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Sik Sik Yuen Medical Services

06.12.2018


Upholding the teaching of Master Wong Tai Sin, “to Act Benevolently and to Teach Benevolence”, and practising Taoism, Buddhism and Confucianism, Sik Sik Yuen carries out a wide range of charitable services to the people of Hong Kong, including preaching Taoism, providing education, elderly services and medical services.

In 1921, Taoist priests built a shrine to worship Master Wong Tai Sin at the present site of the temple, while Sik Sik Yuen, the organization responsible for temple management, was established.

In 1965, Sik Sik Yuen obtained permission from the government to register as a religious charitable organisation. The charitable services offered include education, elderly services and relief of sufferings, etc. As Master Wong Tai Sin practised medicine to help people, the first charitable services of Sik Sik Yuen is medical services.

Beginning with Chinese medical services, Sik Sik Yuen continuously expanded its medical services to include general out-patient services, dental services, a physiotherapy centre and Sik Sik Yuen – the Hong Kong Polytechnic Optometry Centre.

Over the years, the medical services of Sik Sik Yuen have been tailored for the grassroots, offering timely and professional medical support as well as helping the needy and easing their sufferings from illness.

Apart from medical consultation, Sik Sik Yuen also organizes different health education activities, including health talks, free health checks as well as exchange with various institutions in order to enrich the services and help more people.