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  1. Dentist guilty of unprofessional conduct in cancer death

    Posted Feb 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Scarlett Chiang A dentist who failed to spot that a patient had oral cancer has been found guilty of unprofessional conduct. Augustine Wong Hung-leung was charged after the widow of former patient Chan Ip-cheung filed a complaint to the Dental Council on the death of her husband in September 2004. The council heard that Dr Wong examined the patient on September 8, 2000, ...

  2. Cracking the code of our immunity

    Posted Jun 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kanglei Wang You are holding on to the central pole of a subway car, or talking on your phone, or opening a door. Your hand brushes metal, plastic, wood. And there, where you got a paper cut yesterday, germs bypass the barrier of your skin and enter your ...

  3. Xian medical team conducts face transplant

    Posted Apr 15th 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... prepared for the operation by conducting face transplants on animals, including rabbits. ...

  4. Code scanning system reduces hospital errors

    Posted Feb 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang A code scanning system has helped 12 public hospitals to significantly reduce errors in blood sampling and transfusions, and 10 more hospitals will adopt the same system ... system, which requires a patient's identity to be confirmed by scanning a 2-D code on the wristband and one on a paper form. If the codes match, a confirmation label is printed. A procedure ...

  5. New safety code for private births

    Posted Sep 18th 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... in anaesthetics, obstetrics and surgery on call at all times under the government's new code of practice for private hospitals. Deputy Director of Health Gloria Tam Lai-fun said in an interview ... in the world, even one case a year is too many,' Dr Tam said. Under the code, private hospitals would have to make a doctor- either a general practitioner or a specialist- available to attend ...

  6. Doctors told to separate charges

    Posted May 01st 2010, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... the requirement to separate fees could not become part of the official professional code of conduct without an amendment to the code. But Lieh Mak said that as the judgment was upheld by the court, it was effective immediately without any amendment of the code. ...

  7. Doctor gets one-month suspension

    Posted Mar 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... nurses which was in line with the double-checking practice UMP recommends. According to the UMP code of conduct, the doctor or the on-duty supervisor should check medicines before they are given to patients. However, the Professional Code and Conduct amended by the Medical Council in August 2005 stressed that it is the doctor's personal responsibility to ensure that the drugs dispensed ...

  8. Legislator calls for regulation of biotech laboratories

    Posted Sep 30th 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Biotech firms that conduct medical diagnostic tests should be regulated as they deal with human specimens, legislator for the medical sector Lo Wing-lok said. 'If you obtain ... Council promoted the standards of professional practice and conduct among registered health-care professionals. The government also plans to expand the coverage of the Hong Kong Laboratory ...

  9. 'Police undermine safe sex habits'

    Posted Dec 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... and business trips. A police spokesman said yesterday: 'We are very concerned about the conduct of police officers and will take disciplinary actions against those who breach the code of conduct.' He urged people to report any abuses of power officers and gave an assurance that such complaints would be kept confidential. ...

  10. Hospital authority says sorry to blood victim

    Posted Aug 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... but not during the blood sampling, blood grouping and blood transfusion, so there was not a fault in the bar-code system,' he said. Since 2008, public hospitals have used a bar-code system for labelling blood samples in an effort to prevent specimen mix-ups at hospitals. Under the system, staff who want to print a label for a blood sample must first scan a bar code on a patient's ...




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