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Grantham Hospital

Two more drop bids to build hospitals

Two more organisations that had planned to bid to build private hospitals on a pair of sites identified by the government withdrew from the tendering process as the deadline passed yesterday.

Saturday, 28 July, 2012, 12:00am

Sanatorium ponders judicial review of block on Happy Valley project

The Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital is 'seriously considering' a judicial review against a controversial Town Planning Board decision that blocked its development plan at Happy Valley.

3 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

We should be proud of staff in Hong Kong's public hospitals

A lot has been written in the media of late about Hong Kong's health care system, and I would like to share my experience with your readers.

We went through the government system with the birth of our first child. Our initial contact was that with Tsan Yuk Hospital for the pre-natal screening.

1 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Surgeon urges HK to plan for transplants

Visiting heart pioneer says new procedure can save children's lives

An eminent surgeon from Hong Kong has called on the city's health authorities to investigate providing transplant operations for children suffering from heart disease.

28 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Closure will hit patient care, warns watchdog

The quality of specialist medical services will be undermined if the Hospital Authority closes Hong Kong's top cardiac hospital, a watchdog warned yesterday.

Grantham Hospital, in Wong Chuk Hang in Aberdeen, is expected to close under the authority's restructuring plans, according to reports in the Chinese press.

7 Jan 2003 - 12:00am

Doctor calls for heart-defect screening of unborn babies

Pregnant women should be screened for congenital heart defects in their unborn babies before the 24th week of pregnancy, a heart doctor has suggested.

Each year, 500 newborns - one per cent of every live births in Hong Kong - suffer from congenital heart problems, the most common malformation in babies.

29 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

Hospital can perform heart operations

I refer to the report headlined 'Donor funds life-saving heart surgery for girl, 4' (South China Morning Post, November 25).

We would like to inform readers about surgical treatment for children with heart disease at Grantham Hospital.

21 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

Beachgoer stabbed by fly-away umbrella

A sunbather was stabbed in the chest by a beach umbrella picked up by a gust of wind at Clear Water Bay yesterday.

Bus driver Kwok Ting-hon, 57, was in intensive care in hospital last night with a 5cm wound.

He had been enjoying the dragon boat holiday with his family at the bay's Second Beach when the accident happened at around 2.30pm.

19 Jun 1999 - 12:00am

Blunder may have killed patient

A blunder may have killed a heart patient who died after his operation was televised to an international medical meeting, Grantham Hospital admitted yesterday.

The 59-year-old patient died within minutes of a laser angioplasty performed by US and Hong Kong specialists and watched by top cardiologists on Tuesday.

18 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

CRITICAL LIST

January this year - A boy admitted to Caritas Medical Centre for corrective surgery on his left eyelid underwent an operation on his right.

November 1997 - About 144 toddlers were given mouthwash instead of anti-fever syrup by the Cheung Sha Wan clinic.

13 Mar 1998 - 12:00am

Treatment equal to world best

HONGKONG'S medical profession includes many top cardiologists trained in the most up-to-date techniques but the centre where Mr Patten will be treated at Queen Mary Hospital is almost 40 years old.

3 Feb 1993 - 12:00am