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  1. Breast op error blamed on labelling

    Posted Nov 13th 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Sing-chi also said the authority had to find out whether the blunder involved a deficiency in the system or human error, or patients would lose trust in the hospital system. ... mentally retarded woman on August 26, after a cancerous tissue sample from another patient was mixed up with her benign samples. Secretary for Food and Health York Chow Yat-ngok told ...

  2. Windfall from taxman poses a pleasant dilemma

    Posted Jul 20th 2003, 12:00am by Stephen Seawright

    ... Across Hong Kong, households have been receiving their envelopes from the Inland Revenue with a tax rebate of up to HK$3,000, giving people the pleasant dilemma of what to do with the windfall. To make us feel better about blowing the cash, even investment adviser Stephen Gollop, chief executive of Bridgewater, who normally suggests saving money for one's retirement, ...

  3. Care home licence plan may increase waits

    Posted Jan 13th 2009, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... that the government should be aware of the policy's drawbacks. Democrat Wong Sing-chi said the scheme might increase the waiting time for about 6,000 people with disabilities. Social welfare lawmaker ...

  4. A+ blood needed now, says the Red Cross

    Posted Oct 21st 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... People with type A-positive blood have been urged by the Hong Kong Red Cross to donate blood. The Red Cross Blood Transfusion Service said that because of a recent significant increase in demand for blood, it needed about 1,000 people to donate blood ever ...

  5. Watchdog gives all-clear for cup noodles

    Posted May 08th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Cup noodles sold in the city are safe to eat, the Centre for Food Safety says. It found the amount of chemicals and impurities seeping in from the containers and lids during cooking was way below the world limit. Thirty samples were tested for their safet ...

  6. Private hospitals checked in contact lens solution scare

    Posted Feb 24th 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... The government has asked private hospitals for information about the number of patients with fungal corneal infections after a spate of cases in public hospitals believed to be linked to a popular contact lens solution. A Department of Health spokeswoman ...

  7. Inaccurate readings put heat on thermometers

    Posted Feb 16th 2005, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... People should be careful to use thermometers correctly to get an accurate body temperature reading, the Consumer Council has advised. The council and its French equivalent, the Union Federale des Consommateurs, tested 14 types of thermometer, including se ...

  8. Two more children fall ill with fever at Caritas

    Posted Nov 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food York Chow Yat-ngok ordered a review of Caritas' handling of the outbreak over the weekend, after the hospital was criticised for reacting too slowly ...

  9. Facing adversity

    Posted Sep 24th 2003, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... Taiwanese reporter Tanya Liu Hai-juo, who survived a British train wreck in May last year, is back in hospital for treatment - this time for cosmetic surgery. The 35-year-old Phoenix Television newscaster underwent fours hours of surgery on Thursday at Xu ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Private hospitals left to sort out problems caused by beauty clinics

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... and unscientific advertising. DR founder Dr Stephen Chow Heung-wing has admitted there is no evidence the HK$50,000 "anti-cancer" treatment carried out on the four women- one of whom is his ...




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