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  1. Public doctors deserve reward for long hours

    Posted Apr 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of these concerns were highlighted in a survey conducted by an action group formed by public doctors to push for standard working hours. The group comprises members of the Frontline Doctors' Union ... on the Hospital Authority to implement standard working hours for public doctors, limiting it eventually to 44 hours per week with compensation for overtime. On the face of it, working 65.6 hours per week ...

  2. Doctors boycott 'misleading' survey of work hours

    Posted Mar 08th 2011, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... doctors do not report the data, it is outside our control.' Medical sector legislator Dr Leung Ka-lau will move a motion tomorrow calling for the authority to introduce standard work hours ... the authority said doctors worked an average of 51 hours per week, Leung said, it should set the standard working hours at this figure and compensate for overtime on that basis. Uneven increase ...

  3. Young doctors too focused on hours, top surgeon says

    Posted Aug 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... sector, has been asking the government to introduce legislation to set standard work hours for doctors. 'There have been some misunderstandings on what standard work hours are about. We ... of surgery at the University of Hong Kong (HKU), said a cap on the working hours of trainee doctors was to blame. He said young doctors should be prepared to deal with hardships and not concern ...

  4. Long hours mean errors in diagnosis, doctors say

    Posted Apr 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and needs of doctors. He said the real issue was overwork, which could only be resolved by implementing standard working hours. 'Standard working hours are what the doctors really need,' ... Ada Lee Most public doctors say working long hours affects their job performance and medical judgment while on duty, according to a new survey. Eight out of 10 doctors surveyed said ...

  5. Act now to raise medical standards

    Posted Apr 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Many are forced to work long hours because of a staff shortage. No one can be expected to be 'flawless' after working 24 hours non-stop. What's more, young doctors ...

  6. Public doctors call for flexible hours to solve overtime crisis

    Posted Jun 06th 2006, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Doctors are calling on the Hospital Authority to introduce flexible employment as a 'win-win' solution to cut down working hours and maintain the quality of services. In the face of a possible appeal from doctors against long working hours, the authority has pledged to cut down hours to 65 a week in three years' time, but failed to give details on how ...

  7. Plan to limit doctors' hours to 65 a week

    Posted May 10th 2007, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh Profession being questioned on proposal that caps shifts at 16 hours The Hospital Authority is consulting public doctors on a plan to cap their working hours at 65 a week, ... is extended to all 4,500-plus doctors at 41 public hospitals. Leong Che-hung, a former authority chairman who steers the committee on doctors' working hours, stressed that the proposal was aimed ...

  8. Work-life balance the key for doctors

    Posted Aug 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... recently when he called public doctors petty minded for wanting standard working hours. Patients often needed round-the-clock care and many 'professional' doctors would not care what time ... and doctors have launched a lawsuit against the Hospital Authority for better working conditions, such as standard working hours as a basis for working out compensation for overtime. Ultimately health ...

  9. Long working hours add to anxiety

    Posted Aug 17th 2009, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong Long working hours may trigger generalised anxiety disorder, a survey found. Caritas Community Development Service interviewed 113 low-income earners and found that more than 20 per cent suffered from symptoms of the disorder, including insomnia and tiredness, significantly higher than the 4 per cent rate in the general community. The interviewees worked ...

  10. Safety fears halt work at two 'sub-standard' Prince of Wales labs

    Posted Sep 12th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... the Chinese University's assistant professor of microbiology, said they were confident of the labs' safety standards both because of upgrading work and the fact that staff were sufficiently ... Laboratories at the Prince of Wales Hospital have stopped cultivating the Sars virus after it was revealed they have not met international standards for handling the risky procedure, which ...




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