A group of doctors has urged Medical Council chairwoman Felice Lieh Mak to step down after the Medical Association president was expelled from the council over a false declaration he made when running for the post of council member.Wednesday, 8 July, 2009, 12:00am
Punishing doctors employed by slimming companies who wrongly give out weight-loss drugs is not the best way to protect patients from potentially dangerous prescriptions, the lawmaker for the medical sector said yesterday. A better strategy would be to create a special licence for the industry, he said.22 Jul 2008 - 12:00am
Developers to police themselves? Not likely12 Mar 2008 - 12:00am
An officer from the Police Tactical Unit was taken to Ruttonjee Hospital after being attacked when police closed a traffic lane during yesterday's march.
A police spokeswoman said the officer fell to ground while he was on duty near Thomson and Fleming roads.14 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
On December 2, the Chinese-language Ming Pao Daily News splashed a headline saying University of Hong Kong professors 'scooped tens of millions of dollars on top of their salaries'. A careless reader might have thought the medical professors were not doing their jobs properly, and taking advantage of their publicly funded positions for personal gain.29 Dec 2007 - 12:00am
The report 'Policy address thanks carries rider' on page A2 on Saturday wrongly identified lawmaker Kwok Ka-ki as a Civic Party member. He is an independent. The error was introduced in the editing process.29 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
Young may get own infirmary
The Hospital Authority is considering building a children's hospital offering dedicated services for the young.
The plan could mean children's services would be centralised in one facility, said a top paediatrician who welcomed the news yesterday.15 Aug 2007 - 12:00am
HKU delay sparks protest22 Jun 2007 - 12:00am
Most doctors want reform: survey20 Apr 2007 - 12:00am
When legislator Kwok Ka-ki bad-mouthed Hong Kong's property developers for being greedy, one of them threatened to sue him. But then he backed off. Stewart Leung Chi-kin of the Real Estate Developers' Association conceded he could not sue even if he wanted to because, as a lawmaker, Dr Kwok enjoyed legal freedom to speak his mind while in the Legislative Council.17 Apr 2007 - 12:00am