Penang General Hospital (Hospital Pulau Pinang) Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

Hospital description

Penang General Hospital (Hospital Pulau Pinang) is the largest hospital in Penang and the second largest hospital in Malaysia. It is situated in Georgetown, where the majority of people in Penang live. It caters for variety of specialities and is associated with several Irish Medical Schools through the PMC partnership.

As public hospital, Pulau Pinang provides cheap health care and medical treatment to the people of Penang state. It has total area of 35 acres and is actually a hospital complex with three building blocks; A,B and C. Additionally, it has other off site units, including Maternity Hospital and Psychatric Ward at Jalan Perak,Penang. There is also a Maternity Hospital, a Dental Hospital and a Children’s Hospital. These were added to the complex in the 20th century, and are located on the Sepoy Lines Road side of Jalan Residensi.

You can view the website here although the content is written in Malay.

Some teaching may be available during your elective.

Profile

Local language Malay
Funding Status Public
Hospital Setting Rural
Number of Beds 1090

Location

We also have information about 4 other hospitals within 20km of this location

» view country profile for Malaysia

Our `on the ground` section contain inside knowledge about Penang General Hospital (Hospital Pulau Pinang)
collected by the TEN team, including information about teaching, research
and living in the area.

Please Sign up or Log in here to access this content

Please Sign up or Log in here to view details on how to apply.

average rating:

Sign up or Log in here to read 6 detailed reviews

Most recently answered

Q How important is it to speak Malay? Is it possible to get by without knowing much of the language?

Emily Bolton

Please Sign up or Log in here to see the answers to this question

Q how can you get in touch with them via email?

Flurina Michelotti

Please Sign up or Log in here to see the answers to this question