British Military Hospital

Clean-up ordered at dilapidated gatehouse

The stone gatehouse of the historic Old British Military Hospital, a neglected structure on a heritage site in Mid-Levels, is to be cleaned and emptied of rubbish.

Wednesday, 20 October, 2010, 12:00am

Crossroads International directs Hong Kong's redundant goods to the needy

WINDING your way through the narrow corridor to the main office in the empty British Military Hospital building, you see endless boxes neatly lining the corridors. Rooms contain curious artefacts.

25 Jul 1999 - 12:00am

China officials gain access to army hospital

Mainland officials and their families will be allowed to use a new hospital built specifically for the PLA and paid for out of Hong Kong Government defence funds.

The Government agreed to finance the $640 million facility at the former Gun Club Hill Barracks in Jordan to replace the British Military Hospital at King's Park, which was demolished to make way for flats.

16 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

Remarks inferring misuse are misplaced

I REFER to the complaint from Mr L. N. Parker which appeared in the South China Morning Post on December 13.

19 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

Mixed emotions as last babies leave ward

IT was a new start for some and the end of an era for others at the British Military Hospital yesterday when the last three babies born in the maternity ward went home.

The two-day-old daughter of Lance-Corporal Tang Luen-fu and his wife, Tang Tam Fung-yee, does not yet have a name, but she already bears the title of the last baby born in the ward.

17 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

Waking up to department's lack of action

THE letter from the Director of Information Services, Ms Betty Shum, headlined 'Trying to solve noise problem' (South China Morning Post, December 1) is mostly pure hogwash as the helicopter activities of the last few nights demonstrate.

In the early morning of December 6 a helicopter landed and took off again within three minutes.

13 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

Trying to solve noise problem

I REFER to the letter from your reader L. N. Parker (South China Morning Post, November 12), concerning helicopter landings at the British Military Hospital (BMH) in Kowloon.

The landing site at BMH is only used for 'A' and 'B' types of casualty evacuations (casevacs) and essential police operations.

1 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

Hospital closure to hit veterans' perks

WAR veterans in Hong Kong will lose some of their privileged medical treatment when the British Military Hospital (BMH) closes next year, it was revealed yesterday.

7 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

Noise levels far too high

EMERGENCY helicopters currently use the sports pitch of the British Military Hospital (BMH) to transfer injured persons to the BMH and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

27 Jun 1994 - 12:00am

Mickey and pals grounded

ELEPHANTS might fly, but mice cannot, according to Disney corporate rules revealed to Keeping Posted by sources in the British Garrison.

Plans to have Mickey Mouse and his significant other half, Minnie, fly into the British Military Hospital in an army-operated Scout helicopter were scotched by Disney bigwigs at the last minute.

20 Jan 1994 - 12:00am

Cash sought to aid war victims

THE Government will continue to subsidise World War II victims' use of the British Military Hospital (BMH) until its closure in 1997.

Legislators are to be asked to approve an $800,000 provision for the hospital, which also serves young soldiers and their families.

27 Oct 1993 - 12:00am

Helicopter forced to use runway

THE Wessex helicopter which rescued 14 survivors yesterday suffered a malfunction in the tail wheel forcing it to make a forward landing like an fixed wing aircraft at Kai Tak airport rather than the usual landing on a helipad at the British Military Hospital.

18 Sep 1993 - 12:00am

Seaman hurt in boat chase

A LOCALLY enlisted seaman in the Royal Navy was injured last night while intercepting suspected smugglers off the Ninepins group of islands.

Two crewmen, aged 22 and 26, on the medium-sized speedboat were arrested. No contraband was found.

The seaman was ferried to Tai Po and taken to the British Military Hospital. His condition was unknown.

9 Jun 1993 - 12:00am

JLG delay puts new medical plan in doubt

TIME is running out for plans to replace the British Military Hospital (BMH) with a medical facility in the New Territories, it emerged yesterday as the British Garrison confirmed that half of the hospital's wards are to merge next month.

A scheme to create a multi-million dollar medical centre in Sek Kong has been delayed by the recent deadlock between Britain and China.

30 Apr 1993 - 12:00am