The sight of overworked, exhausted doctors and nurses struggling to cope with the influx of local people seeking treatment in hospitals and clinics has come as a shock to the whole community. Photo: Sam Tsang
Mike Rowse
Opinion

Opinion

Mike Rowse

Now as before, Hong Kong doctors’ argument for shutting out foreign competition does not stand up to scrutiny

  • Patient welfare should rank higher in doctors’ priorities than their own status. Their years of opposition to sensible changes to the entry requirements for foreign-trained doctors, so as to ease a manpower shortage, must end

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The sight of overworked, exhausted doctors and nurses struggling to cope with the influx of local people seeking treatment in hospitals and clinics has come as a shock to the whole community. Photo: Sam Tsang
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