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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    Doctors attacked by knife-wielding patient in Shanghai, latest in series of assaults on medics

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 05:00pm by Minnie Chan

    ... Three doctors in Shanghai have been attacked by a patient with a knife, the latest in a wave of assaults against medical staff on the mainland. The attack came as police in a city in Hubei ... yesterday morning, injuring the medics, state television reported. The man was arrested by the police about five minutes after the assault. None of the doctors injuries were life threatening, ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted Mar 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Medical staff assaults down 16pc The number of assaults against medical staff in public hospitals fell by 16 per cent to 616 last year, from 736 in 2005. The Hospital Authority paid more than HK$2 million in compensation to assaulted staff last year, compared with HK$3.5 million in 2005. ...

  3. Weeping nurse recalls sex assault

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com The sexual assault trial of a Queen Elizabeth Hospital doctor began yesterday with a nurse fighting back tears as she described how the defendant repeatedly ... accused of sexually assaulting three nurses and exposing himself to a 20-year-old student who lives near his home in Hung Hom. All the incidents are alleged to have happened between January 2010 ...

  4. Internal exam needed for problem, indecent assault trial told

    Posted Jul 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng A woman who has accused a doctor of indecent assault had symptoms that called for an internal examination, a court has heard. A professor of public health told Sha Tin Court ... University, was giving evidence on the fourth day of the trial of Christopher Tong Yung-man, 31, who has denied indecent assault. The court heard earlier that Tong conducted an internal examination ...

  5. Hospital under fire over alleged assault

    Posted Jun 21st 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... authorities and the police of an alleged assault at the hospital. Obstetrician Sally Ferguson was suspended by the hospital for allegedly assaulting a pharmacy dispenser on May 21. But Dr Ferguson ... department. 'The Department of Health is not in a position to investigate an alleged assault case, which could be criminal. Our role is to make sure no patient safety is involved in the incident. ...

  6. Doctor banned for alleged assault

    Posted Sep 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Hospital makes obstetrician's suspension permanent after altercation with dispenser An obstetrician has been permanently suspended by the Hong Kong Adventist Hospital for allegedly assaulting a pharmacy dispenser. The hospital temporarily suspended Sally Ferguson after the incident on May 21. But medical programme administrator Rachel Yeung Tung-ming said ...

  7. Doctor suspended over 'assault'

    Posted Jun 21st 2008, 12:00am by Dan Kadison, Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee and Dan Kadison A popular obstetrician has been suspended from practising at the Hong Kong Adventist Hospital after she allegedly assaulted a pharmacy dispenser. Director ... and bookings for her patients to give birth at the hospital. Medical Association president Choi Kin said it was the first time he had heard of a doctor allegedly assaulting a hospital staff member. ...

  8. Joint assault

    Posted Nov 10th 2008, 12:00am by Susan Schwartz

    ... Rheumatism can strike children as well as adults, but prompt treatment can prevent serious damage, writes Susan Schwartz When nine-year-old Chow Shing-yan was admitted to hospital with fever, a rash and stiff joints, doctors initially thought it was menin ...

  9. Maid cleared of assaulting baby boy

    Posted Oct 01st 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Li

    ... Jonathan Li An Indonesian domestic helper has been cleared of willfully assaulting a three-month-old boy under her care. District Court Judge Bernard Whaley yesterday found 28-year-old ... children- the three-month-old boy, his twin brother and his 18-month-old elder brother. She had pleaded not guilty to willfully assaulting the baby boy on April 7 while he was in her care. Judge ...

  10. Dentist rebuked for drunken assault

    Posted Jul 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu A dentist convicted of indecent assault will be reprimanded by the Dental Council after it ruled yesterday that the offence was committed under the effect of alcohol ... legs. He testified that he was not a regular drinker and committed the assault after drinking a few glasses of wine at a party. Magistrate Timothy Jenkins said in court last November ...




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