Medical practitioners work in the accident and emergency department of Kwong Wah Hospital in Yau Ma Tei during the winter flu surge in January 2019. Photo: Sam Tsang Medical practitioners work in the accident and emergency department of Kwong Wah Hospital in Yau Ma Tei during the winter flu surge in January 2019. Photo: Sam Tsang
Medical practitioners work in the accident and emergency department of Kwong Wah Hospital in Yau Ma Tei during the winter flu surge in January 2019. Photo: Sam Tsang
Pamela Tin
Opinion

Opinion

Pamela Tin and Danting Liu

What Hong Kong can learn from Singapore and Britain on welcoming overseas doctors

  • Non-locally-trained doctors under the current limited registration scheme face difficulties in continuing specialist training and restricted promotion prospects
  • These issues must be addressed both in the interest of fairness and to meet the public’s needs

Medical practitioners work in the accident and emergency department of Kwong Wah Hospital in Yau Ma Tei during the winter flu surge in January 2019. Photo: Sam Tsang Medical practitioners work in the accident and emergency department of Kwong Wah Hospital in Yau Ma Tei during the winter flu surge in January 2019. Photo: Sam Tsang
Medical practitioners work in the accident and emergency department of Kwong Wah Hospital in Yau Ma Tei during the winter flu surge in January 2019. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Pamela Tin

Pamela Tin

Dr Pamela Tin is the lead researcher in health care and ageing at Our Hong Kong Foundation.

Danting Liu

Danting Liu

Danting Liu is an assistant researcher, at Our Hong Kong Foundation.