Patients crowd the accident and emergency department of Kwong Wah Hospital in Yau Ma Tei, in January this year. Photo: Sam Tsang
Eugene Kin-Keung Chan
Opinion

Opinion

Eugene Kin-Keung Chan

Foreign-trained doctors can only be a temporary cure for Hong Kong’s chronic staff shortage

  • The problem is a mismatch in numbers between Hongkongers seeking to use the public health service and the doctors and nurses in the sector. Opening the door to overseas doctors is necessary, but not sufficient to ease the overcrowding

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Patients crowd the accident and emergency department of Kwong Wah Hospital in Yau Ma Tei, in January this year. Photo: Sam Tsang
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