More than 100 women and their infants protested outside his studios, staging a "Nurse-In" to promote women's rights to feed their babies.Sunday, 17 February, 2013, 4:06pm
The purpose of education is to acquire knowledge and skills, and most importantly, to develop a noble character with intrapersonal and interpersonal intelligence, a positive attitude towards life, and a harmonious relationship with the environment. Such a life education is particularly important for nursing.16 Nov 2012 - 2:20am
In recent years, many health care reform proposals have been initiated to address the current and foreseeable problems in Hong Kong.
We should expect officials in the new government to bring in fresh ideas to optimise the sustainability in the long run of our health care system.16 Aug 2012 - 2:29am
Nurses, physiotherapists, paramedics, administators The Hospital Authority
To run Hong Kong's public hospitals, the Hospital Authority needs over 60,000 staff, of which seven to eight per cent need replacing every year because of turnover, retirement and the opening of new services.15 Aug 2012 - 10:58pm
In two separate and unrelated incidents on Tuesday night, seven nurses at hospitals in Shanghai and the southwestern city of Kunming were attacked by angry fathers upset at the way their children had been cared for - the latest in a series of confrontations underscoring tensions between medical staff and patients.15 Aug 2012 - 10:56pm
A doctor accused of molesting three nurses exposed himself to one of them after asking her to help him secure his trousers because he did not know how to use a safety pin, a court heard yesterday.18 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
The sexual assault trial of a Queen Elizabeth Hospital doctor began yesterday with a nurse fighting back tears as she described how the defendant repeatedly pressed his genitals against her during work.
The nurse told Kowloon City Court that Dr Allan So Cheuk-wai, 35, attacked her three times within a year while she was on duty.17 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
The shortage of public hospital nurses is still severe, with one nurse caring for 10 or 11 patients on average, a staff association survey found.
Even though this ratio is a slight improvement from last year's figure of one nurse for every 12 to 14 patients, it is still a far cry from the international standard of one nurse for four to six patients.1 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Why nurses leave public hospitals
Recently, with the aim of easing the shortage of nurses, the Hospital Authority announced that public hospitals had a hiring target of 2,000 nurses this year.
While welcoming any measure that could boost nursing numbers, I must cast doubt on the effectiveness of the authority's claim to relieve this chronic problem.14 May 2012 - 12:00am
The Hospital Authority was born in December 1990 and, in the last 21 years, we have changed Hong Kong's public hospital services from one that was criticised by many people to one that we are all proud of.8 May 2012 - 12:00am
Public hospitals will try to hire a record 2,000 nurses this year to ease a chronic staff shortage, a top nursing official says.30 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
I am glad to hear that, according to a recent statement by the Hospital Authority, the turnover rate of nurses in Hong Kong has stabilised. The authority's decision to offer an integrated educational pathway and more career advancement opportunities has attracted many nurses in the private sector to rejoin public hospitals.20 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
With post-war baby-boomers fast approaching retirement, Hong Kong is facing many challenges associated with elderly care, one of them an ongoing shortage of skilled professionals to provide such services.14 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Centenarian Ng King-yin and his 95-year-old wife Lam Sau-king moved into a private care home together last Tuesday, temporarily easing fears that they would be forced to live apart after eight decades as a couple.
But their fees at the private home in Kowloon will only be paid by a sponsor for one year and their long wait for a government-subsidised home continues.21 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
No wait for schools in other cities
I was fascinated by the report ('6-month wait for place in school', February 24) that stated more than '70 per cent of applicants to international schools have waited less than six months before being admitted'.3 Mar 2012 - 12:00am