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Doctor and Patient

Medical Report, Inpatient Service & Others

When do you need inpatient service?

Most mental disorders including common mental disorder and dementia can be managed in outpatient setting. Clients suffering from the following conditions may require inpatient treatment

  1. Severe suicidal intent

  2. Severe violent behavior

  3. Psychosis

  4. Acute Delirium

Which private hospital in Hong Kong provide in-patient psychiatric service?

At the time being, on the Gleneagles Hong Kong Hospital provides in-patient psychiatric service.

What is Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)?

Electroconvulsive therapy is a modality of psychiatric treatment during which a small electric current stimulates the brain cells in order to correct the abnormal physiological condition in brain. During the therapy, there is a brief period of observable muscle convulsion.

It is affirmed that ECT has proven therapeutic effect on several types of severe mental illness including depression, in particular those with following features:

  • Psychotic features like hallucination or delusion

  • Treatment resistance

  • Severe suicidal intent

What is Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS)?

Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) is a noninvasive procedure that uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the brain to improve symptoms of depression. TMS is typically used when other depression treatments haven't been effective.

How it works?

During a rTMS session, an electromagnetic coil is placed against your scalp near your forehead. The electromagnet painlessly delivers a magnetic pulse that stimulates nerve cells in the region of your brain involved in mood control and depression. It's thought to activate regions of the brain and balanced the neurochemical changes in depression.

Safety and Course of rTMS

rTMS does not require surgery or implantation of electrodes or require sedation with anesthesia. Generally, rTMS is considered safe and well-tolerated and it is approved by the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA). It requires a series of treatment sessions to be effective. Generally, sessions are carried out daily, five times a week for four to six weeks. Each session last about 40-60 minutes.

Forensic Report, Psychological report, Assessment of Mental Capacity

If you need or being requested the following reports, including:

  • Psychiatric Assessment Report

  • Psychological Assessment Report

  • Mental Capacity Assessment Report


  • Blood Test

  • Imaging Study

  • Referral to other specialist

  • Referral to public hospital

Please contact our clinic staff and they shall be able to answer you about the arrangement and the necessary charges.

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