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  1. Health chiefs reveal another pill blunder

    Posted Mar 20th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... William Chui Chun-ming, education director of the Society of Hospital Pharmacists, said the department's supervision of the industry had 'totally collapsed'. He criticised ... Ella Lee and Ng Yuk-hang The Department of Health yesterday disclosed a fourth blunder in two weeks involving medicines. Pharmacists said the government had lost control over Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/673873/health-chiefs-reveal-another-pill-blunder
  2. Call for more eye tests to save children's sight

    Posted Jan 13th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... parents do not have such knowledge and they may take the government services as a gold standard. The Department of Health should have at least come out and educated parents even though it cannot ... Ella Lee Problem permanent if caught late The Department of Health should provide annual eye tests for children because its current service was 'inadequate' to pick up vision ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/666744/call-more-eye-tests-save-childrens-sight
  3. Too few cadavers for medical student masses

    Posted Sep 27th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee The switch from seven years of secondary education to six is giving the city's university administrators a headache- and aggravating what is already a big problem for anatomy ... signed up after the anatomy department made a public appeal in January last year. But those pledges have so far yielded only 25 bodies. Until now, medical students have paid their respects ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/693779/too-few-cadavers-medical-student-masses
  4. Drug's expiry date was faked

    Posted Mar 21st 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee and Phyllis Tsang More than 3 million tablets of a painkiller imported by a Hong Kong company carried a fabricated expiry date, the Department of Health revealed yesterday. The drug cosalgesic, imported by Unipharm Trading from Britain, was found to have carried a fake expiry date one year later than what it should have been. The department said there was 'no ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/674045/drugs-expiry-date-was-faked
  5. Guidelines set out for keyhole operations

    Posted Aug 11th 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... of the college's department of standards, Leong Che-hung, said merely having doctors take continuous medical education was not enough to uphold safety standards. 'There is an increasing demand ... but high-risk keyhole operations, under a new patient safety initiative. Surgeons have to attend continuous education to hold on to their specialist qualifications, but there are no standard rules ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/648699/guidelines-set-out-keyhole-operations
  6. A case for better medicine

    Posted Mar 26th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... employ 10 more pharmacists to enhance inspections. William Chui Chun-ming, education director of the Society of Hospital Pharmacists and a member of the review committee, said the department did ... to propose the setting up of a drug safety centre to take over the policing of the scandal-hit industry from the Department of Health. At present, the department oversees the registration of more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/674612/case-better-medicine
  7. Alarm over surge in dengue fever cases

    Posted Jul 14th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... that the problem this year will be more serious than last year.' The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department has placed 38 oviposition traps, or ovitraps, across Hong Kong to detect the presence ... strengthened,' Dr Lo said. 'It's likely that the disease will become endemic. Local cases have been recorded last year, the situation is serious.' A spokesman for the Health Department ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/421591/alarm-over-surge-dengue-fever-cases
  8. Pills recalled in another drug scare

    Posted Mar 17th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok, Ella Lee

    ... The Hospital Authority reported the Christo case to police. Health inspectors and police went to Christo's Tsuen Wan premises last night. It is understood the authority and Health Department held different views on whether the drugs should be recalled. The department emphasised that the diabetes tablets did not pose any health hazard and it was up to the authority to recall them or not. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/673558/pills-recalled-another-drug-scare
  9. Organ donor success coincides with drive for doctor education

    Posted Aug 31st 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Queen Mary Hospital's department of medicine has successfully taken organs from its first dead donor in six years, saving three lives. The news comes after frontline doctors were reminded of their role in identifying suitable donors. The department has introduced measures in the past six months to boost organ procurements. The South China Morning Post reported last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/691050/organ-donor-success-coincides-drive-doctor-education
  10. Memorial garden for donors urged

    Posted Sep 08th 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... recognition of donors and their families, both as a show of respect and a means of educating the public, as the organ donation rate in the city remains low. The Hospital Authority said it supported and welcomed the proposal, and was following up on it with various departments. It is understood that the authority has been liaising with the Health Department and the Leisure and Cultural Services ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/651916/memorial-garden-donors-urged

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