Longgang Central Hospital (LCH) of Shenzhen is being expanded to a 2,000 bed hospital. The Shenzhen Health and Family Planning Department intends to establish LCH as a Premier Teaching Hospital in order to provide better health services for the residents. Included in the planned LCH redevelopment is the building of a new Trauma and Critical Care Centre. Alfred Health will assist LCH to further develop their emergency and trauma care, critical care and surgical care. Linked to these activities will be the delivery of education, research, registry, biotechnology, audit and governance programs at LCH.