai Hospital, 7-11 Yan Chai Street, Tsuen Wan, New Territories 2416 0303
Yan Oi Tong - The Chinese University of Hong Kong Chinese Medicine Clinic cum Training and Research Centre (Tuen Mun District) 5/F, Yan Oi Polyclinic, 6 Tuen Lee Street, Tuen Mun, New Territories 2430 1309
Pok Oi Hospital - The Chinese University of Hong Kong Chinese Medicine Clinic cum Training and Research Centre (Yuen Long District) 3/F, Yuen Long Madam Yung Fung Shee Health Centre, 26 Sai Ching Street, Yuen Long, New Territories 2478 5769

For enquiries, please contact the HA CM Department Hotline at 1834511 (service hours from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm from Monday to Friday, excluding Public Holidays).

1To attend free of charge CM general consultation service, participants under the Programme must present the original copy of valid identity documents upon registration of each visit. Participants must present the proof of recovery or infection and submit the completed and signed Enrollment Form upon registration at the first visit.

2CMCTRs only provide service in Cantonese, English and Putonghua. For participants who require translation service, please bring along an interpreter during consultations.