Hongkongers needing elective treatment unrelated to the coronavirus face longer waits during the epidemic. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Coronavirus pandemic exposes Hong Kong’s inadequate links between public, private hospitals as patients left waiting for treatment

  • ‘Non-urgent’ cases postponed as overburdened public hospitals focus on Covid-19 patients
  • Only a small number of public patients have been referred to private hospitals for treatment
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hongkongers needing elective treatment unrelated to the coronavirus face longer waits during the epidemic. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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