An authority spokesman said that when the scheme was fully rolled out up to 35,000 patients might be able to see one of 350 participating doctors. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Scheme to encourage visits to private clinics will ease the burden on public hospitals

The Hospital Authority is right in sticking with programme for long-term diabetes and blood-pressure patients but should consider making it more attractive for both them and doctors.

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An authority spokesman said that when the scheme was fully rolled out up to 35,000 patients might be able to see one of 350 participating doctors. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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