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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. Organ transplant team aims to conserve resources

    Posted Aug 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Yuk-hang yukhang.ng@scmp.com Queen Mary Hospital will set up a special team to handle emergency organ transplants by the end of this year, in order to avoid seconding manpower from ... on fresh graduates. We are planning to organise careers fairs in Tung Wah Hospital every week to recruit those with experience,' he said. Also part of Queen Mary's annual plan ...

  4. Symptoms link to inoculations 'unlikely'

    Posted Apr 14th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A government expert group on adverse effects from swine flu vaccines said neurological symptoms suffered by three people who had jabs were unlikely to be related to the inoculations. The cases involved a man, 70, at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, a woman, 73, at Kwong Wah Hospital and a man, 65, who was not in hospital. A man, 77, who contracted swine flu died in Queen ...

  5. Kidney patients last to be seen

    Posted Aug 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ella Lee ella.lee@scmp.com Kidney transplant patients at Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong's only multi-organ transplant centre, are being pushed to the back of the queue, putting them ... operations are being done well beyond the ideal time. The delay can reduce the lifespan of the organ in its new host significantly. Queen Mary's chiefs of surgery and medicine say ...

  6. Cash plea from Filipino parents as son prepares for liver transplant

    Posted Feb 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez A two-year-old Filipino boy arrives tomorrow for a life-saving liver transplant at Queen Mary Hospital. Mark Jairus Mendoza's family is appealing for donors to help ... of the $1 million required by Queen Mary Hospital, said Mrs Mendoza. 'So far, from our savings and donations, we were able to deposit $729,000 to Queen Mary Hospital's account. So we ...

  7. Hospital says why organs not donated

    Posted Jan 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong Queen Mary Hospital officials yesterday defended the institution against claims that it turned down a family's offer of organ donations after a man died at the hospital ... haemorrhage, was taken to Queen Mary Hospital on January 5 after he passed out at home. He was declared dead four days later. His sister said no hospital staff approached the family after they made ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Sex change patients getting younger, and are more likely to be women

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... in Glasgow and returned in 1987 to Queen Mary Hospital. At the time, not many doctors specialised in such surgery, he said. Yuen's supervisor at Queen Mary asked him to specialise in the niche ...

  9. Killer-flu lessons

    Posted Apr 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... What remedial actions should follow the mistaken despatch worldwide, including Hong Kong's Queen Mary Hospital, of a deadly flu strain from a US institute? Hong Kong has destroyed its samples. Share your views: write to us ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - MEDICAL

    Improved odds for liver surgery

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... at Queen Mary Hospital in Pok Fu Lam increased the chances of survival for liver disease patients who lacked a donor match from 50 per cent to 80 per cent, the University of Hong Kong's ...




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