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  1. Doctor suspended for alcohol-tainted syrup

    Posted Mar 10th 2011, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... was absent from the council's disciplinary inquiry yesterday, was convicted at Tsuen Wan Magistrates' Court for illegal sale of unregistered pharmaceutical products and sale of a drug unfit ... upheld the conviction. Yesterday, his defence council, Douglas Jones, said Hin did not know the drug, obtained from Christo Pharmaceuticals, was unregistered. 'It's a reputable ...

  2. Doctor stole from shots scheme

    Posted Jan 18th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng A private doctor who cheated HK$960 from the government's flu vaccination programme was convicted. Barry Tsang Ka-hung, 42, pleaded guilty in Kwun Tong Court to four counts of obtaining access to a computer with a view to dishonest gain. Magistrate Joseph To Ho-shing adjourned sentencing to February 14. Tsang's counsel, Peter Duncan SC, said that the doctor, who has ...

  3. Dangerous-drugs breach is doctor's fifth offence

    Posted Oct 26th 2010, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... a court conviction for the offence. Last year Dr Siu Ting-wing, 56, was convicted in Eastern Court of failing to keep a register of dangerous drugs and was fined HK$30,000. He failed to report his conviction to the council, which is required. For the failure to keep the record, Siu's name will be removed from the register for three months, during which time he will not be able ...

  4. Celebrity priest's fall from grace one of many

    Posted Aug 20th 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li The fall from grace of celebrity Taoist priest Li Yi is reminiscent of the downfalls of several so-called masters who were first worshipped for their self-proclaimed supernatural power and then exposed as phoneys. Li has been hiding from the pu ...

  5. 8 months' jail for nurse who groped patient

    Posted Jun 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng A male nurse who molested a female patient in a hospital isolation room was jailed for eight months yesterday. Ng Hon-keung, 28, was convicted in Kowloon City Court of touching a patient's chest during a bogus lung exam at Queen Elizabeth Hospital on September 13. Ng had pleaded not guilty to indecent assault. During the trial, the complainant told the court she went ...

  6. Doctor who took patient data fined HK$50,000

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

    ... Loretta Fong and Yvonne Tsui A former senior oncologist at Queen Elizabeth Hospital convicted of obtaining the personal particulars of 2,000 of his patients from a clerk before he left ... Court had heard. He later sent letters to the patients regarding his move into private practice. Magistrate David Thomas convicted him after a trial on one count of misconduct in public office. ...

  7. HKU loses top doctor, fuelling brain drain fear

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

    ... Ella Lee The University of Hong Kong medical faculty and Queen Mary Hospital are to lose their leading bone marrow transplant specialist to the private sector, adding to concerns that a brain drain of experienced doctors will affect public services. Profe ...

  8. ICAC probe into former medical school boss

    Posted Jan 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee and Phyllis Tsang The former head of surgery of the University of Hong Kong medical faculty is being investigated by the graft buster over some financial arrangements at the school. The case is still under investigating by the Independent Commiss ...

  9. Caregiver guilty of abusing resident

    Posted Dec 09th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man, Martin Wong

    ... Joyce Man and Martin Wong A caregiver at a New Territories home for the aged has been found guilty of slapping a 65-year-old woman with dementia and forcing her to eat her own excrement. Chan Sau-kuen, 50, was convicted in Fanling Court yesterday of four counts of common assault for abusing Pang Sin-mui from April last year to May this year at the Southern Centre for the Aged ...

  10. Doctor struck off for having sex with patient

    Posted May 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man The Medical Council handed down its harshest punishment ever by striking a doctor off the medical register indefinitely for having sex with and living with a psychiatric patient for nine years. The council said the reason for the severity of the ...




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