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The hospitals where risk of post-operative death is highest

Medical ward at Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Photo: Ricky Chung

Queen Elizabeth Hospital has to improve its surgical services, the Hospital Authority said yesterday as it released its annual report on the outcomes of operations.

Sunday, 20 January, 2013, 3:50am

HK$10b to help needy buy medicine

A record HK$10 billion will be provided for the Samaritan Fund to subsidise patients' purchases of medicines, Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah announced in his budget speech.

The fund supports 1,300 patients who rely on long-term drugs such as cancer medicine and growth hormones.

2 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Mainland mothers share fear of last-minute births

It is bad enough that they have become the objects of public anger.

Now childbirth for mainland mothers in Hong Kong has become an ordeal of frustration and waiting, a last-minute dash to the emergency ward and health risks for their babies, as two women told the South China Morning Post this week.

12 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Mong Kok blaze destroys hawker stalls

A fire broke out early yesterday in hawkers' stalls in Fa Yuen Street, Mong Kok.

Principal fireman Tsang Wai-ming said the fire was suspicious as two rows of stalls had ignited at the same time.

The case was passed on to police for further investigation. Government laboratory technicians were conducting tests.

7 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Newborn girl abandoned in Mong Kok

Police are calling for the next of kin of a newborn girl found abandoned in Mong Kok yesterday morning to come forward. A police spokesman said the baby, still with an umbilical cord, was found at about 7.25am on Shanghai and Arygle streets, and was taken to the Kwong Wah Hospital. She was wrapped in a towel with a rabbit pattern and had no visible injuries.

24 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

In Brief

Tung Wah Museum to be declared monument

23 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

In Brief

Strategic Media chief wins stay of court order

28 May 2010 - 12:00am

Woman breaks leg in MTR misstep

A 79-year-old woman broke her right leg when she missed her step and fell between a train and the platform at an MTR station yesterday.

The woman, identified only as Lei, was boarding a north-bound train at Mong Kok East station after shopping and meeting friends when the accident happened at about 4.15pm.

11 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Man's death classified as murder

18 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Fatal stabbing at Yau Ma Tei market

A man was killed and another injured after a gang attacked them with knives in Yau Ma Tei last night. About five men attacked the two porters in the Yau Ma Tei Wholesale Fruit Market on Waterloo Road at 10.15pm, police said. The pair were taken to Kwong Wah Hospital, where one, aged 39, later died after suffering a stab wound to his chest. The other was slightly injured.

23 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

In Brief

Fish alert as toxic algae bloom

25 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

In Brief

Tomb-raid defendant was playing mahjong, court told

19 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

In Brief

Cab passenger flees, hits minibus

8 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

In Brief

Family suicide bid thwarted

17 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

In Brief

Officers assaulted during arrest

Two police officers were injured at the junction of Fife and Portland streets, Mong Kok, at 12.30am when arresting a man alleged to have hit another with a brick. The assault victim and officers were treated at Kwong Wah Hospital.

Overturned truck blocks lanes

28 May 2008 - 12:00am