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  1. Surgeon accused of breaching code on medical advertising

    Posted Oct 29th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... with professional misconduct for promoting his own practice in association with the 'Hong Kong Hernia Centre' by running adverts in publications in 2000 and 2002 as well as publishing a booklet ... published in September 2000, was available to the public at Matilda Hospital. Posters were put up in the hospital's lifts some time in 2003. Dr Greig said all adverts and the booklet had been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/658081/surgeon-accused-breaching-code-medical-advertising
  2. Slimming pills left teen suicidal, panel told

    Posted May 06th 2008, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... doctors' contracts since the Hong Kong public 'seems hostile to slimming centres prescribing drugs to their clients'. Mrs Leung testified that the company did not keep clients' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/636513/slimming-pills-left-teen-suicidal-panel-told
  3. Patient wins apology over hospital delay

    Posted Apr 21st 2010, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... complaints system, from the hospital level to its top complaints-handling body, the public complaints committee. Under existing performance pledges, the committee is supposed to provide a formal ... of the eye problems, and took the case to the public complaints committee in July 2008. Acting upon the committee's investigation, the hospital's patient relations officer repeatedly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/712003/patient-wins-apology-over-hospital-delay
  4. Busy nurses forced to sign false records, unionist says

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

    ... Ng Yuk-hang The Department of Health and the police are investigating allegations by a union leader that nurses at a leading private hospital are having to sign false clinical records because they are too understaffed to complete their duties. The hospital, St Teresa's, has rejected the allegations by Hong Kong Non-Public Organisations and Private Nursing Staff Association ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/711352/busy-nurses-forced-sign-false-records-unionist-says
  5. What the doctor ordered

    Posted Jul 16th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... as a shining light of reform in the public health-care system over the past decade. Despite Dr Yeoh's repeated apologies to the families of the 299 victims killed by the epidemic, calls for his ... for Health, Welfare and Food. In 2002, he continued on in the top post under Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa's 'accountability system'. Under his leadership, public hospitals went through ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/463288/what-doctor-ordered
  6. Health worker groped me, patient tells court

    Posted Feb 04th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A woman admitted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital after falling ill was groped by a medical worker, a court was told yesterday. Poon Sai-lun, 49, listed in court documents as a Hospital Authority workman, pleaded not guilty in Kowloon City Court to o ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/705405/health-worker-groped-me-patient-tells-court
  7. Smoke alarm

    Posted Jan 08th 2004, 12:00am by Tim Culpan

    ... of Taiwan's Department of Health and is charged with promoting and maintaining the health of 23 million people. For the past year, the main focus has been the battle against Sars. But now he has turned his attention to preventing deaths from lung cancer. The government has reason to be concerned. According to health department statistics, 17,000 Taiwanese die each year from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/440412/smoke-alarm
  8. Street performer cleared of blocking public place

    Posted Sep 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng Causeway Bay may not be London's Covent Garden, but the public is expected to accept the level of inconvenience caused by a street performer juggling in a pedestrian zone, a magistrate said. Andrew So Chun-chau, 50, known as 'Mr Funny', was acquitted at Eastern Court yesterday for obstructing a public place. On April 6, he attracted 50 to 80 onlookers while ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/724393/street-performer-cleared-blocking-public-place
  9. Street performer 'Mr Funny' faces charge over public obstruction

    Posted Aug 12th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A street performer known as 'Mr Funny' has a case to answer on a charge of obstructing a public place by attracting dozens of onlookers while juggling in a pedestrian ... was juggling a rubber diabolo in front of about 60 people between 6.30pm and 9pm on the public holiday. Police, who received two complaints, prosecuted So after he ignored verbal warnings. Onlookers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/721933/street-performer-mr-funny-faces-charge-over-public-obstruction
  10. It's not the first time penalties have sparked public outrage

    Posted Aug 05th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Amina Mariam Bokhary's case is not the only one where a sentence has sparked a public outcry and calls for a review. One of the most notable cases was when pop star Nicholas ... The ruling sparked outrage and the department was urged to seek a harsher sentence, which it eventually did. However, the magistrate refused to change the sentences.Then director of public ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/721322/its-not-first-time-penalties-have-sparked-public-outrage

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