Patients wait at the accident and emergency department of Kwong Wah Hospital in Yau Ma Tei, on January 29 during the winter flu surge. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong’s strict standards for overseas doctors ensure quality of medical care

  • A proposal to shorten internships for doctors already practising in the city on the limited registration scheme has potential to ease staffing crisis
Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals

TOP PICKS

Patients wait at the accident and emergency department of Kwong Wah Hospital in Yau Ma Tei, on January 29 during the winter flu surge. Photo: Sam Tsang
READ FULL ARTICLE
Professor Lo Chung-mau, CEO of HKU-Shenzhen Hospital, revealed the university is planning to open a medical school on the mainland. Photo: Felix Wong

University of Hong Kong considers Shenzhen medical school and fuels fears of ‘Greater Bay Area’ brain drain for city

  • HKU and Chinese University both plan to open faculties on mainland
  • But senior consultant who teaches at HKU says city needs to get its own house in order before looking further afield
Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals

TOP PICKS

Professor Lo Chung-mau, CEO of HKU-Shenzhen Hospital, revealed the university is planning to open a medical school on the mainland. Photo: Felix Wong
READ FULL ARTICLE