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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Dead man's family says hospital ignored him

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 04:38am by Emily Tsang

    ... at the Yan Chai Hospital in Tsuen Wan neglected a small wound on Yuen Chung-kun's back, his children say. They say it developed into a tennis ball-sized ulcer with a bacterial infection that caused his death. "We will consult a lawyer and consider legal action against Yan Chai Hospital," Yuen's son Alan Yuen Han-chi said yesterday. "This is a serious mistake which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1562124/dead-mans-family-says-hospital-ignored-him
  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong Red Cross volunteers return from Ebola-stricken Liberia, free of disease

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 02:45am by CHRIS LAU, TIMMY SUNG

    ... decision not to issue a travel alert for the four Ebola-hit West African countries- Nigeria, Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Democratic Party lawmaker Helena Wong Pik-wan questioned why ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1579477/hong-kong-red-cross-volunteers-return-ebola-stricken-liberia-free
  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Medical Council demands new misconduct body amid fears errors swept under the carpet

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 11:24pm by CANNIX YAU

    ... for the authority to refer more cases to the watchdog fell on deaf ears. In what he admits will be an uphill battle, council chairman Professor Joseph Lau Wan-yee will lobby the medical profession ... after he was prescribed an antibiotic to which he had an adverse reaction. A remedy to be taken with care Professor Joseph Lau Wan-yee knows that his controversial proposal for a central ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1571647/joseph-lau-wan-yee-demands-new-misconduct-body-hospitals
  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Chronic shortage of doctors in Hong Kong will not be resolved for years, report warns

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 11:46pm by Emily Tsang

    ... licensing requirements for foreign doctors who want to work in the city, an idea that has sparked conflict with the Medical Association. Council chairman Professor Joseph Lau Wan-yee told the Post ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1567939/pressure-more-foreign-doctors-meet-chronic-shortage-hong-kong
  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Medical Council could face major surgery as government plans reforms

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 02:50pm by Emily Tsang

    ... against medical professionals heard. Council chairman Professor Joseph Lau Wan-yee has said that up to 10 months could be cut from the average waiting time of 38 to 40 months it takes a case ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555353/medical-council-could-face-major-surgery-government-plans-reforms
  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Medical gadgets fair targets a healthy profit

    Posted May 12th 2014, 04:45am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Medical gadgets fair targets a healthy profit Ever wonder where doctors and nurses get their gadgets? With the billion-dollar medical equipment market in China expected to grow, buyers from around the world filled the halls of the Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai last week, where the latest medical equipment and devices were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1509930/medical-gadgets-fair-targets-healthy-profit
  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Bird flu threat has eased, says health chief

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 04:48am by LO WEI

    ... positive for H7N9, causing the Cheung Sha Wan wholesale market to be closed for disinfection, affecting both mainland and local birds. If this happens again, local live poultry will be sent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1530983/bird-flu-threat-has-eased-says-health-chief
  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Under-fire Medical Council sets out plan for reform to cut waiting times

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:15am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Wan-yee says. But even after the reforms, patients would still have to wait at least 21/2 years to see doctors face punishment, Lau said as he announced the proposal yesterday. Average waiting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1531990/under-fire-medical-council-sets-out-plan-reform-cut-waiting-times
  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    ‘Dirty’ air in subdivided flats pose health hazards

    Posted May 21st 2014, 05:06pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... of air in 20 subdivided units in Tsuen Wan, Mong Kok, Kwun Tong and Kwai Chung between July and September last year. The study found that in seven of the 20 units surveyed, indoor bacterial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1517263/dirty-air-subdivided-flats-pose-health-hazards
  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Longer waits for 'urgent' cases at public hospitals

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 03:23am by LO WEI

    ... Sau-ying made it into the top five, making HK4.03 million, replacing Dr Anne Lee Wing-mui, chief of service at Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital in Chai Wan. The figures include basic pay, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1411268/longer-waits-urgent-cases-public-hospitals

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