Professor Felice Lieh Mak is to resign as chairwoman of the English Schools Foundation at the end of March next year, six months before her three-year term ends.Thursday, 18 November, 2010, 12:00am
Professor Felice Lieh Mak is to resign as chairwoman of the English Schools Foundation at the end of March next year, six months before her three-year term ends. Lieh Mak, who has held the position since early 2004, said yesterday she would like to spend more time with her first grandchild, expected in a few weeks.18 Nov 2010 - 12:00am
Senior doctors have called for urgent action to improve private hospitals' handling of emergencies after a mother bled to death at the Hong Kong Adventist Hospital four hours after giving birth.
One said finding a doctor in an emergency was a lottery.18 Apr 2008 - 12:00am
The city needs to double the storage capacity of public mortuaries in the next 20 to 30 years to cope with an ageing population, a senior health official said.14 Feb 2008 - 12:00am
Watchdog tackles unfair practices after receiving more complaints
The consumer watchdog is to propose new laws to stamp out unfair trade practices.
The move, expected later this month, follows a raft of complaints, most of which have been against pay-TV companies and beauty salons.3 Dec 2007 - 12:00am
Private hospitals should review their booking systems, the director of health said yesterday in response to complaints that some pregnant women had been denied beds.
'There should not be a standby list for maternity services - it creates uncertainty and confusion,' Lam Ping-yan said. 'If a mother cannot secure a bed at the last minute, it causes much stress for her.27 Nov 2007 - 12:00am