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  1. Food poisoning strikes down 18 diners at Wan Chai hotel

    Posted Aug 04th 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Buffet dinner is prime suspect in the second such outbreak in recent weeks At least 18 people have fallen sick after eating buffet dinners in a Wan Chai hotel, the second mass outbreak of food poisoning in two months. The victims, aged between 14 and 66, developed fever and gastrointestinal symptoms including diarrhoea and abdominal pain after buffet dinners ...

  2. Over vs under

    Posted Apr 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A three-tunnel bypass from Central to Wan Chai would require reclamation of at least 15.5 hectares and cost up to $28 billion to build. A flyover would need 11.5 hectares and cost $11 billion. Which is the better option? Write to us ...

  3. Hospitals join forces for heart patients

    Posted Apr 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... show. Yan Chai, also in Tsuen Wan, does not perform such operations and has had to transfer patients to public hospitals in other districts. 'We have been co-operating with Adventist ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Up to 20 needy patients from Yan Chai Hospital will get free heart surgery at Tsuen Wan Adventist Hospital under a new public-private hospital partnership. Patients ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - H7N9 Bird Flu

    Elderly man latest to die in Hong Kong after contracting H7N9 bird flu

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 03:34pm

    ... 23, is seriously ill and the mother is in a stable condition, provincial health officials said. It also follows the cull of 20,000 chickens at the Cheung Sha Wan wholesale market after ... in the Baoan district of Shenzhen living close to poultry stalls. He returned to Hong Kong on January 26 with mild flu symptoms but without a fever, which allowed him to avoid health detection ...

  5. Phone checks on high-risk patients to rise

    Posted Oct 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... to hospitals in New Territories East, including Prince of Wales, Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole and North District. The Hospital Authority plans to expand it to all public hospitals in two years. Wong ...

  6. Second pig infection case confirmed

    Posted May 24th 2007, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... a 79-year-old woman living in Chai Wan was treated in hospital. ... this year. The man developed fever, chills and muscle pain on May 19 and was admitted to North District Hospital the same day. He is now in a stable condition. A centre spokesman said the patient had ...

  7. Advanced cancer more prevalent among poor

    Posted Jan 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... had never had one. In the Wan Chai district, where household income is highest, half of the breast cancer patients had had regular mammography screening before diagnosis. The districts ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Women in poorer neighbourhoods are more likely to suffer advanced breast cancer because of poor health care education and services, according to a survey. ...

  8. Three more public traditional medicine clinics proposed

    Posted May 27th 2005, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... document, to be discussed on Tuesday, says the clinics will be at Madam Yung Fung Shee Health Centre, Yuen Long, Woo Ping Care and Attention Centre, Tseung Kwan O, and Tang Shiu Kin Hospital, Wan Chai. They will be equipped with computerised systems for patient records, dispensary and laboratory tests. The authority says the sites selected have dense populations and a high proportion ...

  9. Inquiry panel member angry at worker's lies

    Posted Feb 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang The Reverend Chu Yiu-ming says he was shocked and angered upon receiving a completely different account of when a baby's body was last seen in a hospital mortuary. 'My hands were shaking and I was so shocked as to be speechless,� ...

  10. Hospitals brace for flu season

    Posted Feb 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang The coming six to eight weeks will be the peak flu season, which may bring an upsurge in demand for medical services, the Hospital Authority said yesterday. In the first week of this month, 9 per cent more patients visited emergency rooms per ...




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