A rigorous examination system is the appropriate and fair way for non-locally trained doctors to gain full registration in Hong Kong. Even in the UK, where the coronavirus pandemic is worse, the PLAB exam has been held, whereas Hong Kong has cancelled its fifth licensing exam. Photo: Shutterstock A rigorous examination system is the appropriate and fair way for non-locally trained doctors to gain full registration in Hong Kong. Even in the UK, where the coronavirus pandemic is worse, the PLAB exam has been held, whereas Hong Kong has cancelled its fifth licensing exam. Photo: Shutterstock
A rigorous examination system is the appropriate and fair way for non-locally trained doctors to gain full registration in Hong Kong. Even in the UK, where the coronavirus pandemic is worse, the PLAB exam has been held, whereas Hong Kong has cancelled its fifth licensing exam. Photo: Shutterstock

Hong Kong health care and hospitals

Letters | Hong Kong Medical Council’s repeated cancelling of licensing exams for overseas doctors is unacceptable

  • Many high-quality doctors from the rest of the world will no longer wish to come to Hong Kong and serve a three-week quarantine only to face the disappointment of yet another cancelled exam

Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals
A rigorous examination system is the appropriate and fair way for non-locally trained doctors to gain full registration in Hong Kong. Even in the UK, where the coronavirus pandemic is worse, the PLAB exam has been held, whereas Hong Kong has cancelled its fifth licensing exam. Photo: Shutterstock A rigorous examination system is the appropriate and fair way for non-locally trained doctors to gain full registration in Hong Kong. Even in the UK, where the coronavirus pandemic is worse, the PLAB exam has been held, whereas Hong Kong has cancelled its fifth licensing exam. Photo: Shutterstock
A rigorous examination system is the appropriate and fair way for non-locally trained doctors to gain full registration in Hong Kong. Even in the UK, where the coronavirus pandemic is worse, the PLAB exam has been held, whereas Hong Kong has cancelled its fifth licensing exam. Photo: Shutterstock
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