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All You Need to Know About Paediatrics Night Consultations

By Sponsored content 30 August 2019
Finding it hard to take time off to attend doctors’ appointments with your children? Gleneagles Hong Kong Hospital continues to support parents with the introduction of Paediatrics Night Consultations, with the aim to help them achieve optimal childcare in the hustle and bustle of Hong Kong’s working environment. This new programme ensures that children will receive timely treatment from paediatric specialists, while parents can find comfort in working around their busy schedule to accompany their young ones to the doctors.

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Balance between work and childcare for parents

Picture this: Daniel is a respected consultant of an international firm and a loving father to his 3-year-old daughter. On a Wednesday afternoon, he received a call from his domestic helper informing him of his daughter’s elevated body temperature, occasional chills, and shivering. With tight turnarounds at work and a wife also a working mother, he becomes increasingly apprehensive and decides to book an appointment with Gleneagles’ night paediatrics consultation, knowing his daughter will receive timely treatment without requiring him to take time off on short notice and having to endure possible negative judgement from his colleagues and clients. Such working parents’ problems are often encountered by many in Hong Kong. Having to balance the enormous task of being a committed parent while building a career is challenging enough, especially so when your children suddenly fall ill during work hours. Paediatric illnesses require instant and timely treatments, with little predictability. What solutions do Hong Kong clinics offer?

New Paediatrics Night Consultations at Gleneagles

Staying true to their patient-centric service, Gleneagles Hong Kong Hospital (Gleneagles) is now offering Paediatrics Night Consultations. No more struggling and juggling between jobs and child-rearing—parents can now accompany their kids to Gleneagles after work whenever paediatric treatments are needed, providing the ideal solution for you to remain committed to work, just as you are committed to your children. Available at the 24-hour Outpatient and Emergency Department, service will be provided by specialist in Paediatrics, and the new service hours are Monday and Wednesday (6.30pm–8.30pm) and Saturday (3.30pm—7.30pm), at a consultation fee of HK$640. All the while, the regular consultations at the Paediatric Clinic remains unaltered. Services range from development assessment of new-born babies, regular physical examinations, child vaccinations, to behavioural and emotional assessments, all taking place in a colourful and children-friendly setting to guarantee the wellness of your little ones. For more information or making an appointment, please contact Gleneagles at (+852) 3153 9000. Gleneagles Hong Kong Hospital, 1 Nam Fung Path, Wong Chuk Hang, Aberdeen | (+852) 3153 9000

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