Tommy Cheung has accused some in the medical field of ‘protectionism’. Photo: May Tse Tommy Cheung has accused some in the medical field of ‘protectionism’. Photo: May Tse
Tommy Cheung has accused some in the medical field of ‘protectionism’. Photo: May Tse

‘Nothing to fear’ from potential influx of mainland doctors, says top adviser pushing Hong Kong to allow more medics from outside city

  • Tommy Cheung, a member of Carrie Lam’s Executive Council, is calling for the government to further lower the bar for doctors not trained locally to practise in the city
  • Administration’s proposed reforms have met stiff opposition across the medical sector, with some worried they open door to mainland-trained doctors

Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals
Tommy Cheung has accused some in the medical field of ‘protectionism’. Photo: May Tse Tommy Cheung has accused some in the medical field of ‘protectionism’. Photo: May Tse
Tommy Cheung has accused some in the medical field of ‘protectionism’. Photo: May Tse
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