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  1. Lamma medics had hands full, court told

    Posted Apr 27th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy An ambulance team on Lamma was saving a man who had hanged himself when it received another urgent call to rescue a journalist who had impaled himself in a fall at his home, a coroner's court heard yesterday. Li Wai-keung, senior ambulance officer, told the court that he and his team were in the North Lamma Clinic, helping nurses resuscitate a man who had hanged himself, ...

  2. News - Asia

    India's Uttar Pradesh and its economic hopes key to Modi's run

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 11:08pm by BLOOM

    ... sari, sat on the floor wailing over her dead husband. Yadav said he called an ambulance when his son-in-law started experiencing chest pain, but it didn't arrive. After waiting for about two hours, he paid a taxi to take them 25 kilometres on a pothole-filled road to the hospital. They arrived too late for doctors to save him. Medical staff told Yadav there were no ambulances ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Geldof family 'beyond pain' after mystery death of Peaches, 25

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 08:45pm by GDN

    ... The journalist and model was pronounced dead by an ambulance crew called to her home on southern England's Kent coast at 1.35pm after "a report of concern for the welfare of a woman". ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    South China rumble Yangon United 5-3 to keep AFC Cup hopes alive

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 12:55am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... surface. The 30-minute delay for the arrival of the ambulance, which is required for player safety, also affected them. "The game was difficult because water was all over the pitch," he ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Film review: addicted to love in Nymphomaniac: Volume 1

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 10:44pm by YVONNE TEH

    ... in an alley. Joe (Charlotte Gainsbourg) tells him not to call for an ambulance or the police but agrees to go back with him to his spartan home where he offers her a bed to rest in. After a bit ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Doubts cast on doctor's ability to manage celebrity couple's baby

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 04:03am by LO WEI

    ... of a transferral as the ambulance did not have a ventilator, which the baby needed. He also said blood pressure readings were sometimes misleading. The doctor was found to have left St Teresa's twice ...

  7. Building an ambulance road on Lamma is not going to save lives

    Posted Apr 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... on the table', April 26). This is a beautiful laid-back village, which according to the government is now in need of its own expressway. The main justification is that, with the new road, ambulances will be able to make faster trips to the ferry on busy days. There are several problems with this justification. Firstly, the number of ambulance rides, which will not be many considering the size ...

  8. Criticism for late ambulances

    Posted Dec 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy The Ombudsman has criticised the Hospital Authority's non-emergency ambulance service for being late half of the time. In one case, a patient had to stay overnight in a hospital because an ambulance did not arrive to pick her up until the next day. 'The delay and uncertainty of the services not only frustrate patients and their families, they also impose ...

  9. Call for ambulances to serve private hospitals

    Posted Feb 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee More doctors and patients are calling for the ban on the city's free ambulance service taking patients to private hospitals to be scrapped. Responding to complaints, the Medical Association and several legislators say the present system denies patients the right to prompt specialist care and emergency operations. Public ambulances, which are run by the Fire ...




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