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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Shortage of medics means intern doctors work ridiculous hours

    Posted Mar 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ('Hospital admits mixing up blood samples', March 11). How can we hope that an intern doctor who works 90 to 100 hours a week will be able to function properly? Would you expect similar working ... with several problems at the same time, for extended periods. Sometimes an intern has to work 36 hours non-stop, with perhaps only one or two hours of rest. It is shameful that these people should have ...

  5. Intern's hours

    Posted Nov 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Trainee doctors work more than 80 hours a week, raising the risk of medical mistakes. Should their working hours be reduced to cope with the rigours of this intense training period? Share your views: write to us. ...

  6. Working hours for medical interns are excessive, say senior doctors

    Posted Nov 21st 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Senior doctors are demanding a review of training for medical interns in Hong Kong, including shorter working hours, after new research showed exhaustion increases the chance of serious diagnostic errors by more than five times. The issue is of particular concern in Hong Kong because trainee doctors have to work an average of more than 80 hours a week, according to Tony ...

  7. Rules set new standards for massage industry

    Posted Aug 01st 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam The mainland's massage parlours will have to meet qualification and hygiene requirements when a new set of standards is introduced next year. Accidents, including fractures ... and venues offering massage services, and there are an estimated 30 million people working in the industry. Revenues are estimated to top 200 billion yuan a year. Many parlours offer legitimate ...

  8. Ren carries Chinese standard in drugs

    Posted Sep 24th 2007, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... with sadness. Mr Ren's father died last year after failing to seek early medical help, an event that has him even more determined to boost the standard of the mainland's drug industry. He ... and change the generally poor global perception of the mainland pharmaceutical industry. Mr Ren, 45, graduated from Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and worked at state-run Qidong ...

  9. Hours cut 'means one doctor for 200 people'

    Posted Nov 16th 2007, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee A move to reduce the working hours of public doctors may result in one having to take care of 200 patients at night if the Hospital Authority fails to put in more resources, a hospital administrator has warned. Senior hospital executives have been asked to assess how the reform- which aims to cut doctors' working hours to 65 a week and cap continuous working hours ...

  10. Doctors criticised control standards

    Posted Mar 28th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... of Wales Hospital. The two doctors had told him that the contact-tracing work carried out by the Department of Health was 'not as vigorous as before'. 'The solution to this problem ... that it seemed to appear that the contact tracing work was not continuing with the same vigour,' Dr Yeoh said. 'Dr Yeoh also told the Legco inquiry yesterday he had played an 'active ...




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