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  1. Call for ambulances to serve private hospitals

    Posted Feb 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee More doctors and patients are calling for the ban on the city's free ambulance service taking patients to private hospitals to be scrapped. Responding to complaints, ... Services Department, are required to take patients to the nearest public hospital emergency unit. They do not heed requests to go to the city's 13 private hospitals. The guidelines aim to make ...

  2. Ambulances set to limit patient trips to nearest public hospital

    Posted Oct 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang Ambulances will only take emergency patients to the nearest public hospital from the start of next month. Patients' requests to be taken to private hospitals would ... the measure would make better use of emergency ambulance resources, because some private hospitals had abused ambulance services by using them to transport patients between private hospitals. About ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Oct 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Six hurt in three-vehicle crash Six people aged seven to 31- four passengers in a private car, a taxi driver and a taxi passenger- were injured when their vehicles and a van collided on Ting Kok Road, Tai Po, at about 1pm yesterday. The victims, who suffered minor injuries, were admitted to Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital. Motorcyclist crashes into bus A 23-year-old ...

  4. Accident victim waits 76 minutes to get to hospital

    Posted Dec 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang A motorcyclist injured in Tsing Yi was sent to hospital 76 minutes after the accident because the Fire Services Communication Centre had trouble dispatching an emergency ... called, arrived at the scene 35 minutes after the accident. The motorcyclist's chest and leg were slightly injured and he reached Princess Margaret Hospital at 9.32am, 76 minutes after ...

  5. In Brief

    Posted Jan 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1am. The private car knocked down a 52-year-old man who was pushing a trolley, and the victim was admitted to Kwong Wah Hospital. Two hours later, a 31-year-old man was arrested ... and called in a Government Flying Service helicopter to fly some of the hikers, who felt unwell or had sprained their ankles, to hospital. Man dies in playground A 32-year-old man was found collapsed ...

  6. Mixed messages from top officials hit SOE reform

    Posted Jan 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Andrew K. Collier in Beijing Top policymakers are left to resolve conflicting priorities over the scheme A year ago, then-President Jiang Zemin told a conference in Liaoning that China must promote the reform of the country's ailing state-owned enter ...

  7. Four taken to hospital after TV bursts into flames in Tai Po

    Posted Aug 21st 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Four women were taken to hospital and about 400 residents were evacuated from public housing in Tai Po after a television burst into flames. A male tenant had been watching ... the flat before firemen arrived. His 29-year-old daughter, who suffered minor leg injuries while leaving the flat, was in stable condition in hospital. Her mother, 59, and two neighbours suffered ...

  8. In Brief

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

    ... on the woman's neck. The woman was in her 30s. 13 injured in three-vehicle collision in Hung Hom Thirteen people were injured in a collision between a private minibus, a truck and a delivery van in Chatham Road North near the junction with Wuhu Street, Hung Hom at about 8.45am. The 11 women and two men were treated for minor injuries at Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Kwong Wah Hospital ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Apr 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and private hospitals. People should stop using them, and call the company's hotline, 2876 7578. Teenager 'made false reports' Fung Po-ling, 17, made false reports of robbery, criminal ... in Shouson Hill Road, Aberdeen, at about 2.30pm. They were treated for minor injuries at Ruttonjee Hospital. Woman arrested for beating maid A 78-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion ...

  10. Help sought for hospital

    Posted May 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Moira Shaw The devastating explosion on board a train at Ryongchon in North Korea on April 22 exposed the rudimentary nature of its medical system. The tiny county hospital in the town ... international NGOs to respond by rushing emergency aid to the hospital, including antibiotics, IV fluid, ointments for burns and painkillers. Caritas has launched an appeal for donations to buy further ...




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