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Patients

Wuhan hospital takes down banner celebrating 40,000 patients

A Wuhan hospital was slammed by netizens after it unveiled a banner outside the building celebrating its total number of in-patients hitting 40,000.

Tuesday, 4 December, 2012, 3:10pm 1 comment

Spinal muscular atrophy patients put trust in spare machines

For children suffering from neuromuscular disease, life-sustaining machines enable them to live at home instead of staying in hospital, but there is always a danger if the machines break down.

2 Dec 2012 - 3:28am

Lions Centre helps to ease financial burden on liver patients' families

Yeung So-chow had not imagined how big a burden kidney failure could be, until her elderly mother fell ill two years ago.

For many months, the Yeung family had to come up with HK$2,400 each week to pay for kidney dialysis for their mother, Lai Fung-kai, 67.

2 Dec 2012 - 3:28am

Patients' group urges transparency over hospital complaints

The government should push private hospitals for greater transparency in handling patients' complaints, and prevent them from "operating behind closed doors", a concern group has urged.

16 Nov 2012 - 3:58am