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Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital

Let private hospitals train specialists, top medic urges

A former top public hospital executive, recruited by a global health care company bidding to build new private hospitals earmarked for two sites in Hong Kong, has called for the private sector to be allowed to train more specialists.

Friday, 29 June, 2012, 12:00am

City Digest

Voters must submit proof of address

26 May 2012 - 12:00am

Second murder suicide in four days

A man leapt to his death after killing his wife at home in Sai Wan Ho yesterday in the second family murder-suicide in four days.

It prompted the Social Welfare Department to appeal to people with personal or family problems to seek professional help.

17 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Scarlet fever strain makes deadly return

The serious scarlet fever cases this year have come from a dominant strain of the bacteria not seen for many years, a microbiologist said yesterday, as an 11-year-old boy remained in serious condition.

21 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

City Digest

Seventh vote-rigging suspect appears in court

7 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Putting old people into the picture

One can never be too old to draw. Art in Hospital (AIH) is a non-profit organisation that uses art as a healing tool. Operation Santa Claus (OSC) will help AIH run 'Art Cherish - Holistic Art Workshops for Elderly Patients'. A total of 384 patients from Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital and Grantham Hospital will benefit from the scheme.

1 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Woman dies after being hit by double decker

A 60-year-old woman on her way to a Mother's Day dinner was knocked down and killed by a Citybus double decker in Quarry Bay yesterday. She was crossing King's Road near Finnie Street at 6.50pm, heading for a nearby restaurant, where her family were waiting. The Yau Tong resident was declared dead at Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital at 7.48pm.

9 May 2011 - 12:00am

Jockey Club chief hurt in car crash

Recently elected Jockey Club chairman Brian Stevenson was slightly injured when his car and another collided in Tai Tam Road yesterday.

He was on the westbound section of the road and overtaking when he and the other car collided near Red Hill Peninsula at 2.20pm.

4 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Eastern Hospital upgrades to meet international mark

Patients can expect a bigger emergency room at Eastern Hospital as it becomes the first public facility to gain an international hospital accreditation.

11 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

In Brief

Man suspected of drink-driving

3 Oct 2010 - 12:00am