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  1. UK model a good example for protection of patients

    Posted Mar 06th 2006, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... The presumption of innocence must be balanced with the imperative to safeguard patients. Why should the Hong Kong public not be entitled to the same degree of protection?' Robert Law Chi-lim, former chairman of the Hong Kong Medical Council's preliminary investigation committee, said the committee could fast-track some complaints if required. But Dr Law, whose five-year term ended ...

  2. Who are you backing in Sunday's Legco election?

    Posted Sep 06th 2004, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... connected with this school. After graduation, I worked at the United Christian Hospital, in various departments. I did my masters' degree at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland in 1991. I came back and worked at the United Christian Hospital until February last year. My last position was senior nursing officer in the central nursing division. My main responsibility was training ...

  3. New wards may see higher charges

    Posted Jan 10th 2007, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... the new wards and the existing observation wards- which do not charge additional fees- in the emergency unit. 'Is it just a move to charge the patients more?' he asked. He was also ...

  4. Subsidised nursing courses on offer

    Posted Mar 01st 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee Applications for admission to a two-year, full-time, fully subsidised, enrolled-nurse training programme opened yesterday. The Social Welfare Department will fully subsidise the HK$50,000 tuition. Over-18s with a Form Five education may apply ...

  5. HK tourists poisoned in Qingdao

    Posted Aug 07th 2005, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Felix Chan Twenty-two Hong Kong holidaymakers have been struck down with food poisoning after eating lunch in a hotel in Qingdao, Shandong province. The Department of Health yesterday said those affected- nine men and 13 women, aged up to 69- were among t ...

  6. Huge rise in seizures of ketamine and cocaine

    Posted Nov 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang The amount of ketamine seized in Hong Kong rose more than fourfold in the first 10 months of this year, the latest crime figures show. Law enforcement agencies seized 459kg of ketamine between January and October, up 333 per cent from the 106kg seized in the same period last year. Cocaine seizures were up 90 per cent, from 59kg in the same period last year to 112kg ...

  7. Laws must face up to fads: surgeon

    Posted May 04th 2004, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez He says proposed legislation has to cover new technology Proposed government laws on medical devices should be adaptable to cover new beauty fads when they emerge, ... such as a radio-frequency treatment to remove scars. The government plans to introduce laws in 2006 to regulate use and controls on about 20,000 medical devices. The use of potentially dangerous beauty treatments ...

  8. Bad blood over donation rules

    Posted Jul 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... men at any point in the last 35 years, because of the 'increased risk for HIV, hepatitis B and certain other infections that can be transmitted by transfusion'. The United Kingdom ...

  9. Tracking confirmed patients

    Posted May 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... before the admission. On Wednesday, she goes to United Christian College in Kowloon East for a graduation ceremony rehearsal. CASE 14 Eighteen-year-old woman returns from Toronto on Air Canada ...

  10. Young woman dies of swine flu

    Posted Jan 27th 2011, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... to the hospital's emergency department, he said. She showed symptoms of a fever and shortness of breath when she was admitted on Tuesday. She was transferred to the intensive care unit when her condition ... was a 16-year-old boy. He has been put on a ventilator and is receiving strong antibiotics in the paediatric intensive care unit at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Yau Ma Tei. He was admitted on Sunday ...




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