Kwai Chung Hospital

Youngsters warned over illegal drug use

Taking illegal drugs can damage young people's thinking abilities and their emotional state, according to a new study.

Tuesday, 22 November, 2011, 12:00am

Pupil wrote blog before death leap

Shortly before he committed suicide, a mentally disturbed high school student poured out his inner pain and anger in a 5,000-word internet blog. Wong Ling-fung, a Form Four pupil at Tung Chung Catholic School, jumped to his death on an outdoor playground there on May 24 last year as his schoolmates and teachers were gathering for morning assembly.

22 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Man charged with burning paper on train

A cleaner appeared in Kowloon City Court yesterday charged with arson after he allegedly set a newspaper alight in a train to Sham Shui Po station on Saturday. No plea was taken from Yeung Tak-kwan, 44, of Tsuen Wan who had been a psychiatric patient at Kwai Chung Hospital, a prosecutor said. The case was adjourned to April 15.

2 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Mind matters

Dr Richard Fung Wai-choy, a psychiatrist in private practice for three years, casts his mind back over his career

I graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1993, having taken a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery - five years, plus a one-year internship.

2 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

City Briefs

Hospital patient arrested after body found in flat

13 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

City Briefs

hunt for stocky attackerafter elderly victim dies

8 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Rethink on mentally ill moves towards care in the community

Care of mental patients is to be reviewed, a hospital chief said yesterday in response to accusations of cost-cutting at the facility. Kwai Chung Hospital has cut 100 bed spaces for the mentally ill, with two-thirds of the spaces reallocated to Kowloon Hospital last month.

9 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Senior public doctor files complaint against boss

Claiming discrimination, a senior public doctor suffering from depression has taken his hospital chief to the Equal Opportunities Commission.

Edwin Yu Chi-shing, chief-of-service of the psychogeriatric team at Kwai Chung Hospital, is accusing the hospital's chief executive, Lily Chiu Lei-lei, of abusing her power and violating the Disability Discrimination Ordinance.

19 May 2005 - 12:00am

Mentally ill schoolboy, 16, jumps 31 floors to his death

A 16-year-old boy plunged to his death from a public housing block in Tung Chung on Lantau yesterday morning.

Wong Chun-pong, a Form Two student at Lai Chack Middle School in Tsim Sha Tsui, was found lying unconscious outside Heung Yat House, Yat Tung Estate, just after 7.30am.

He was taken to Princess Margaret Hospital, where he was declared dead.

14 May 2004 - 12:00am

'Pressured' pupil's suicide bid

A 17-year-old schoolboy who complained of being under pressure at school injected a mixture of bleach and detergent into his left arm in a suicide bid in Ho Man Tin yesterday.

The student at Lai King Catholic Secondary School called 999 after he used a syringe to inject the mixture in his 17th-floor apartment in Oi Man Estate, at about 10am. He was alone at home at the time.

14 Mar 2000 - 12:00am

Drugs probes

The Action Committee Against Narcotics has commissioned two research projects to look into ways to improve drug treatment and rehabilitation. The three-year projects awarded to the Chinese University and Kwai Chung Hospital are worth $1.3 million.

30 Aug 1999 - 12:00am

Hospital manpower ensures quality care

I refer to your report 'Hospital staffing shortage 'worsens' ' (South China Morning Post, June 6) and would like to provide information to enable your readers to understand the issue from a proper perspective.

18 Jun 1998 - 12:00am

Chop attack

A 47-YEAR-OLD man was in a critical condition in Princess Margaret Hospital after being attacked with a chopper in Kwai Shun Street, Kwai Chung.

25 Jan 1998 - 12:00am

Mentally ill get 600 new places

About 600 residential and day places are to be created in the next three years to help former mental patients live normal lives.

15 Oct 1997 - 12:00am


I refer to the report headlined, 'Fears of rise in 'hidden' sex attacks' in mental hospitals (Sunday Morning Post, June 8).

15 Jun 1997 - 12:00am