Paul Chan will deliver his budget speech on Wednesday morning. Photo: Bloomberg

Hong Kong’s ailing public hospitals to get HK$5 billion injection in Financial Secretary Paul Chan’s budget for investing in advanced equipment

  • Plan is part of a basket of morale-boosting measures for public health care as overburdened frontline staff have reached breaking point
  • Many are also watching to see if budget will support a far-reaching proposal for a HK$50 billion fund
Topic |   Hong Kong Budget 2019-2020

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Paul Chan will deliver his budget speech on Wednesday morning. Photo: Bloomberg
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Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen

Hong Kong’s health care system is teetering on the brink. What’s wrong with it, what can be done to fix it and will the budget provide some answers?

  • Financial Secretary Paul Chan delivers his third budget for Hong Kong on Wednesday
  • In the second of a three-part series on the spending plan, we look at the issues surrounding the city’s public health care system
Topic |   Hong Kong Budget 2019-2020

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Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
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