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  1. Airport health: who is responsible

    Posted Dec 26th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at leading world airports is that airport authorities, instead of governments, provide the medical services. Any sick passenger requiring medical attention will be seen first by the private doctor. ... is adopted because the vast majority of medical cases seen at an airport or on board are not of an infectious nature. If the captain radioes ahead and informs us of a suspected case of a communicable ...

  2. News - World - HEALTH

    Pfizer trial shows experimental drug doubles time until breast cancer tumours grow worse

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:52pm by Reuters

    ... Los Angeles, and a lead author of the study. Side effects seen in the trial, including low blood cell counts and fatigue, were manageable, he said before the study was presented ...

  3. Preparing for the second wave

    Posted Sep 18th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Equipment All hospitals are equipped with protective gear. An infection-control team at each hospital establishes standards, referring to Hospital Authority minimum guidelines Infection ... in October Colou-coded alert system in place since Tuesday Health screening continues all ports of entry including airport and Lo Wu border until next year Diagnostic tests available to public ...

  4. News - China - HEALTH

    Weeping doctor paraded around hospital by angry mob after patient dies

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 05:07pm by SIJIA JIANG

    ... in the confrontation turned themselves in to the authorities later that day, the government statement added. DXY, a website for the medical community on the mainland, said on its social media account, citing ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hospital Authority faces increasing demands on its services

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:00am by LEUNG PAK-YIN

    ... Leung Pak-yin Leung Pak-yin says the Hospital Authority is constantly striving to meet increasing demands on services, which have been stretched by an ageing population and a rise in chronic illnesses Urgent cases Over the past 22 years, the Hospital Authority has grown and developed to become a leading public health care system providing comprehensive medical services. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Authorities warn parents of Kwun Tong doctor's expired vaccine

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok danny.mok@scmp.com Authorities issue expired vaccine warning to parents Health authorities have issued an alert to parents of children who received flu injections from a Kwun Tong private doctor after he was found to have administered expired vaccines. Secretary for Food and Health Dr Ko Wing-man last night urged parents of children aged between six months and six ...

  7. Talkback

    Posted Feb 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for their staunch efforts in the fight against Sars. I remember also that several heroic health workers paid the ultimate price for their dedication with their lives. So what is the Hospital Authority ... be no justification whatsoever in further exploiting a conscientious and dedicated workforce, a workforce comprised of people who wish to care for others and to save lives. If the Hospital Authority has ...

  8. Hospital Authority has taken steps to entice staff to stay, ensure quality care

    Posted Jun 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... I refer to the letter by Wong Wing-sze ('Hospital exodus threat to patients', May 30). The Hospital Authority realises the tight manpower situation of our health-care workforce, ... ensuring the provision of quality medical services. Last year (2011-12), the authority recruited more than 320 doctors and 1,700 nurses to deal with the turnover and support new services. Among ...

  9. Boyhood dream comes full circle for 'Dr Wu'

    Posted Apr 07th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Hospital Authority chief talks insurance and mega cities As a boy, Anthony Wu Ting-yuk wanted to become a doctor, just like his grandfather. While that did not happen, he ended ... executive board. But he did eventually fulfil his boyhood dream of entering the medical arena, albeit in a different way. As chairman of the Hospital Authority, he manages 53,000 doctors, nurses, ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Demand still great 20 years after Hong Kong's first heart transplant operation

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com First heart transplant celebrated, 20 years on Hong Kong's first heart transplant recipient marked the 20th anniversary of his operation with an appeal for more people to register as organ donors. Chiu Wan-hoi, 68, talked about his experience at an event hosted by the Hospital Authority yesterday, saying he was thankful to be given 20 more years- ...




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