The Ombudsman Connie Lau Yin-hing speaks at a press conference on Tuesday. Photo: Nora Tam

Ombudsman slams health department for failing to investigate why one-third of schoolchildren failed to show up for health checks

  • More than 200,000 school students gave their health checks under a government scheme a miss
  • Health officials also failed to follow up cases of 5,000 students per year after referring them to mental health specialists
Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals

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The Ombudsman Connie Lau Yin-hing speaks at a press conference on Tuesday. Photo: Nora Tam
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