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  1. Chances of finding body 'slim'

    Posted Feb 12th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... of the panel's five members, said he understood the frustration of the baby's mother and the plea for honesty she made on radio. 'From the very first day I took up this task, I could tell ... to meet this morning to finalise its report. One of the mortuary staff has admitted lying to hospital management when he said he last saw the baby boy's body on December 19. That was the day ...

  2. Smuggled fertilised eggs dodging bird flu control measures, say trade sources

    Posted Dec 11th 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Martin Wong

    ... infection. The eggs, imported ostensibly for sale as food, contain chickens less than a week from hatching which could have contracted the bird flu virus from their mothers. 'It has been a practice here for more than a year, but the government turns a blind eye to it,' one source said. It took 21 days for a chicken egg to hatch and most smuggled fertilised eggs were 15 days old. ...

  3. For lessons in life, try cookery class

    Posted Jan 14th 2006, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... It used to be a mother's job to teach her daughter how to fill the family's stomachs, but now classes are booming, writes Ella Lee The scent of chocolate mingled with the sound ... for some was part of the art of being a perfect woman. Once it was a mother's job to teach her daughter the choice of ingredients, seasoning, decorations and techniques they needed to fill ...

  4. No respite despite increase in fees

    Posted Mar 14th 2006, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... not mean it's any easier for the city's hard-pressed maternity hospitals. An influx of mainland mothers has created heavy workloads and morale problems among frontline staff, one ... Since a steep increase in fees for non-resident mothers last September, mainlanders have been demanding a higher standard of service- including some beyond the call of a nurse's duty. Dr ...

  5. Public hospitals to apply lessons of high-risk industries

    Posted Sep 16th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... shifts of staff before one of the mothers found the wrong identification bracelet in her baby's cot. The mothers nursed the wrong babies for more than 30 hours. Three staff members- two ... system in its obstetrics department that matches babies' identification with their mothers'; tags. On pins and needles Health authorities are under pressure after a series of errors ...

  6. Pioneer recalls days with his best friend

    Posted Dec 08th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... I only needed to give her a command such as 'go home', 'go see my mother' or 'go see my dentist', and she automatically knew the way.' Winta also became ... about the film Quill, I recall my days with Winta. I think Winta was even smarter than Quill,' Mr Loo says, remembering how the labrador retriever took him to work and became his guardian ...

  7. New Year holds no cheer for child scavengers

    Posted Dec 28th 2005, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... for their mother to buy some vegetables and fish for their dinner. The boys are among dozens of 'child scavengers' identified in the district by social workers at the Society for Community ... as other children about New Year. 'What do I want to do on New Year? I want to sleep only,' he said. His brother wants a toy robot. 'But mother will not have money to buy one ...

  8. Mums given wrong babies at hospital

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

    ... on the rare blunder was issued at 10.08pm yesterday, more than a week after the incident occurred on August 8. At about 1pm on that day a mother at the hospital discovered that the identification ... Ella Lee and Danny Mok Two newborn babies at Queen Elizabeth Hospital were mistakenly swapped by medical staff for more than 30 hours until one of the Hong Kong mothers spotted ...

  9. Victims of Sars look for justice in report

    Posted Oct 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... are not in this for the money. They hope, through legal proceedings, that the truth will emerge.' Eric Lau Yun-sum, whose elderly mother died of Sars in May, blamed poor infection control at North District Hospital for his mother contracting the disease. He said he would read the report closely to see if it documents mistakes made by the authority. Mr Lau's mother, Choy Choi, 73, was admitted to North ...

  10. Oral drug injected in error at hospital

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

    ... hospitals in two weeks. On August 8, two babies at Queen Elizabeth Hospital were swapped at birth and nursed by the wrong mothers for five days before the mix-up was resolved. On Sunday, a nurse ... Hospital chief executive Man Chi-yin said last night that the patient's condition had remained stable after the error, which he believed had nothing to do with her death. He said ...




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