A nurse on ward duty at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Jordan. Nearly 40 per cent of nursing students in Hong Kong experienced verbal abuse or physical violence when providing clinical care, according to a recently published study. Photo: Sam Tsang

In Hong Kong hospitals, nurses and patients need a dose of mutual respect

  • Staffing shortages may have taken a toll on how nurses communicate with patients, and resulted in an over-reliance on trainees and assistants
Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals

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A nurse on ward duty at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Jordan. Nearly 40 per cent of nursing students in Hong Kong experienced verbal abuse or physical violence when providing clinical care, according to a recently published study. Photo: Sam Tsang
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