Half of the people of Hong Kong have more than two chronic diseases by age 70. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong’s overstretched public hospitals see repeat visits from elderly lacking chronic disease and welfare help in community

Study done in two of the city’s public hospitals finds 20 per cent of those over 65 readmitted within a month because of insufficient community care and social services

Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals

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Half of the people of Hong Kong have more than two chronic diseases by age 70. Photo: Nora Tam
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