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  1. Hospital steps up countdown to closing

    Posted Jun 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Hong Kong Central Hospital met Health Department officials yesterday to begin the process of shutting its doors after a devastating court ruling this week ordering it off the site it has occupied for more than 50 years. The private hospital is expected to hand in a report within a week on plans for transferring patients and their medical records ...

  2. Private hospitals move to stop doctors overbooking

    Posted Dec 07th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh Chiefs of the nine private hospitals that provide obstetrics and gynaecology services will set up a central registration system to stop over-booking by doctors anxious to ensure ... of mainland pregnant women giving birth in Hong Kong might take up the beds,' Dr Lau said. 'In the end, of course, the local patient only occupied one bed, which meant the reservations ...

  3. Alarm at lack of patients' privacy

    Posted Jun 18th 2008, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... the amount given to Kowloon Central, the most-funded cluster at HK$7,728 per resident. Isaac Wu, 25, a patient at United Christian Hospital, agreed that there was a privacy problem, saying he had ... occupied, consultations would take place in the corridor. A Ms Wong said the space problem was most serious in the pharmacy, where all patients gathered after consultations. She said the limited ...

  4. Stay-in-the-bed patients cost $110m a year

    Posted May 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... families and patients who occupy hospital beds unnecessarily, according to frontline public doctors. Some patients are treating hospitals like hotels, they say. Up to one in 20 convalescent and rehabilitation beds in public hospitals are being occupied by people fit enough to be discharged, according to one doctors' leader. The doctors are calling on the Hospital Authority to charge full ...

  5. Growing wealth gap among doctors

    Posted Sep 01st 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... to treat not only common colds, but also chronic illnesses. The big earners share similar backgrounds: they are former professors or consultants at teaching hospitals, run clinics in Central ... practitioners who bring patients to hospitals- once occupied the top rung of the profession. But in the past few years, private hospitals have been expanding their in-house teams to compete ...

  6. Doctor accused of filling days with bogus bookings

    Posted Apr 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The court heard that Ho was a public doctor between 1995 and July 2009. He earned HK$83,370 a month as an outpatient doctor at the Central Kowloon Health Centre before he was arrested ... centre's computer system and all appointments were assigned to the room which Ho usually occupied. Ho's lawyer, Kevin Chan Sai-kit, said two experienced public doctors would give evidence ...

  7. The suite life

    Posted Jul 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... suites, which occupy half the floor, cost HK$11,000 to HK$15,000 per night. The suites have marble flooring and a secret passageway leading from the car park so that guests can have the utmost ... a makeover. Matilda International Hospital in Central, which launched its private ward last year, introduced new uniforms this year. 'The design of the uniform matched that of the lobby ...

  8. Shift in attitude on Aids makes action possible

    Posted Nov 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Gao Yaojie, the retired gynaecologist who has worked tirelessly to bring attention to the Aids epidemic that is ravaging central Chinese provinces such as Henan and Anhui. The meeting comes ... per cent of hospital beds are occupied by Aids patients. The social and economic costs of the epidemic have made rebuilding the country in the post-apartheid era that much harder. Closer ...

  9. Hunt for elusive vaccine

    Posted Sep 14th 2004, 12:00am by David Ho, Ella Lee

    ... ministry of health officially recorded 30,736 HIV infections by the end of 2001. However, both the central government and the United Nations body, UNAids, estimated the actual number could be one ... a lot of credit. I can give back to the subject I know the most.' Dr Ho said the Sars outbreak had had a 'huge impact' on the central government in terms of controlling infectious ...

  10. Battle of the bitten

    Posted Oct 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... of dengue haemorrhagic fever. As the regional referral centre for dengue fever, the 212-bed hospital in Central Jakarta is where patients suffering from the severe form of the disease- dengue ... At the country's premier Children's Hospital No1 in Ho Chi Minh City, the whole third floor of one building is occupied by children with severe cases of dengue. Sixty per cent to 70 per cent ...




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