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  1. Suicide prevention gets boost

    Posted Sep 10th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... Four civic groups agree to co-ordinate efforts and raise public awareness Four civic groups yesterday joined hands to fight suicide as part of a global initiative to mark the first World Suicide Prevention Day today. Hong Kong's suicide rate reached ...

  2. Drug maker to raise up to HK$553m

    Posted Apr 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... Lansen Pharmaceutical Holdings, majority owned by London-listed Cathay International, launched its investor roadshow yesterday, aiming to tap Hong Kong's equity market for up to HK$553 million. In addition to property management, Cathay has made inve ...

  3. How swine flu confounded all expectations

    Posted Mar 08th 2010, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... With the same 'HSI' abbreviation, the human swine influenza and Hang Seng Index have at least one other thing in common - their unpredictability. Financial analysts find it hard to predict the perturbations of the stock market, and doctors and h ...

  4. Hospitals told to cut on-call roster

    Posted Apr 08th 2010, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Public hospitals were asked by the Hospital Authority again yesterday to submit new plans to cut the number of doctors on call for emergencies after the landmark court ruling. The authority is surveying individual hospitals on the implementation of the on ...

  5. Lack of family doctors threatens health reforms

    Posted Nov 18th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee With long-awaited medical reforms set to promote the development of family medicine, serious doubts are being expressed about whether the city's two medical schools ... done better than its counterpart in making improvements. But the dean of medicine at HKU, Professor Lee Sum-ping, said he did not see the Medical Council's remarks as suggesting ...

  6. Hospitals to cut waiting times

    Posted Nov 09th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee The Hospital Authority is pledging to cut waiting times at public hospitals and clinics amid repeated criticism that the long queues have deprived patients of good medical care. Under new performance pledges, specialists' outpatient clinics will cut the first-appointment waiting time for routine cases by 25 per cent in the coming year. The target is to give ...

  7. Health check on patient safety

    Posted Nov 08th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Having hospital treatment can end in an unexpectedly unhappy result: a wrong operation, a medication error or a life-threatening infection. One in every 100 public patients in Hong Kong experiences some kind of adverse incident during a hospital stay, and many are preventable. How to improve patient safety is a challenge for all health care systems. As hospital ...

  8. Free jabs set to start for 2m at high risk

    Posted Nov 06th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Two million Hongkongers will be able to receive free shots against swine flu next month, with the government finally securing three millions doses from French drug maker Sanofi Pasteur at HK$79 each. Announcing completion of the tender, Health Secretary Dr York Chow Yat-ngok yesterday appealed to people to get vaccinated before the second wave of swine flu, expected ...

  9. Mandatory health insurance dropped, voluntary scheme floated

    Posted Oct 15th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee The government will float a proposal for a voluntary medical insurance and savings scheme next year after finally dropping a controversial mandatory financing plan in the face of public opposition. Explaining that the public had reservations about any mandatory scheme, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen said the voluntary scheme would be worked out soon and would have ...

  10. Doctors look to Tsang for urban site to build small private hospital

    Posted Oct 14th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee A group of private doctors wants to build a small hospital in an urban area under the government's drive to turn health care into a pillar of the economy. They hope that Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen will announce more potential sites for new private hospitals in his policy address today, apart from the four the government has already identified. Medical ...




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