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  1. News - World - MEDICINE

    Deadly Sars-like virus takes toll on British family

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... and threaten me. They forced the hospital to terminate my contract," Zaki said. "It was my duty. This is a serious virus." ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - ENVIRONMENT

    We all need to be citizen scientists to guard our futures

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Martin Williams

    ... With the government's own watchdog, the Advisory Council on the Environment, branded a rubber stamp, who is left with the task of really assessing the assessments? Green groups may critique environmental impact ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    New government must be proactive in health care planning

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and fully take up job duties. Even worse, according to Hospital Authority statistics, more than 2,500 nurses will reach retirement age in 10 years. I expect the new administration to do more ...

  4. Our duty to care for the elderly can be an opportunity for growth

    Posted Jun 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Andrew Sheng Oscar Wilde said that the tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is young. I belong to the baby-boomer generation, born between 1946 and 1965, that helped create an era of incredible economic prosperity and technological adva ...

  5. Stay in the comfort zone

    Posted Apr 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... very much encourage this,' Thorey says. Her main duties in such instances involve monitoring the condition of mother and baby, and calming the expectant woman. 'I massage the mum ...

  6. See big picture on public health care

    Posted Apr 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... no matter how experienced they are; and expecting 44-hour working weeks and 36-hour on-call duty shifts, as presently often happens is no way to attract and retain them. The numbers involved ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Apr 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to make every effort to resolve major conflicts arising from economic and social development. Under the free market economy, the government is duty-bound to assume a more decisive and leading role to curtail unfair practices and to maintain a level playing field. The decision last year to levy extra stamp duties to temper with property prices was a step in the right direction, towards a fairer ...

  8. SCMP Debate

    Posted Apr 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of their clinical work. Many of our doctors take on roles in education, administration, leadership and research on top of their clinical duties. The new framework will no doubt strengthen recognition ... overnight on-site call duties and vigorous efforts in employing more fully registered doctors as well as part-time doctors. Despite various measures implemented to address manpower and workload ...

  9. Stand by me

    Posted Mar 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... this continuous support, especially in a hospital setting where you do not know who is going to be on duty. To select a doula, prospective parents can interview candidates to find one with a background, ...

  10. Doctors can't just look after their own

    Posted Jan 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... president Dr Choi Kin blames the Hospital Authority for a lack of flexibility. But doctors themselves have been accused of inflexibility in turning down duties that fail to meet their expectations or suit their convenience. Only 30 private doctors have taken up assigned duties, with 100 still awaiting a response, an authority source says. As a result, Choi has branded the scheme a failure. ...




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