A day procedure centre (DPC) is any premises that are used, or intended to be used by registered medical practitioners or registered dentists for carrying out scheduled medical procedures on patients, without lodging. The period of continuous confinement for patient must be within the facility for not more than 12 hours. Also, the continuous confinement for any patient must be within the same calendar day.
A DPC does not form part for the premises of a hospital.
|For DPC with total number of operating rooms, designated room for medical procedures, and doctor or dentist consultation rooms –||Fee
|- up to 5 rooms||17,650|
|- 6-10 rooms||22,850|
|- more than 10 rooms||28,400|
|For DPC registered under the Hospitals, Nursing Homes and Maternity Homes Registration Ordinance (Cap. 165) or the Medical Clinics Ordinance (Cap. 343) as at 30 November 2018||Fee
|For DPC of any size||2,180|
Full LicenceUnder normal circumstances, the licence of a DPC is valid for not more than 3 years.
The provisional licence is effective from 1 January 2021 and valid until one of the following events occurs or the date specified –
In order to provide sufficient preparation time for the industry, the expiry date of the transitional arrangement will be at least 1 year after the date on which the notice is published.