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Medical social workers (MSWs) are stationed in public hospitals and some specialist out-patient clinics to provide timely psycho-social intervention to patients and their families and help them cope with or solve problems arising from illness, trauma or disability.  As a member of the clinical team, MSWs play an important role in linking up the medical and social services to facilitate patients' recovery and rehabilitation in the community.

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Service Objectives
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To assist patients and their families with emotional or daily living problems arising from illness, trauma or disabilities;

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To enable patients to make the best use of the medical/rehabilitation services in medical institutions and the community;

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To contribute to the total rehabilitation (physical, medical and social) of patients, and their reintegration into society; and

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To strive for the promotion of health awareness for patients, their families and the community.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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