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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 says sorry to blood victim

    Posted Aug 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Martin Wong martin.wong@scmp.com The chief executive of the Hospital Authority has apologised to a woman who suffered a brain haemorrhage after receiving the wrong type of blood ... and her family,' Leung said. The 64-year-old woman developed a brain haemorrhage after being given blood type A, instead of type B. She was being treated at Kwong Wah Hospital in Yau Ma Tei, ...

  3. Hospital Authority aims to match British success

    Posted May 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Irene Jay Liu irenejay.liu@scmp.com Hong Kong seeks to emulate Britain in its fight against superbug infections, but it isn't easy, says the Hospital Authority's infection control chief. Britain slashed hospital MRSA blood infections by 70 per cent in five years. In Hong Kong, infection rates have dropped 12 per cent for hospitals providing acute services since ...

  4. Hospital Authority staff provide high-quality health care

    Posted Jun 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... offensive claim that health care workers in the Hospital Authority are lower grade practitioners. If all health care workers were motivated primarily by money then this would almost certainly ... As Dr Lo claims that the quality of care is lower in the Hospital Authority perhaps he could give detailed results for his own practice to substantiate his claim or retract his offensive remark. ...

  5. Cancer-stricken doctor fights Hospital Authority over drug cost

    Posted Aug 20th 2007, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh and Ella Lee A doctor who has treated many colon cancer patients is fighting the Hospital Authority over his own cancer treatment. The consultant surgeon complained ... efficacy available in the Hospital Authority free of charge; or if such is available, patients do not respond well to the alternative treatment'. However, the authority sent a memo to all its ...

  6. 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. ...

  7. Hospital Authority starts surveillance programme

    Posted Mar 07th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy The Hospital Authority and all 12 private hospitals in Hong Kong have been placed on full alert for bird flu. The authority last night also announced the launch of a three-week enhanced surveillance programme from tomorrow. Under the programme, public hospitals have to report to the authority's e-Flu system if a patient shows symptoms of bird flu, has been in contact ...

  8. Health chief reveals change of focus for Hospital Authority

    Posted Feb 01st 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez, Patsy Moy

    ... yesterday. The comments by Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food York Chow Yat-ngok represent a sharp policy departure. Dr Chow outlined his plan for repositioning the Hospital Authority ... should have a health-care financing plan and properly manage the income sources [for the Hospital Authority] before it tries to further cut its spending on health-care services.' But Kwok ...

  9. Accountant to take over at Hospital Authority

    Posted Oct 09th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez and Ella Lee An executive of accounting giant Ernst & Young is poised to become chairman of the Hospital Authority. Anthony Wu Ting-yuk, the firm's Far East, Hong ... of the Hospital Authority board, Mr Wu has been taking a low profile. Kwok Ka-ki, legislator for the medical sector, said: 'I would appreciate it if Mr Wu would continue to dedicate his effort ...

  10. Hospital Authority chief says there is no shortage of masks

    Posted Sep 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez, Patsy Moy

    ... Hong Kong has an adequate supply of small-sized N95 surgical masks, the chief executive of the Hospital Authority said yesterday as he tried to ease concerns over a shortage of the top-quality protective mask. William Ho Shiu-wei said the problem was not acute because the Hospital Authority had stockpiled almost twice the number of masks that it consumed during the height ...




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