Waiting Time for New Case Booking at
Psychiatry Special Out-patient Clinic

(1 October 2017 – 30 September 2018)
Hospital Clusters
  Hong Kong EastHong Kong WestKowloon CentralKowloon EastKowloon WestNew Territories EastNew Territories West
Urgent Case (1) Less than
1 week
1 week1 weekLess than
1 week
Less than
1 week
1 week1 week
Semi-urgent Case (2) 3 weeks3 weeks6 weeks3 weeks4 weeks4 weeks4 weeks
Stable Case (3) 53 weeks104 weeks91 weeks134 weeks84 weeks115 weeks98 weeks

(For reference only) 

Date of Next Update: 31 January 2019



(1)Urgent Case (Priority 1) Category: Median Waiting Time 

(2)Semi-urgent Case (Priority 2) Category: Median Waiting Time 

(3)Stable Case (Routine) Category: The Longest (90th percentile) Waiting Time (i.e. the waiting time of 90% of new case bookings are shorter than the value indicated) 

(4)Staff of the Hospital Authority will triage patients based on their clinical conditions and determine the priority of consultation at Specialist Outpatient Clinics.

Please refer to the HA website (www.ha.org.hk) for further information.