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  1. ICAC probe into former medical school boss

    Posted Jan 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee and Phyllis Tsang The former head of surgery of the University of Hong Kong medical faculty is being investigated by the graft buster over some financial arrangements at the school. The case is still under investigating by the Independent Commission Against Corruption, and it is understood that Department of Justice is also working on the case. Professor John Wong, ...

  2. Ex-HKU medical school dean jailed for 25 months

    Posted Sep 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong The former dean of the University of Hong Kong's medical school was sentenced to more than two years in jail yesterday for inducing patients to make donations ... a graduate of the school, had worked his way up from intern to dean. His distinguished career had earned him many awards, including an OBE for services to medicine, and he was the only person in Asia ...

  3. Universities should rethink medical bill plan, says ICAC chief

    Posted Sep 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... they pay which are owed to the university's doctors. Under current arrangements, the Hospital Authority takes 25 per cent of revenue earned from private patients and the medical school ... of Hong Kong medical school dean, Lam Shiu-kum, was jailed for 25 months for inducing his private patients at the university to pay more than HK$4 million to his company. In July 2007 ...

  4. Ex-medical dean freed early from prison term

    Posted Aug 11th 2010, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Phyllis Tsang and Ella Lee The former dean of the University of Hong Kong's medical school has been released early from prison. Lam Shiu-kum, convicted of misconduct in public office, ... In theory, Lam can still practise after his release. He is required to secure employment for the supervision period under the pre-release employment scheme. Medical Council member Dr Choi Kin said ...

  5. Mother of quake activist makes third appeal for medical parole

    Posted Aug 09th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... applied for medical parole for her son, jailed activist Huang Qi. 'Yesterday I slept the whole day after the trip, I was so tired,' Ms Pu said at her home on Wednesday. 'My waist ... they put him in prison.' Parents of children killed in the so-called 'tofu' schools, which crumbled within minutes while other buildings remained standing, have alleged that lax ...

  6. Medic sanctioned for promoting clinics, parlours

    Posted Oct 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang A paediatrician was found guilty in a Medical Council disciplinary hearing yesterday for promoting his medical centre and beauty parlour chains in leaflets. The council ordered ... the promotion of New Town Medical Centre and Dr's Beauty & Health. Lau is a shareholder of both through a limited company he owns with his wife. Leaflets promoting the medical centre and beauty ...

  7. Lawyers allowed at medical watchdog's disciplinary hearings

    Posted May 15th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man The Medical Council won a top-court ruling yesterday saying it did no wrong in having a legal adviser sit at disciplinary hearings the watchdog held for a doctor accused of professional misconduct, and even that there was nothing wrong in the lawyer having drafted its decision. The ruling could have extensive implications not just for the Medical Council, which has long ...

  8. Medical Council defends role of legal adviser

    Posted Apr 30th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man There was no evidence that having a legal adviser present during Medical Council deliberations in a disciplinary hearing was unfair, the Court of Final Appeal heard yesterday. The case is the second surrounding the role of the council's legal adviser to be heard by a court in the past week. In 2006, the council had found Dr Chan Hei-ling guilty of professional ...

  9. Warning for plastic surgeon over advert

    Posted May 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chris Ip and Ng Yuk-hang A plastic surgeon was found guilty yesterday of two breaches of professional conduct for featuring in a magazine ad promoting a cosmetic centre and offering discount coupons. The Medical Council acquitted another doctor who appeared in the same ad. Francis Ho Wing-Yun, who was not at the hearing, admitted both charges. He and Tony Tsang Yip-chuen were ...

  10. Doctor rapped over unlabelled medication

    Posted Dec 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng A doctor who dispensed unlabelled medication has been found guilty of professional misconduct. But he escaped serious punishment after swiftly admitting his errors and taking remedial action. The Medical Council heard that Dr Mohammad Salim Khan Khattak was a part-time practitioner at the Pretty Skin Laser Clinic in Tsim Sha Tsui. He gave out several types ...




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