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  1. Coroner's court calls for more night nurses

    Posted Jun 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... for Community Organisation's patients rights group, Ms Chin plans to launch a civil action against the Hospital Authority for negligence. She claims her husband's condition was not properly monitored, particularly by the scarce night staff when it was becoming critical, and that his symptoms were ignored. The jury called on the Hospital Authority to 'improve the computer ...

  2. Doctors query housing man's posting to top medical body

    Posted Aug 28th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy The Hospital Authority should explain to the public why a housing official has been selected to take up a major post at Hong Kong's largest medical body, according ... yesterday told TVB that it was his 'personal decision' not to renew his employment contract with the Hospital Authority. He also denied his departure was related to public pressure ...

  3. Drugs list a result of 'hidden agenda'

    Posted Mar 09th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Patients may end up paying more for lifesaving medicine Chronically ill and elderly patients have appealed to the Hospital Authority and government not to implement ... Hospital Authority and the Samaritan Fund might be able to help those patients receiving welfare,' she said. 'But how about families in the middle class who have to care for an ill family ...

  4. Joint appeal for doctor's release

    Posted Jun 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... live in a residence within the hospital compound, were taken by a staff car that day and have not been seen since. Hospital authorities have only told the family that they are 'safe'. Their son, who lives on the mainland, received a handwritten note from his mother on June 4 saying that they both were fine. And on Tuesday, hospital authorities asked the son to deliver Dr ...

  5. 'Sad experience' evokes more tears

    Posted Jul 09th 2004, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Che-hung, who quit and refused to let others share the blame. 'I feel very sad about Dr Leong's resignation but I think it is an honorable act,' Dr Ko, the Hospital Authority ... of the authority's board were persuaded to stay on to keep the public hospitals operating while Dr Leong made a lone self-sacrifice. The tears of Dr Ko, who attended the media conference to support Dr Leong, ...

  6. Sars widow takes hospital to court to win report access

    Posted Jul 29th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... the Hospital Authority and a private education firm, Mr Lau said. The first case involved a health-care assistant who claimed she had come down with Sars because of inadequate protective gear ... Elaine Wu The document criticising management is needed to prepare for her civil lawsuit The widow of a Sars patient has asked a court to force Baptist Hospital to release documents so she ...

  7. Widow speaks of her agony and officials' insensitivity

    Posted Mar 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... year, the couple saw Hospital Authority specialists. They were, in general, happy with the care he received. But when it was obvious that nothing more could be done and the family prepared ... although the Hospital Authority says that this is now official policy.' Mrs Taylor's experiences were agonising. They raise disturbing issues. Every family in Hong Kong will one day face ...

  8. Cancer man sought justice before dying

    Posted Mar 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... against the hospital. A Hospital Authority spokeswoman yesterday said streamlining had been introduced at specialist clinics, with priority appointments assigned to patients in poorer conditions. ... lawyers describing how he was deprived of timely treatment at a public hospital for more than 10 months, before a doctor told him it was too late to save his life. Yip, 50, died of liver cancer ...

  9. York Chow tipped to take over as new health minister

    Posted Oct 01st 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... of the Hospital Authority's Hong Kong west cluster, will succeed Yeoh Eng-kiong as secretary for health, welfare and food, sources said. Dr Chow declined to comment yesterday on whether he would ... of the authority's Hong Kong west cluster, overseeing eight hospitals and medical institutions. Dr Yeoh had recommended Gregory Leung Wing-lap, director of food and environmental hygiene, to Mr Tung as his ...

  10. Kan Yan gets wish- and keeps her liver

    Posted Aug 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... despite her youth. She was turned down. The Hospital Authority said the law was designed to protect children because of the potential risks to the donor in live liver transplants. ... Michelle, was now in stable condition after going through more than 12 hours of surgery at Queen Mary Hospital. 'She had been tortured by the disease for so long and it was just so lucky ...




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