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Office for Regulation of Private Healthcare Facilities

The Office for Regulation of Private Healthcare Facilities (ORPHF), formerly the Office for Registration of Healthcare Institutions (ORHI), is established in April 2016. It consists of two Sections, namely the Licensing Section to oversee the licensing and inspection functions of healthcare institutions registered under the Hospitals, Nursing Homes and Maternity Homes Registration Ordinance (Cap. 165) and the Medical Clinics Ordinance (Cap. 343); and the new Planning and Development Section to support the legislative review exercise, implement interim measures and undertake preparatory work for a new registration system for private healthcare facilities, as well as to support FHB in promoting private hospital development. The ORPHF also assists Education Bureau in undertaking school health inspections under the Education Ordinance (Cap. 279).



What's New
  This link will open in a new windowSymposium on Healthcare Facilities Management 2019 (19 & 26 January 2019)
  10 December 2018
  This link will open in a new windowPassage of Private Healthcare Facilities Bill
  15 November 2018

This link will open in a new windowRegistration of Healthcare Institutions (Cap 165 & Cap 343)

  • Hospitals, Nursing Homes and Maternity Homes Registration Ordinance (Cap. 165)
  • Medical Clinics Ordinance (Cap. 343)
  • Useful information

This link will open in a new windowNew Licensing Scheme for Private Healthcare Facilities

  • Private Healthcare Facilities Ordinance
  • Standards for ambulatory facilities
  • Review of regulation of private healthcare facilities and capacity building activities
  • Pilot programme for enhancing price transparency for private hospitals

Contact Us

For enquiries or complaints, please contact us at:

Address:
Office for Regulation of Private Healthcare Facilities
Department of Health
Room 402, 4/F, Cityplaza 3,
14 Taikoo Wan Road,
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
Phone:
(852) 3107 8451
Fax:
(852) 2126 7515
E-mail Address:
orphf@dh.gov.hk

 

  Last Revision Date : 10 Dec 2018