80pc SAY FREE CASUALTY SERVICES A MUST IN POLL

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 28 December, 2002, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 28 December, 2002, 12:00am

Four out of five people believe accident and emergency services at public hospitals should be free, according to a Democratic Party telephone poll of 518 people. On November 29, all 15 accident and emergency departments began charging Hong Kong residents $100, or $570 for non-residents. Only the elderly and those on welfare may apply for exemption.


 

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