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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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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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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