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  1. Many HK doctors back Hospital Authority's overseas recruitment drive

    Posted Jun 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... I am a local medical graduate and a public hospital consultant physician who has worked in public hospitals for 33 years. I wrote to these columns suggesting that the Hospital Authority ... and opinion of his/her senior colleagues. Doctors are important assets of the Hospital Authority and the community of Hong Kong. It is our intention and ambition to teach, guide and nurture all ...

  2. Hospital Authority could step into private breach

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

    ... Staff Reporter If no private hospitals join the proposed medical insurance scheme, the Hospital Authority will step in and offer medical services similar to private ones, according to Secretary for Food and Health Dr York Chow Yat-ngok. But he said this was unlikely as private hospitals were interested in the scheme and preferred the government did not provide such services. Chow ...

  3. 244 doctors leave the Hospital Authority

    Posted Apr 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Some 244 Hospital Authority doctors left the service between April last year and March. Among them, 72 were consultants or associate consultants and 172 were residents. The authority promoted 252 serving doctors and recruited 390. It had 4,700 doctors in its employment in March, 140 more than in the same month last year. ...

  4. Hospital Authority making slow progress in cutting work week

    Posted Feb 11th 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee One in every six employees at the Hospital Authority works a five-day week following the introduction in April of a policy to promote work-life balance, a senior health official said. However, the authority, which manages more than 40 hospitals in the city and employs more than 53,000 staff, has made relatively slow progress in introducing the five-day week among ...

  5. Hospital Authority cheers increased payout

    Posted Feb 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez The Hospital Authority will receive $950 million extra each year for the next three years to strengthen its financial position. After 2009, this will drop to an extra $650 million more a year. 'We will convert the Hospital Authority's one-off grant of $650 million last year to recurrent funding from now on; we will also provide additional recurrent funds ...

  6. Hospital Authority's bonus payout a bit rich

    Posted Jan 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... away with altogether as employers trimmed fat. But for a small band of executives at the Hospital Authority, those good old days appear to have survived. Figures released to legislators ... generous gratuities upon top-level managers. The Hospital Authority, which has been plagued by its own deficits in recent years, might have particular cause for caution. Ironically, ...

  7. Best offer is on the table, Hospital Authority says

    Posted Jul 20th 2007, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh The Hospital Authority says it cannot afford more than the HK$355 million a year it has offered for pay rises for the 2,200 doctors who joined the system after April 2000. After weeks of negotiations with unions, the authority proposed a new pay scale for junior doctors on Monday, offering them rises of 15 per cent to 38 per cent. Yesterday, a Hospital Authority source ...

  8. Hospital Authority to consider 'exporting' staff to mainland

    Posted May 10th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy The cash-strapped Hospital Authority may 'export' medical workers and professional staff to work on the mainland to generate income to ease its financial hardship, ... institutions for consultancy services including medical training, hospital management and information technology. Dr Ho said the authority had established a good 'brand name and [good] track ...

  9. Hospital Authority chiefs may lose bonuses

    Posted Apr 11th 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez, Patsy Moy

    ... Mary Ann Benitez and Patsy Moy The Hospital Authority may scrap bonuses for its senior executives, its chief executive said yesterday. Shane Solomon said he had been looking at the bonus system and would table a proposal soon with the Hospital Authority Board. 'It was an issue last year and it is a matter that I have been dealing with,' said Mr Solomon, who took up ...

  10. Hospital Authority rapped over pay study

    Posted Sep 01st 2005, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Board members say staff committee is being too secretive about the findings The Hospital Authority board is being urged to open up after it was criticised for being ... The authority has commissioned a consultancy study on the pay and conditions for its 40-odd senior executives, including the chief executive and the chief executives of clusters and hospitals ...




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