Removing the breathing tube from a teenage patient shortly after he had undergone neck surgery was not the wrong decision, a medical expert told an inquest into the boy's death yesterday.
The senior anaesthesiologist involved in surgery on a teenager who later died has admitted asking doctors inexperienced in tracheotomy to perform the emergency operation on the boy.
A medic whose teenage patient died after surgery on his neck did not call the procedure "almost zero" risk, a doctor told an inquest into the death yesterday.
The mother of a teenage boy who died after neck surgery had been told the operation was "almost zero" risk by medics days before.
Cheng Miu-wah, 43, told the inquest into her son's death...
A British cancer network known for its centres' architecture has opened its first overseas branch in Hong Kong with a design fitted to the city's limited space and Chinese culture.
The Medical Council yesterday ordered a doctor to be supervised while he works, almost three years after he was convicted for molesting a patient in a public hospital.
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Over-work and a shortage of manpower are probable reasons for some hospitals having a higher mortality rate than others for patients who have had emergency surgery, the Hospital Authority says....
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Doctors say the Hospital Authority, by disclosing blunders publicly in a 'ruthless' manner, is shifting oversight responsibility to frontline staff and ignoring deeper management problems....
The city's medical chief has called for a committee to review management in public hospitals after the seventh medical blunder of the year at Tuen Mun Hospital came to light.