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Men in Nursing

Male nurse accused of molesting woman patient

A male nurse has been arrested on suspicion of indecently assaulting a woman patient during an examination at Prince of Wales Hospital.

Saturday, 11 February, 2012, 12:00am

Overseas nurses may ease shortage

Public hospitals may soon be able to recruit overseas nurses under a limited registration system because of a severe staff shortage - which has reached a stage that each nurse has to take care of an average of more than 60 patients.

26 Jul 2011 - 12:00am


Shortage of nurses is getting worse

21 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Public hospital nurses say departing colleagues are not being replaced

Almost every public hospital nurse who responded to a survey said staff who left were not being replaced, while nine out 10 patients agreed there was a shortage of nurses.

27 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Nurses must be properly rewarded and recognised

An exodus of public hospital nurses to the private sector and overseas has reached crisis proportions. To reverse the losses, the Hospital Authority has set up a special task force to devise plans to raise nurses' wages and improve their career prospects. Such efforts are better late than never, even though the authority has only itself to blame for failing to tackle the problem earlier.

21 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Shortage of nurses risks hospital crisis

Demand for health workers rises

A shortage of nurses is compromising the quality of medical services and forcing hospitals to put the development of new services on hold, health workers say.

While the government has no overall manpower estimates for nurses, the Hospital Authority said it had a shortage of 418 nurses this financial year.

9 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Nurses join the trouser brigade

FEMALE nurses will be wearing trousers for the first time in Hong Kong, after Yan Chai Hospital persuaded local fashion guru Eddie Lau Pai-kei to come up with a set of designer uniforms.

28 Jan 1994 - 12:00am