The Process of Subsidy

Recommendation made by a medical officer of the Department of Clinical Oncology, Tuen Mun Hospital/ United Christian Hospital/ Queen Elizabeth Hospital/ Princess Margaret Hospital/ Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital/Queen Mary Hospital.

 

Financial assessment and a subsidy amount recommended by a medical social worker of Tuen Mun Hospital/ United Christian Hospital/ Queen Elizabeth Hospital/ Princess Margaret Hospital/ Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital/ Queen Mary Hospital in consideration of the amount of dispensable asset of the patient’s family after deduction of daily family and individual expenses.

 

Tuen Mun Hospital/ United Christian Hospital/ Queen Elizabeth Hospital/ Princess Margaret Hospital/ Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital/ Queen Mary Hospital informs YOT Chong Sok Un Medical Fund (cancer aid) (thereafter the FUND) of the recommended subsidy amount of particular application.

 

The application will be examined by the FUND in the final stage.

 

Patient signs for the acceptance of the FUND’s subsidy.

 

The FUND informs Tuen Mun Hospital/ United Christian Hospital/ Queen Elizabeth Hospital/ Princess Margaret Hospital/ Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital/ Queen Mary Hospital of the application result.

 

Tuen Mun Hospital/ United Christian Hospital/ Queen Elizabeth Hospital/ Princess Margaret Hospital/ Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital/ Queen Mary Hospital purchases the drug on patient’s behalf and start the treatment.

 

The FUND reimburses the actual expenses to Tuen Mun Hospital/ United Christian Hospital/ Queen Elizabeth Hospital/ Princess Margaret Hospital/ Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital / Queen Mary Hospital.