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  1. Hand, foot and mouth cluster at one school

    Posted Jun 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Fourth teenager from Sheung Shui college tests positive for enterovirus 71 A fourth teenager at a Sheung Shui secondary school was confirmed yesterday to be suffering from hand, foot and mouth disease. The 15-year-old boy first developed symptoms on May 18, including blisters on his hands and feet and lesions in his mouth. He did not need to be admitted ...

  2. Two more hospice care centres to open

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

    ... Ng Kang-chung Two more hospice care centres at public hospitals will give support and ease the suffering of dying cancer patients, thanks to sponsorship by the Li Ka Shing Foundation, the Hospital Authority said. The centres, at North District Hospital, in Sheung Shui, and Hong Kong Buddhist Hospital, in Lok Fu, will be part of the palliative care scheme now run in eight public ...

  3. Second pig infection case confirmed

    Posted May 24th 2007, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh The Centre for Health Protection yesterday confirmed that a 59-year-old Sheung Shui man has been infected with Streptococcus suis, a bacteria caught from pigs- the second case this year. The man developed fever, chills and muscle pain on May 19 and was admitted to North District Hospital the same day. He is now in a stable condition. A centre spokesman said the patient had ...

  4. On doctor's orders

    Posted Oct 01st 2004, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... after suffering a cut to his arm during a night of drinking at his home in Sheung Shui. Police said he was tied to the bed because he was emotional and kept yelling in the ward. No arrests were ...

  5. Private doctors wary of public patient plan

    Posted Mar 31st 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... to get access to patient records. There are about 20 private doctors in Tin Shui Wai. The co-ordinator of the Tin Shui Wai private doctors network, Pang Lai-sheung, said doctors were ... Ella Lee The consultation fee offered by the Hospital Authority for private doctors in Tin Shui Wai to treat chronically ill public patients was too low, doctors said yesterday. Under ...

  6. Killer patient 'showed no violent signs'

    Posted Feb 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... guard in Sheung Shui, saying no symptoms of violent behaviour were evident. Dr York Chow Yat-ngok, the secretary for food and health, said: 'The doctor took 20 minutes to examine him, ... on the Choi Yuen Estate, Sheung Shui. He had been correctly dealt with, and the doctor had performed a mental health assessment, the Hospital Authority said. A lawmaker raised concerns over whether ...

  7. Mental health care system inadequate

    Posted Feb 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to the condition of the 53-year-old psychiatric outpatient, who had sought help at the emergency ward of a public hospital for a chest infection. Three hours later, he lost control at his Sheung Shui flat ...

  8. Guard chopped to death

    Posted Feb 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyee Chan HONG KONG- A psychiatric patient is believed to have slashed a security guard to death in Sheung Shui only three hours after visiting a public hospital. The killing raises fears the current medical system is failing to identify and care for the mentally ill. The suspect, surnamed Wong, 53, allegedly attacked Lee Kai-kwong, 57, with a chopper at his guard post in Choi Wah ...

  9. Impotence drug alert after man's death

    Posted Feb 06th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... in Shenzhen. Laboratory tests on more than 130 pills of the concerned products found in the Lung Sang Group Ginseng Antler and Sea Product Company, at San Fung Avenue, Sheung Shui, revealed ... levels. Police arrested the 49-year-old male owner of the Sheung Shui shop last Friday for allegedly possessing Part I poisons. He has been bailed and is to report back to police at the end ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... with the bike, therefore maximising comfort and power output while cycling. To commemorate the opening, a Specialized Cup XC mountain bike race will be held at Sheung Shui. Cyclists can register through ...




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