Elderly patients receive treatment at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Yau Ma Tei. Photo: Winson Wong

Choices for the terminally ill: define clearly who is mentally fit to decide end-of-life treatments, says former Hong Kong minister

  • Former Hong Kong health minister Yeoh Eng-kiong feels it should be defined in clear legal terms who is a mentally competent person
  • University of Hong Kong legal scholar Daisy Cheung says a mental illness does not necessarily render a person incapable of making a decision
Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals

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Elderly patients receive treatment at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Yau Ma Tei. Photo: Winson Wong
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