The Hospital Authority Employees Alliance blamed its decision to strike on Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s refusal to meet them for talks on Sunday. Pictured is a hospital authority employee voting to strike. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Coronavirus: Hong Kong public hospitals brace for workers’ strike

  • Bulk of frontline medical professionals are expected to carry on working, with doctors’ and nurses’ unions promising to fulfil their duties
  • Hospital Authority will launch contingency plans to reduce non-essential services but warns half of all booked surgery cases may have to be postponed
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak
The Hospital Authority Employees Alliance blamed its decision to strike on Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s refusal to meet them for talks on Sunday. Pictured is a hospital authority employee voting to strike. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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