Hong Kong’s public sector serves about 90 per cent of the city’s patients but employs just 40 per cent of the doctors. Photo: Sam Tsang Hong Kong’s public sector serves about 90 per cent of the city’s patients but employs just 40 per cent of the doctors. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong’s public sector serves about 90 per cent of the city’s patients but employs just 40 per cent of the doctors. Photo: Sam Tsang

Proposed cure for Hong Kong’s public health system will not give hospitals the lifeline they need, experts warn

As a rapidly ageing population further strains resources, experts accuse the government of not doing enough to tackle a chronic shortage of doctors

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Hong Kong’s public sector serves about 90 per cent of the city’s patients but employs just 40 per cent of the doctors. Photo: Sam Tsang Hong Kong’s public sector serves about 90 per cent of the city’s patients but employs just 40 per cent of the doctors. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong’s public sector serves about 90 per cent of the city’s patients but employs just 40 per cent of the doctors. Photo: Sam Tsang
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