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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Four patients treated for superbug at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Yau Ma Tei

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Four patients carrying 'superbug like a bomb' Four male patients at the public Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Yau Ma Tei are carrying a drug-resistant superbug that a microbiologist says is like "having a bomb with them". The vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE) bug can exist in the body without causing infection, but can ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH SERVICE

    Death at HK's Queen Mary Hospital 'caused by disconnected oxygen tube'

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com Oxygen-delivery device became unattached during treatment, Queen Mary Hospital reveals Patient died afterlife-support tube was disconnected A patient with severe heart problems died in Queen Mary Hospital after a tube delivering oxygen to his blood became detached, it was revealed yesterday. The patient, who died on Tuesday after being transferred ...

  3. Legionnaires' alert at Queen Mary

    Posted Apr 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung Legionnaires' disease bacteria has been found in water samples taken at Queen Mary Hospital after a woman became infected, the Hospital Authority said. The woman, 81, ... he said. Water supplies to C4's toilets have been suspended and the shower equipment has been replaced. Boiled water would be used to clean patients' wounds. A spokeswoman for Queen ...

  4. Queen Mary Hospital due for facelift

    Posted Mar 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Some buildings and facilities at Queen Mary Hospital are obsolete and must be renovated, says Dr Luk Chi-chung, the incoming chief of the Hospital Authority's Hong Kong West group of hospitals. Luk, who is the outgoing chief of the Kowloon East group of hospitals, will assume his new post in June. He said there was no timetable for the renovation work. ...

  5. Second surgeon hits out over funding for Queen Mary Hospital

    Posted Dec 24th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Queen Mary Hospital, the city's top public hospital, is 'shrinking' because of inadequate resources and a serious manpower shortage, the hospital's head ... earlier this week that the city's only liver transplant centre would not be able to maintain its excellence because of inadequate resources and a brain drain. Fan said: 'Queen Mary ...

  6. Queen of the night

    Posted Oct 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... known as the 'queen of the night', because it blooms only at nightfall, this white star-shaped flower is often used as a base note for perfumery due to its penetrating floral aroma. ...

  7. Queen Mary staff accused over death

    Posted Jan 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung A man has claimed that Queen Mary Hospital staff delayed treating his father, who died two days after arriving at the hospital. The father, 79, had cancer and was admitted to Queen Mary for bleeding in his mouth. The man said his father was admitted in stable condition on October 6, but later fell into a coma. The hospital said the incident would be followed up ...

  8. Queen Mary eyes more profit in private beds

    Posted May 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Our series on the Hospital Authority continues, with Ella Lee speaking to the chief of the Hong Kong West Cluster Queen Mary Hospital hopes to generate an extra $10 million in profit ... renovated its private wards and redistributed private beds to meet the varying demands of patients. Queen Mary, the University of Hong Kong's teaching hospital, has been a popular choice ...

  9. Nation feels Queen's healing touch

    Posted Aug 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... More than 340,000 Thais, especially those living in remote areas, have been helped by a royal initiative to cure the sick QUEEN SIRIKIT is renowned for her dedication to projects that help the needy, especially those of her subjects living in the rural parts of the country. Health care is one of the focal points of the Queen's community work. Her vision is reflected in a speech ...

  10. Queen Mary staff attack Legco for 'harsh and unfair' criticisms

    Posted Jul 10th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan More than 100 Queen Mary Hospital staff issued a statement yesterday condemning Legco criticisms of the government and Hospital Authority as 'harsh and unfair'. In the statement, published in the Chinese-language newspaper Ming Pao, they urged more understanding for the authorities, saying that with hindsight, it was easy to criticise decisions made at the height ...




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