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  1. News - Hong Kong - LEISURE

    Trampoline centre Ryze proves a summer hit with Hong Kong youth

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 05:49am by Christy Choi

    ... injuries, with a few bumps, bruises and sprains, they had never had to call an ambulance. And the park has sought to allay fears by posting data from the Journal of the American Academy ...

  2. Calls grow for priority ambulance system

    Posted Apr 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Patients' groups, a medical academic and a think tank have urged the government to implement a three-tier ambulance dispatch system as soon as possible. They say the measure is well ... tank Civic Exchange, the Alliance for Patients' Mutual Help Organisations and an accident and emergency medical academic said yesterday there was an urgent need for a priority ambulance ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    Only way to conserve Lugard Road property is to keep it as residence

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 04:42am by LETTERS

    ... metres wide at several sections, you do not want to encounter a baby stroller or a wheelchair. Dr Lee also failed to mention the lack of emergency support at No27. No fire engine or ambulance can ...

  4. Ambulances set to limit patient trips to nearest public hospital

    Posted Oct 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang Ambulances will only take emergency patients to the nearest public hospital from the start of next month. Patients' requests to be taken to private hospitals would ... the measure would make better use of emergency ambulance resources, because some private hospitals had abused ambulance services by using them to transport patients between private hospitals. About ...

  5. Lawmakers say no to delayed ambulance times

    Posted Apr 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang Lawmakers yesterday passed a non-binding motion opposing a government proposal to increase the arrival target of ambulances at an emergency from 12 minutes to up to 20 ... Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee, the former security minister, said the Security Bureau should end the myth over computer programming for the proposed three-tier ambulance dispatch system. Under ...

  6. Maid fights for life after being hit by ambulance

    Posted Mar 01st 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A domestic helper from the Philippines was fighting for her life last night after an ambulance knocked her down in Sha Tau Kok. A green minibus was making a right turn into a branch road near Kan Tau Tsuen when an ambulance, with its siren on, collided with the vehicle at 8.10am, a police spokesman said. The ambulance mounted the pavement and hit a 39-year-old ...

  7. Ambulance system can ill afford more delays

    Posted Apr 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government's latest plan for improving our ambulance service says the 12-minute target for responding to calls will be met in not less than 92.5 per cent of cases. ... for discriminating between life-threatening, less critical and non-acute cases- or even frivolous ones that do not require ambulances at all. The delay in implementing such arrangements does nothing ...

  8. Mainland ambulance in HK under scrutiny

    Posted Sep 18th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong An ambulance service that carries sick Hongkongers from the mainland is under government scrutiny after a complaint about its left-hand-drive emergency vehicle travelling ... by Civic Party leader Audrey Eu Yuet-mee after a person sent her a picture of the ambulance on Robinson Road and said it had been sounding its siren. In a letter to Chief Secretary Henry Tang ...

  9. Ambulances to be kitted out with charcoal drink to treat poisoning

    Posted Oct 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Bottles of charcoal drink will soon be given to victims of poisoning who are considered suitable to receive them to speed up their treatment. From Monday, all of the city's ambulances will be equipped with a bottle of activated charcoal drink, which is scientifically proven to be able to absorb most toxins. Patients deemed suitable to be given the drinks ...

  10. Ambulance servicing on a par with global standards, agency says

    Posted Dec 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... during the inquest into the deaths of three patients who died after the ambulances sent to collect them broke down. Chan had earlier advised the Fire Services Department, which pays the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department HK$20 million a year to maintain its vehicles, to 'change garages'. Li said the number of ambulance breakdowns had dropped by more than 60 per ...




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