Patients from Queen Elizabeth Hospital are transferred to privately run St. Teresa's Hospital in Kowloon City as part of a plan to ease overcrowding in the public health sector in July. Photo: Edward Wong

How Hong Kong’s private hospitals are failing their patients

Shalini Mahtani says new legislation is needed to ensure private hospitals have doctors on site at all times, with a mandated minimum number, greater transparency and regulations to avoid conflicts of interest

Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals

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Patients from Queen Elizabeth Hospital are transferred to privately run St. Teresa's Hospital in Kowloon City as part of a plan to ease overcrowding in the public health sector in July. Photo: Edward Wong
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