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Susanna  Wai Yee LEE

Ms. Susanna LEE is currently an Associate Professor (Nursing Practice) at the School of Nursing, University of Hong Kong, she received her nursing training in Hong Kong and midwifery training in United Kingdom. She attained her Bachelor degree in Business Administration (Hons) and Master in Nursing in The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She also attained her Fellowship of the Hong Kong College of Paediatric Nursing and Fellowship of Hong Kong College of Nursing and Health Care Management in 2012.

Ms. LEE has practiced more than 30 years in clinically nursing particularly in Paediatrics in Hong Kong and Australia. Besides, Ms. Lee also shouldered wide range of responsibilities and leadership role in nursing services and health care management.  She was the former Chief Nursing Officer of the Hong Kong Hospital Authority Head Office (HAHO), oversaw HA nursing services operations, nursing specialty development and managed HA corporate projects for 42 hospitals under HA.

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  • Nursing Administration and Health Care Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Nursing Service Operations and Specialty Development of 26 nursing specialties
  • Capacity and Competence Building of Nursing Profession e.g. HA Corporate Overseas Training for Nursing Leaders
  • Community Outreaching Services development
  • Paediatric and Child Health Nursing
  • Primary Health Care and HA Nurse Clinics
  • Rehabilitation Nursing
  • Elderly Services
  • Palliative Services
  • Integrated Chinese and Western Medicine Pilot Project in HA hospitals
  • Medical and Surgical Nursing
  • Evidence based Practice
  • Child and Adolescent Care
  • Community Services – Adult and Paediatrics
  • Nurse Clinics
  • Palliative Nursing
  • Rehabilitative Nursing
  • Mental Health
  • Nursing Administration and Health Care Management
  • Member of HA Outstanding Team Award on Organ Donation in 2017.
  • Distinguished Alumni Award, The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2016.
  • Gold Merit Fellow Recognition Award, Hong Kong Academy of Nursing in 2016.
  • Gold Merit Fellow Recognition Award, Hong Kong Academy of Nursing in 2015.
  • Hospital Management Asia (HMA) Award 2014 – Hospital Authority Head Office, NSD
    • Award of Excellence – Innovations in Hospital Management and Governance Category.
      Title: Governance and Framework of the Accreditation of Nurse Clinics in Hong Kong, Hospital Authority.
  • Hospital Authority Outstanding Team Award 2008 – Hospital and Department
    • Infection Control in Developmental Disabilities Unit (DDU), Dept. of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine and DDU, Caritas Medical Centre.
  • Hospital Management Asia (HMA) Award 2007 – Hospital and Department, CMC
    • Award of Excellence – Patient Safety/Quality Medicare Care Category.
      Title: Infection Control in Developmental Disabilities Unit (DDU), Dept. of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine and DDU, Caritas Medical Centre.
  • Chairman of Examination Subcommittee of Registered Nurse (Sick Children) licensure examination, the Nursing Council of Hong Kong
  • Working Group Member on Review of Syllabus and Core competencies for training of nurses, the Nursing Council of Hong Kong
  • Co-opt Member of Education Committee, the Nursing Council of Hong Kong
  • Steering Committee Member on Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases
  • Vice President, Hong Kong Academy of Nursing
  • President, Hong Kong College of Paediatric Nursing
  • Founding President, The Asia Pacific Paediatric Nurses Association
  • Former President, Hong Kong Paediatric Nurses Association
  • Former Council member of the Midwives Council of Hong Kong
  • Member of the International Council of Nurses (ICN)- Nurse Practitioner(NP)/Advanced Practice Nursing Network (APNN) Health Policy Sub-group 2018
  • Accreditation Panel Member, College of Nursing, Hong Kong.
  • Honorary Adviser, Hong Kong School Nurses Association
  • Executive Committee Member, Hong Kong Paediatric Foundation
  • Course Director of Post Registration Certificate Course of Child and Adolescent Nursing Course organized by IANS, Hospital Authority (2010-2011)
  • Adjunct Clinical Associate, School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

(As PI representing Hospital Authority)

  • Leung, D.Y.P., Lee, D.T.F., Lee, I.F.K., Lam, L.W., Lee, S.W.Y., Chan, M.W.M., Lam, Y.M., Leung, S.H., Chiu, P.C., Ho, N.K.F., Ip, M.F., & Hui, M.M.Y. (2014). The Effect of a Virtual Ward Program on Emergency Services Utilization and Quality of Life in Frail Elderly Patients after Discharge: a Pilot Study. Clinical Interventions In Aging 2014:9 1-8
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