At public hospital emergency departments, the percentage of "urgent" cases seen within 30 minutes has dropped to its lowest level in a decade. Photo: Jonathan Wong At public hospital emergency departments, the percentage of "urgent" cases seen within 30 minutes has dropped to its lowest level in a decade. Photo: Jonathan Wong
At public hospital emergency departments, the percentage of "urgent" cases seen within 30 minutes has dropped to its lowest level in a decade. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Internships to ease strain on Hong Kong's accident and emergency departments

Staff shortages and increase in patients have left A&E departments struggling to meet targets

At public hospital emergency departments, the percentage of "urgent" cases seen within 30 minutes has dropped to its lowest level in a decade. Photo: Jonathan Wong At public hospital emergency departments, the percentage of "urgent" cases seen within 30 minutes has dropped to its lowest level in a decade. Photo: Jonathan Wong
At public hospital emergency departments, the percentage of "urgent" cases seen within 30 minutes has dropped to its lowest level in a decade. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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