The Caritas Medical Centre had been battling to rid its wards of VRE, or vancomycin-resistant enterococci. It had found more than 100 carriers of the superbug.Monday, 4 February, 2013, 4:41am
A fragment of ammunition was removed from the thigh of a 59-year-old woman yesterday after it had remained undetected for almost four decades.
Police are still investigating whether the rusty piece of metal, about 3cm long, is a bullet or part of a cartridge.
The woman told police that she had been injured while working in a mainland coal factory about 40 years ago.22 Sep 2012 - 3:04am
Addict bashes, pushes two friends out window8 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
A man suffered an eye injury while trying to fix the bulb of a torch in his Sham Shui Po home yesterday. The 40-year-old put too much pressure on the bulb and smashed it, causing pieces of broken glass to hit his left eye. Ambulance workers were called to his Yee Ching Court flat and he was taken to Caritas Medical Centre.18 Jan 2010 - 12:00am
A motorcyclist hit a monkey while riding along Tai Po Road towards Kowloon, near Villa Carlton, yesterday afternoon. Police said the accident occurred shortly after 2pm. The 33-year-old man suffered head and limb injuries. He was treated at Caritas Medical Centre and discharged. The seriously injured monkey was treated by vets but died last night.1 Jan 2010 - 12:00am
A woman who thought corrosive liquid was thrown on her yesterday in Sham Shui Po reported it to police. The woman, 28, was attacked by a man with an unknown liquid on Nam Cheong Street at about 4pm. She was in stable condition last night in Caritas Medical Centre, in Sham Shui Po.21 Dec 2009 - 12:00am
Six injured in Hung Hom crash
Six people aged from two to 43 were injured when a car travelling along Cheung Wan Road collided with a KMB bus and then ran into railings outside The Metropolis in Hung Hom at about 10.40am yesterday. The injured, including the driver of the car, were treated at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Yau Ma Tei.16 Nov 2009 - 12:00am
A woman, bound and blindfolded by a chopper-wielding intruder, endured nearly four hours of terror as the man wandered around her flat in Sham Shui Po until her husband returned home and rescued her before dawn yesterday.10 Oct 2009 - 12:00am
Five people were injured in two separate attacks involving two mental patients in Chai Wan and Sham Shui Po yesterday.
One of the victims was a 46-year-old woman who was asleep when her 83-year-old mother used a chopper to attack her in their flat at Wo Hing House on Hing Wah Estate, Chai Wan, at about 1am.29 Sep 2009 - 12:00am
City in loudest scream bid31 Aug 2009 - 12:00am
Spot checks lead to nine arrests25 May 2009 - 12:00am
Portable fire extinguishers have long been standard equipment in public areas so people can act to protect life and property before firefighters arrive.9 Mar 2009 - 12:00am
The investigation report on the incident in which a man collapsed near Caritas Medical Centre and later died of a heart attack reads like a black comedy.
There was a 26-minute delay before he was transported to the emergency room at the centre, even though he was just across the street from the hospital's street-level entrance.7 Jan 2009 - 12:00am
The Caritas Medical Centre had learned from its recent mistake, with staff rushing to help a senior citizen who fainted in the hospital lobby yesterday, its chief executive, Ma Hok-cheung, says.
Dr Ma, who was speaking at a meeting of the Sham Shui Po District Council, said that the patient was taken to the emergency room in a wheelchair 'within minutes'.7 Jan 2009 - 12:00am
The government has, in recent months, been severely criticised because of its mishandling of a number of controversial incidents, including its refusal to charter flights to bring home Hong Kong tourists stranded in Thailand. The administration's popularity rating actually began to fall when it announced the names of the new undersecretaries and political assistants last year.3 Jan 2009 - 12:00am