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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    Does Chinese law restrict doctors from helping outside their clinics? Man's fake rumour triggers heated debate

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 06:09pm by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Zhuang Pinghui zhuang.pinghui@scmp.com Providing emergency help in good faith cannot be cause for malpractice lawsuit, experts say Courts, lawyers dispel fictitious doctor rumour A medical ... they are registered. They are usually allowed one address, but some cities have allowed two or three. The lie unravelled when the Peking University hospital and the named court issued separate statements, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Inquiry launched after boy, 8, falls ill and dies in days

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 03:54am by Danny Mok

    ... of illness. He said a crisis management group had been set up and counselling would be provided for anyone in need. Miranda Lau, whose daughter is in her final year at the school, said she ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Dead liposuction patient was new mum

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 03:41am by Clifford Lo, Patsy Moy and Shirley Zhao

    ... for gross negligence given that the court had to rely on expert opinions from doctors representing both the prosecution and defence, who usually gave conflicting views. "Gross negligence ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Strain on Hong Kong's health system increases as government dithers over reform

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:30am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Hong Kong awaits report of latest study on how to fix the city's health funding ills, over 20 years after need for reform was first flagged System is sick and tired Late last year, Yim Man-fung, 72, had cataract surgery on her right eye- after waiting for treatment at a public hospital for 10 years. She was finally able to afford to get treated ...

  5. News - World - HEALTH

    Appeal court rejects Bloomberg's ban on big soft drinks

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... The New York Times Court rejects New York soft-drinksban An appeal court has unanimously upheld a decision striking down New York's restrictions on the sale of large, sugary drinks, ... than 16 fluid ounces (about 500ml), but the appeal court wrote that the rule was laden with confusing loopholes and exemptions. Only establishments that received inspection grades from ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Ex-Queen Elizabeth Hospital oncologist gets suspended sentence for failing to disclose conviction

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 02:57pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... was fined HK$50,000 by Kowloon City Court for the offences, which took place in 2007. The conviction was upheld by the Court of Appeal and Court of Final Appeal. "There is no doubt ... and his failure to report a court's guilty verdict. A Medical Council hearing yesterday found that Paddy Chan Tak-ming, a former senior oncologist at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Yau Ma Tei, ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Authority sets out plans to tackle mental illness

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 03:44am by CANNIX YAU

    ... when mental health is in the spotlight after gunman Li Tak-yan shot a neighbour and himself in Kowloon Bay, two years after a court-ordered psychiatric review found that he was suffering ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Reform of Medical Council needed to restore public confidence after Eugina Lau case: group

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 11:29am by EMILY TSANG AND LO WEI

    ... the medical professionals involved in an effort to obtain more evidence to support their case. During the proceedings of the civil claim, which was eventually settled out of court, an obstetrics ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    My uphill battle in seeking justice from Hong Kong's Medical Council

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 03:10am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com 'As a patient standing against a doctor, I'm helpless' When singer Peter Cheung Shung-tak and actress Eugina Lau Mei-kuen finally received some justice last week over the death, nine years ago, of their newborn son, one Hong Kong teacher could not help but wonder when her own justice might arrive. Over the past three years, ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    A year of cancer, one photo at a time: Former Hongkonger keeps picture diary of battle

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:32pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... which is everyone,” Glass says.  After a long year, Glass’ cancer has finally stopped growing, although the 50-year-old must still undergo a CT scan every few months, and lives “quarter ...




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