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Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong

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Former health director admitted to hospital

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 10:56pm

Teaching hospital in push to upgrade facilities

Hong Kong's oldest teaching hospital is in need of a revamp, says its chief executive.

The 74-year-old Queen Mary Hospital in Pok Fu Lam is running out of space and many medical facilities are outdated. Dr Luk Che-chung, the chief executive, said the hospital needed to modernise.

26 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Charity gives heart and temporary home to parents with children in hospital

Tsang Kin-shing is only five, but he has had six major heart operations and has spent a fifth of his life in hospital. Kin-shing suffers from a single ventricle defect, a condition in which one of the heart's pumping chambers is underdeveloped.

3 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Driver arrested after woman's death

Police arrested a 22-year-old for dangerous driving causing death after his goods van hit and killed a 58-year-old woman in Aberdeen yesterday. The victim, surnamed Chan, was knocked down while crossing Pok Fu Lam Road outside Pok Fu Lam village shortly before 6am. She was taken to Queen Mary Hospital and declared dead at 6.19am.

8 May 2008 - 12:00am

School gets talking to after laser incident

The Education Bureau yesterday reminded SKH Chi Fu Chi Nam Primary School in Pok Fu Lam that teaching equipment should be operated by teaching staff. The reminder came after red light from a laser remote control pointer was shone into a Primary Five boy's left eye in a classroom at about 8am. The device was used to control a projector.

17 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

A difficult operation

Five months after his abrupt resignation put the University of Hong Kong's medical faculty in the media spotlight, life goes on for former dean Lam Shiu-kum.

Friends and former colleagues, including Betty Tung Chiu Hung-ping, the wife of former chief executive Tung Chee-hwa, came to wish him well at the opening of his private clinic in Central earlier this month.

20 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

12-month reprieve for mansion

Government proposes turning European-style home into a monument

The government has stepped in to save a rare, European-style mansion from demolition by proposing that it be turned into a monument.

21 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Visits down slightly over holidays

A daily average of 5,317 people attended public accident and emergency departments over the Ching Ming and Easter holidays, just 1.7 per cent off the daily average last month of 5,407, the Hospital Authority said. Bucking the trend was Queen Mary Hospital in Pok Fu Lam, which saw a 6.5 per cent upswing to 348 during the holiday, compared to 327 last month.

11 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Helicopter rescues fisherman

A 40-YEAR-OLD Hong Kong fisherman was airlifted by a Government Flying Service helicopter to Queen Mary Hospital last night after he was badly burned when his boat caught fire off Waglan Island.

21 Mar 1999 - 12:00am