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  1. 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, ...

  2. Authorities investigating father's hospital complaint over newborn

    Posted Jan 13th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok, Elaine Yau

    ... Danny Mok and Elaine Yau Health authorities are investigating allegations by a man that his wife and newborn son received poor treatment at Baptist Hospital that resulted in the boy suffering convulsions and requiring intensive care. The boy was delivered at the Kowloon Tong hospital on December 19, about 17 days early. A doctor said the child and his mainland mother were both ...

  3. Hospital Authority sued over treatment delay

    Posted Mar 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A woman is suing the Hospital Authority for a delay in the treatment of Ho Shuk-kay, a heart patient, at Tai Po Hospital and Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital. In a writ filed in the District Court yesterday, Lee King-wai claims cumulative errors between May 30 and June 2, 2006, led to a delay in diagnosing and managing Ho's acute coronary syndrome. ...

  4. Hospital Authority faces big doctors' payout

    Posted Mar 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez, Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle, Ella Lee and Mary Ann Benitez The Hospital Authority is facing a massive payout after a group of doctors successfully sued it for depriving them of rest days and statutory ... days by what amounts, in effect, to sleight of administrative hand,' he said. Regarding doctors on call at hospitals during rest days, the authority argued the wards and not the hospital ...

  5. Hospital Authority staff leaked ICAC secret, court told

    Posted Aug 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Siu-sin Manager, former public affairs worker accused of faxing case details to media A Hospital Authority manager and a former staff member have appeared in court charged ... interview between 2 and 3pm,' she said. 'He urged me to send it to the media before 2.30pm. He wished to put pressure on the Hospital Authority and the ICAC. He believed reporters would ...

  6. Patient's death under probe

    Posted Nov 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com The Hospital Authority is investigating after a man died a week following his admission to Kowloon Hospital with a hole in his windpipe that may not have been properly cared for. The case was reported to the authority as a 'serious medical incident', prompting an investigation panel to question some 20 doctors and nurses. It has also been ...

  7. Authority argues doctors do not deserve overtime for disruptions

    Posted Oct 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui Limited disruption of a public doctor's rest day did not warrant a full day's overtime pay, a lawyer for the Hospital Authority has suggested. Senior counsel Adrian ... at hospital while being on call. He rejected, however, the general overtime claim and the claim for off-site calls on rest days or statutory holidays. The authority later settled with 65 ...

  8. Authority accepts doctors' pay ruling

    Posted Mar 31st 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez We want to move on, says chairman as hospitals face multimillion-dollar bill The Hospital Authority has decided not to appeal against a court decision ordering it to pay ... that we are not going to appeal against the judgment, the reason being we want to put this behind us and move on,' Hospital Authority chairman Anthony Wu Ting-yuk said yesterday. However, Mr ...

  9. Grandfather seeks review of 'punitive' fees

    Posted Nov 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung A grandfather is expected to file for a judicial review today in an attempt to block a Hospital Authority policy to charge pregnant mainlanders what he says are punitive fees for pre-natal checks and treatment. Fok Siu-wing, 65, whose mainland daughter-in-law is due to give birth late next month, said yesterday he hoped the authority could halt the measure until the court ...

  10. Win for doctors over days off

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... and Choi. Mr Justice Anselmo Reyes ordered the Hospital Authority to pay the doctors 70 per cent of their legal costs after their lawyer failed to convince the court to give them 90 per cent. ... determination. The doctors will submit a final calculation also agreed by the Hospital Authority to the court, which will then give effect to it. Details of the order will not be available to the public. ...




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