Recent incidents at the same hospital

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 30 November, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 30 November, 2011, 12:00am


October 13

A premature baby had to have his right leg amputated after suffering a damaged artery during insertion of a catheter.

September 15

A substitute cleaner at the nuclear medicine unit accidentally sent a refuse bag of radioactive material to the Tsing Yi chemical waste treatment centre two days before the end of its radioactive cycle.

August 4

A 13-year-old boy died after an operation on his spine. The family accused the authority of not telling the full story.

May 21

A 12-year-old girl who fainted twice but was found to be healthy by doctors died in her sleep two days later. Her parents criticised the earlier diagnosis.

May 13

Bacteria-tainted radioisotope for imaging used in 12 patients, including a 14-year-old with leukaemia.

May 11

A 60 year-old patient died after having an operation to remove kidney stones. The family criticised the hospital for not removing all the stones, while the hospital claimed the patient died of heart disease.