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  1. Centre helps cancer sufferers 'take control'

    Posted Jan 26th 2010, 12:00am by Kobi Chan

    ... Kobi Chan Cheung Kit-yee was in her early fifties when she was diagnosed with colorectal cancer. The news plunged her into despair as she felt all the control she had over her life slip away. But that was three years ago. Thanks to a pioneering help centr ...

  2. Appointments

    Posted May 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ringo K.K. Chiu Chief operating officer CITIC Securities International Mr Chiu will assist the chief executive in managing CSI's businesses in Hong Kong. He has more than 20 years' experience in investment operations. Prior to joining CSI, he wa ...

  3. Warning, 1-year pay freeze for nurse who scalded baby

    Posted May 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A nurse who scalded an infant while bathing him at Princess Margaret Hospital has been given a warning letter and told she will not be eligible for a pay rise for a year, a penalty that was dismissed as 'ridiculously lenient' by the parents. The ...

  4. Firm accused of illegal promotion in hospitals

    Posted Oct 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong A care company for the elderly has been promoting its services in public hospitals without permission, it was claimed yesterday. An industry body said the Home of Elderly Consultancy had been advertising the services of its affiliated elderly ...

  5. Hospital plans drills for move to new home

    Posted Feb 08th 2010, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Prince of Wales Hospital is assessing the risks of the move from its old block to the HK$2 billion new one in October, when critically ill patients will have to be transferred in an operation of military precision, and accident and emergency serv ...

  6. Medical blunder probes widened

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

    ... Ella Lee The Medical Council will start to investigate medical blunders actively, including those that happen at public hospitals, council chairwoman Professor Felice Lieh Mak says. The council will also discuss a proposal to increase the number of its me ...

  7. Nurses defy extreme weather and village dogs to help elderly

    Posted Sep 14th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee For the past decade, a dozen nurses have been making their rounds through villages in North District, defying such hazards as extreme weather and aggressive dogs, to visit the homes of elderly residents. Many of the residents are unwilling or una ...

  8. Groups blame increasing workload for any laxity in complying with guidelines

    Posted Aug 18th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip An increasing workload could have made frontline hospital staff overlook rules for preventing medical blunders, nurses' and patients' groups say. Nurses said the government should plan ahead to ensure an adequate supply of frontline staf ...

  9. Macau hopes to ease nurse shortage with big pay rises

    Posted May 08th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu in Macau Big pay rises are in the pipeline for Macau nurses to ease the city's shortage of nursing care. Proposed rises of 3 to 43 per cent are being reviewed by the legislature ahead of International Nurses Day on Tuesday. The revisions ar ...

  10. Nursing director's fire burns as strong as ever

    Posted Nov 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Liana Cafolla Professional of the Year Professor Agnes Tiwari enjoys nursing as much now as she did when she started her career 41 years ago. 'All these years on, nursing to me is just as exciting as it was before. Never a dull day, but very tiring d ...




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