Community Psychiatric Nursing services (CPNS)

Service target groups

Recovering patients living in the community.

Service description

CPNS are provided by a group of specially trained qualified nurses.  Through home visits, community nurses administer proper nursing care to patients, at the same time, imbue patients and their families with the knowledge of health promotion and disease prevention. CPNS also provide hotline and crisis intervention services. They will report the patients' progress to the attending doctors when necessary to enhance the rehabilitation process.

Referral methods

Referred by psychiatrists.

List of services and their contact details

http://www.ha.org.hk/visitor/ha_visitor_text_index.asp?Content_ID=10094&Lang=ENG&Dimension=100&Parent_ID=10089&Ver=TEXT