Kwong Wah Hospital in Yau Ma Tei. Photo: Sam Tsang

A chance to learn or extra pressure? Hong Kong doctors divided on China’s Greater Bay Area plans for health care

  • Opening up the Guangdong health care sector to Hong Kong doctors would provide myriad opportunities, some practitioners say
  • But others fear an influx of patients from across the border would place a bigger strain on the local system
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Kwong Wah Hospital in Yau Ma Tei. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Professor Lo Chung-mau, CEO of HKU-Shenzhen Hospital, revealed the university is planning to open a medical school on the mainland. Photo: Felix Wong

University of Hong Kong considers Shenzhen medical school and fuels fears of ‘Greater Bay Area’ brain drain for city

  • HKU and Chinese University both plan to open faculties on mainland
  • But senior consultant who teaches at HKU says city needs to get its own house in order before looking further afield
Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals

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Professor Lo Chung-mau, CEO of HKU-Shenzhen Hospital, revealed the university is planning to open a medical school on the mainland. Photo: Felix Wong
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