Hong Kong Adventist Hospital

Pregnant nurse 'attacked' by anaesthetist files complaint to police

Hong Kong Adventist Hospital. Photo: SCMP

More details came to light concerning the alleged assault by an anaesthetist on a pregnant nurse in an operating room, as the health department followed up on a report in yesterday's South China Morning Post.

Friday, 17 May, 2013, 10:37am

Adventist Hospital doctor 'attacked pregnant nurse'

A senior anaesthetist has stopped practising at the Hong Kong Adventist Hospital after he allegedly assaulted a nine-months pregnant nurse in an operating theatre last week, the South China Morning Post has learned.

16 May 2013 - 5:08am

Private hospital's hefty bill leaves patient gasping

Private hospital's hefty bill leaves patient gasping

When Bobbie-Ann Poulton went to the Hong Kong Adventist Hospital last year to stitch a gash in her foot, the bill came as a shock. The charges for the 30-minute procedure - including suturing for eight stitches and other services - added up to HK$10,655.

5 Mar 2013 - 4:43am 33 comments

Hospitals join forces for heart patients

Up to 20 needy patients from Yan Chai Hospital will get free heart surgery at Tsuen Wan Adventist Hospital under a new public-private hospital partnership.

Patients who are referred from any public hospital other than Yan Chai, regardless of their income, will receive a 25 per cent discount on their surgery bill at the private hospital.

17 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Lack of maternity beds at crisis point

Local mothers forced to use public wards as mainlanders flood into private hospitals

The shortage of maternity beds at private hospitals has reached crisis point and is compromising local mothers' rights to quality services, say local women and doctors.

26 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Private hospitals expand to meet demand

Private hospitals expect to provide 1,500 more beds - an increase of more than 50 per cent - in the next five years to meet growing demand for private medical services.

5 May 2007 - 12:00am

Frail fraudster Tan checks out of prison and into hospital

FORMER Carrian boss George Tan Soon-gin was pushed to freedom in a wheelchair yesterday after 715 days of captivity for his part in one of Hong Kong's biggest financial scandals.

Mr Tan, plagued by a heart condition, looked a pale shadow of the tycoon who built a spectacular property empire only to see it crash with debts of $8 billion.

8 Mar 1998 - 12:00am

Ongoing

I REFER to the letter to the editor in the South China Morning Post, on November 23, by Carol Howard regarding donations at Adventist Hospital, to help the Philippine typhoon disaster appeal. The appeal is still current and donations are made daily by those wishing to help.

1 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

Hospitals' guide to healthy way forward

THE Health Department's first Public Health Report proclaims that, 'The promotion of public health in Hong Kong requires a new orientation to prevention with special emphasis on the . . . avoidance of high risk lifestyles' (report headlined, 'Prevention seen as way forward for health care', South China Morning Post, December 5).

10 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

Hospital could be facing censure over birth notices

A LEADING private hospital could face censure from medical authorities for funding newspaper birth notices which praise the hospital on behalf of the parents.

The Hong Kong Adventist Hospital has been accused by obstetricians of seeking congratulatory publicity with the notices and of flouting a code of conduct which outlaws advertising involving doctors.

6 Apr 1994 - 12:00am