Hong Kong has a long-standing shortage of doctors. Photo: Fung Chang Hong Kong has a long-standing shortage of doctors. Photo: Fung Chang
Hong Kong has a long-standing shortage of doctors. Photo: Fung Chang

Proposal to let doctors trained overseas work freely in Hong Kong after five years in public sector sparks anger among medical groups

  • After five years in public sector, a doctor could obtain full registration in Hong Kong without the need to pass the city’s licensing exam
  • Local medical groups immediately slam plan, warning move could ‘open the floodgates’ on doctors of varying quality

Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals
Hong Kong has a long-standing shortage of doctors. Photo: Fung Chang Hong Kong has a long-standing shortage of doctors. Photo: Fung Chang
Hong Kong has a long-standing shortage of doctors. Photo: Fung Chang
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