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  1. Cancer rehabilitation centre cuts prices in bid to attract patients

    Posted Apr 06th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Hong Kong's first non-profit rehabilitation centre for cancer patients has fallen victim to the financial crisis, and has slashed its prices by up to 40 per cent to cope with a poor occupancy rate. The centre, run by the Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society and sponsored in part by the Jockey Club, was opened in October to provide more personalised rehabilitation ...

  2. Police brace for protests in the heart of Central

    Posted Jul 06th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... to cordon off any roads in the area as this could disrupt activities in the heart of the city's financial centre which he said could not afford any major obstruction. 'Fifty-thousand ...

  3. HK prisons being outfitted with hi-tech security

    Posted Nov 20th 2006, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Norma Connolly

    ... this financial year on the installation of a video-monitored electric gate at Tai Tam Gap Correctional Institution and the Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre, and the installation and upgrading of CCTV systems at Tai Lam Correction Institution, Tai Lam Centre for Women, Stanley Prison and Siu Lam Psychiatric Centre. 'The above systems and facilities will help save manpower and enhance ...

  4. Kowloon East hospitals vow to cut waiting time

    Posted May 04th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... the average four to five years to within three years. The cluster has seen its budget increase by 2.7 per cent or HK$80 million this financial year, up from HK$3 billion in 2008-09. Dr Luk said ... O hospital will be developed as an eye centre for the cluster. 'Our direction this year is not to open new services but to use the extra resources on several key pressure points, including ...

  5. Superbug worsens in public hospitals

    Posted Jan 29th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... situation is alarming.' He called on the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) to make severe complications caused by bacteria a notifiable disease. Only community-acquired MRSA has been ... committee on infection control, said he was frustrated that the centre had taken no action despite his repeated proposals aimed at better controlling the bacteria. 'Most of the members ...

  6. Hospitals to cut waiting times

    Posted Nov 09th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... stroke management, radiotherapy for cancer patients and operations for fractured hips; Set up two cataract centres to clear the backlog; Set up a designated hip replacement centre at Buddhist ... Solomon said the authority was better placed financially to cut waiting times after the government promised a 3 per cent annual increase in the authority's budget for three consecutive years ...

  7. Family to sue Caritas over man's death

    Posted Jan 01st 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... negligence. Doctors declared the man dead minutes after the ambulance arrived. The 56-year-old patient had a heart attack outside Caritas Medical Centre in Cheung Sha Wan two weeks ago after his son ... and directed them to take legal action against Caritas Medical Centre. He would most probably sue the hospital for medical negligence, said legislator Albert Chan Wai-yip, who met the lawyers- three ...

  8. Jockey Club to cut hospital donations

    Posted Jun 07th 2005, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... The decision comes as the authority faces a financial crisis, with a projected deficit of $7.3 billion in the next four years. Funding from the Jockey Club Charities Trust to public hospitals has risen ... are happy to fund projects such as better care for psychiatric patients or a centre for keyhole surgery, but we are not here to pay hospitals to replace old equipment or build a hospital,' ...

  9. Sanatorium ponders judicial review of block on Happy Valley project

    Posted Nov 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... that the present financial turmoil had so far had no impact on the expansion plan. 'It is indisputable that Hong Kong needs more private beds,' he said. 'It is a long-term investment. ... could only be released in phases because of the new South Island MTR line project.' The hospital's long-term plan is to turn the Happy Valley hospital into a community-based centre ...

  10. Defining poverty impractical, says chief

    Posted Jan 14th 2005, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... into account 120,000 children are living on welfare payouts. An anti-poverty commission, to be chaired by Financial Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen, will be set up. The Head Start Programme on Child ... after-school care places in youth centres for benefit recipients aged six to 15. A further $75 million will be paid for after-school activities. During the Legislative Council's ...




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