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  1. In Brief

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Doctors to hold sit-in to push for better pay More than 1,000 doctors are expected to join a sit-in next Saturday at Queen Elizabeth Hospital to fight for better pay for colleagues who joined the Hospital Authority after 2000. That was the year of the last such protest, when more than 1,000 public hospital doctors held a sit-in to protest against the implementation ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    City Digest

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The man was unconscious when pulled from the water shortly before 6pm. He died at 8.17am yesterday in Tuen Mun Hospital. Divers found the boy's body at about 6am. Three officers plead ... national education Concern group Socialist Action handed 4,600 signatures against the introduction of national education in schools to the Professional Teachers Union. It urged the union to call ...

  3. Review of Hospitals after blunder

    Posted Dec 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com The city's medical chief has called for a committee to review management in public hospitals after the seventh medical blunder of the year at Tuen Mun Hospital came to light. The death of a 69-year-old man after three specialists missed signs of internal bleeding in a brain scan has pushed the count of 'mishaps' in public hospitals ...

  4. Union accuses Link of sacking security guards and cutting pay

    Posted Jul 16th 2009, 12:00am by Ada Lee, Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun and Ada Lee A union is accusing The Link Management and operators it hired to manage its car parks and shopping centres of breaking their promises, and sacking staff and cutting salaries. The Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions said yesterday at least 37 staff had been fired, and others had been offered lower pay at some shopping centres and car parks. The complaint ...

  5. Probe into hospitals' death rates

    Posted Jun 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ella Lee ella.lee@scmp.com The Hospital Authority has begun an investigation into high mortality rates for patients who underwent major surgery at two hospitals in the New Territories, with one recording a death rate after elective surgery more than double expected levels. Tuen Mun Hospital and Yan Chai Hospital in Tsuen Wan had the worst performance among 17 public surgical ...

  6. Manila crisis survivor turns 19 in hospital

    Posted Jan 04th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Jason Leung Song-xue, who suffered brain damage during the Manila hostage crisis, celebrated his 19th birthday in Tuen Mun Hospital yesterday with Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen and top health officials, including Secretary for Food and Health Dr York Chow Yat-ngok and Hospital Authority chairman Anthony Wu Ting-yuk. Tsang and the authority gave him a camera ...

  7. Boy's death is still 'unanswered'

    Posted Oct 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee The family of a boy who died after an operation in Tuen Mun Hospital say they want more details about his death. Medwin Cheung Yui-ting, 13, was diagnosed with a misalignment ... their questions and that doctors did not do their best to prevent the tragedy. The hospital told the family the experts' report would have to be seen by a lawyer before the parents can obtain a copy. ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Jun 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Union urges Link Reit to stop wage exploitation of cleaners While The Link Reit posted strong profits recently, the workers who clean the properties it manages earn barely enough to make ends meet. The Cleaning Workers Union found the average hourly pay of 153 cleaners employed by The Link Real Estate Investment Trust's contractors was HK$24.40. 'Their salaries are so ...

  9. Hospital ward manager fights for her life

    Posted Oct 28th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A Tuen Mun Hospital ward manager suffering from work stress was fighting for her life in hospital after an apparent suicide attempt. Police are investigating whether Chan Siu-ching, 48, a ward manager at the hospital's diagnostic radiology section, injected air into her body with a syringe. Ms Chan, who had been reported missing by her family, was found ...

  10. Hospital's data leak 'breached ordinance'

    Posted Dec 25th 2008, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... Peter So A public hospital that lost a USB flash drive containing data on 26 patients was in breach of the privacy ordinance, the privacy watchdog said yesterday. An employee of United Christian Hospital in Kwun Tong lost the flash drive containing details of 26 patients in October last year. The incident did not come to light until April when another flash drive went missing, ...




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