Honoary Fellow Member

Ms. CHING Tai Yin, Patricia, MH
Ms. CHING Tai Yin, Patricia, MH

Ms. CHING began her nursing training in the Queen Mary Hospital (QMH) in 1967. After graduation, she worked as registered nurse in QMH, thereafter she received a wide range of training both locally and overseas, viz the Midwifery, Intensive Care Nursing, Coronary Care Nursing and Infection Control. She completed a course on Diploma of Nursing Administration in 1989.

Ms. CHING worked in the Intensive Care Unit in QMH for 10 years before she became the nurse-in-charge of the Infection Control Unit for the next 24 years. With her dedication and achievements, she was appointed as Clinical Nurse Specialist and further promoted to be Senior Nursing Officer in 2007 as well as Accreditation Manager in the Quality and Safety Department in Hong Kong West Cluster for the period 2010 to 2012.

Ms. CHING was appointed as Senior Nurse, World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre, Hospital Authority, Hong Kong for infection control, outbreak education and research in 2010. She was also invited by many Infection Control Associations as their respective Faculty Member. She was responsible for organizing numerous conferences and workshops in the past 30 years. With her strong leadership and dedication, she set up many basic and advanced infection control standards, change of practice for the better clinical outcomes, especially during the outbreak of SARS. With the implementation of these new practices, the standards of infection control in Hong Kong had a big leap forward. Ms. Ching is a Certified Practitioner in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) of Health Quality Certification Board of the National Association for Healthcare Quality, USA since 1997. She also took part in the infection control training and has been very active in conducting clinical researches. The findings of which had been published both locally and internationally. She was conferred the Honorary Professor conferred of the Military Post-graduate Medical School, Chinese People Liberal Army General Hospital, Beijing in 1995.

Ms. CHING has been given many renowned awards to recognize her contributions in infection control. She was recognized as the outstanding staff of Hospital Authority in 2002. She was also awarded the Hong Kong West Gold Badge Award for SARS in 2003, Medal of Honor by Hong Kong Government in 2004, Chief Executive’s Commendation for Community Service in 2009.

Ms. CHING is grandfather fellow of Hong Kong Academy of Nursing (Medical) and has been very supportive to the development of our Academy and Hong Kong College of Medical Nursing.