Medical staff at work at Kwong Wah Hospital in Yau Ma Tei amid the winter flu outbreak in January. The city’s public hospitals have seen occupancy rates of over 100 per cent. Photo: Nora Tam
Anson Au
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Anson Au

How Hong Kong public hospitals can ease overcrowding without turning to the private sector

  • Anson Au says more medical residencies, services such as telemedicine and streamlining administrative procedures would reduce the stress on Hong Kong’s public hospitals

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Medical staff at work at Kwong Wah Hospital in Yau Ma Tei amid the winter flu outbreak in January. The city’s public hospitals have seen occupancy rates of over 100 per cent. Photo: Nora Tam
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A nurse (left) helps students of advanced emergency nursing practice receive hands-on experience with patients at Prince of Wales Hospital in Sha Tin. Photo: David Wong

How one Hong Kong public hospital put private peers in the shade: loved ones of grateful patient recall

  • Family says treatment of mother prior to her passing away from cancer was far better at Prince of Wales than at private facilities
Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals

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A nurse (left) helps students of advanced emergency nursing practice receive hands-on experience with patients at Prince of Wales Hospital in Sha Tin. Photo: David Wong
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