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  1. 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-call reform. Hospitals made plans in January to trim the number of doctors on call, after the Court of Final Appeal ruled ...

  2. Donors flock to centres after marrow appeal

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Helene Franchineau helene.franchineau@scmp.com Donation centres received seven times more non-Asian bone-marrow donors in the last week than they usually get in a year after the international community turned out en masse to help a French man with leukaem ...

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    The fight to diagnose mitochondrial disease in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... since birth was finally identified when she was 17. Due to her illness, the teenager, now 18 years old, has never talked, walked, fed herself or performed the most routine of daily activities ... be luckier. Thanks to medical advances and doctors' efforts, patients with the disease are about to see a change for the better. After years of appeals for donations, equipment to diagnose ...

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    Hutchison to develop herbal drug with Nestle

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Chinese medicine to the world, but it has taken this long to do it in a scientific and methodical manner," Hogg said. "It is only now that all this effort is reaching the final stages ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Doctor charged for not checking on patient after surgery

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... problems, but Chan only gave him instructions through his nurse. It was only a week later that the patient finally visited Tseung Kwan O Hospital, where his rectal perforation and peritonitis were ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Nov 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to conduct the trial. The convictions secured after trial, and those upheld by the Court of Appeal, were ultimately quashed by the Court of Final Appeal on the basis of the presentation of evidence ...

  7. High costs dampen HK's cosmetic surgery appeal

    Posted Aug 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Hong Kong's cosmetic surgery industry could soon find itself in need of a facelift, as services in other Asian countries prove more affordable. High rental costs and wages have severely limited so-called medical touri ...

  8. Family's urgent appeal for liver

    Posted Jul 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... time. If he has pneumonia, bleeding in the brain or in the digestive system, even a transplant would not save him,' he said. Cheng's wife made an appeal yesterday on Facebook, hoping ...

  9. On-call cuts could put patients at risk, say doctors

    Posted Dec 07th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... was one of six changes put forward by the Hospital Authority in a review of on-call duties, as it seeks to streamline staffing and trim costs. The recommendations followed a Court of Final Appeal ... the final responsibility for extra spending related to doctors being on call under the court ruling. One senior hospital manager said patients would be put at risk by putting fewer doctors on call. ...

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    Three medical leaps that could transform disease treatments

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... they carry HIV-resistant genes. Finally, infuse the cells back into the patient. With luck, the modified immune cells thrive in the body, while the others die off. The first clinical trial to do ...




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