Doctors at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Yau Ma Tei. A think tank said the city’s doctor-to-patient ratio is below the standard of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong needs 11,000 more doctors to meet global standard, local think tank says

  • City has 1.9 doctors per 1,000 residents, but development body advises 3.4
  • Calls renewed for Medical Council to loosen restrictions on overseas doctors
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Doctors at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Yau Ma Tei. A think tank said the city’s doctor-to-patient ratio is below the standard of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Photo: Felix Wong
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