Protesters in the Admiralty protests on June 12 were among the injured, with reports emerging that some were denied treatment or turned over to police by private hospitals. Photo: SCMP

Health chiefs at Hong Kong’s private hospitals defend transfer of injured demonstrators to public facilities in wake of extradition bill protests

  • Private medical providers insist they offer urgent treatment to protesters, but it is then for public sector to handle cases with possible legal implications
  • Sector is under spotlight after city hospital accused of refusing to treat a protester, who was later arrested
Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals

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Protesters in the Admiralty protests on June 12 were among the injured, with reports emerging that some were denied treatment or turned over to police by private hospitals. Photo: SCMP
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