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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hospital's hybrid operating theatre cuts risks for patients

    Posted May 27th 2014, 04:22am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Hybrid operating theatre cuts risks for patients Prince of Wales Hospital heart patients who once had to be moved from one floor to another for different operations can now have them done all in one place. This follows Chinese University's introduction of a hybrid operating theatre at the Sha Tin hospital that it says will reduce the risks of moving ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Over 100 heart patients 'stitched up with expired thread' at Hong Kong hospital

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 01:40pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... normal practice. A new monitoring system set up by operating theatre administrators, and a lack of a monitoring system for purchasing supplies also contributed, the panels found. A hospital ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    HKU's HK$200m bill for mainland hospital

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 04:09am by Amy Nip

    ... theatres and 500 beds, which meant the hospital was only working at about a quarter of its capacity. He said arguments over financing that began at the end of last year had stopped the hospital ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    High-risk salons fined and warned

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:57am by Emily Tsang

    ... this year to impose a licensing system on private premises used as operating theatres. It is also studying whether general medical practitioners without specialised training should be allowed ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Woman dies after receiving liposuction at hair treatment centre

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 07:48pm by Emily Tsang, Danny Mok and Johnny Tam

    ... employed doctors to run separate clinics for medical procedures. These were usually found in residential or commercial buildings. He agreed the government should ensure all operating theatres met ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Barcodes help hospitals keep track of their tools

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 04:28am by LO WEI

    ... The system is set to be used by all 23 public hospitals with surgical theatres within two years. "The main highlight of the system is to enhance patients' safety," said Mike Tong ... "The implications could be very big when it's about a patient in a surgical theatre." ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Dental care needs difficult for mentally disabled in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 04:47am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... of such patients' emotional instability, extracting a tooth would require general anaesthesia performed in a hospital operating theatre. This meant a two- to three-year wait in government hospitals, said Dr ... only simple check-ups and pain medication. Booking an operating theatre in a private hospital for an hour with the utilities required would cost about HK$50,000, excluding dentist fees, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Concern over high death rates in Hong Kong's public hospitals

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 11:42pm by LO WEI

    ... with the use of temporary beds the most of all hospitals. Tuen Mun Hospital said it would add more beds in the surgical ward. Studies would be made on improvements to operating theatres and a reduction ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong robot surgeons defended after US warning

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by Candy Chan

    ... Candy Chan candy.chan@scmp.com Robot surgeons defended after US warning Patients were reassured yesterday that they have nothing to worry about when they find a surgical robot waiting for them in the operating theatre. It follows a report that the hi-tech equipment could be responsible for unreported fatalities in the United States. However, one Hong Kong doctor said he believed ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong toddler infected by bacteria after contaminated blood transfusion

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... at the hospital blood bank since July 26 before being transported to the operating theatre on the day of the transfusion. Traces of the bacteria were also found on the surface of an expired blood bag ...




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