With the inpatient ward occupancy rate exceeding 120 per cent in some Hong Kong districts, the workload and suffering of frontline medical staff are beyond doubt. Photo: Sam Tsang
SCMP Editorial
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SCMP Editorial

Political will needed to ease staffing crisis at hospitals struck by flu

  • While the latest cash injection into Hong Kong’s struggling health care system is a gesture to pacify those working on the front line, what is really required are more qualified doctors

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With the inpatient ward occupancy rate exceeding 120 per cent in some Hong Kong districts, the workload and suffering of frontline medical staff are beyond doubt. Photo: Sam Tsang
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