The Hong Kong government plans to ease admission rules for non-locally trained doctors. Photo: EPA-EFE The Hong Kong government plans to ease admission rules for non-locally trained doctors. Photo: EPA-EFE
The Hong Kong government plans to ease admission rules for non-locally trained doctors. Photo: EPA-EFE

Hong Kong welfare chief says shortage of doctors is hurting children with special educational needs in city, as he backs controversial overseas hiring bill

  • Secretary for Labour and Welfare Law Chi-kwong says children waiting more than six months to be assessed because of shortage
  • Plan could let thousands of children be seen sooner and get help quicker, Law says

Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals
The Hong Kong government plans to ease admission rules for non-locally trained doctors. Photo: EPA-EFE The Hong Kong government plans to ease admission rules for non-locally trained doctors. Photo: EPA-EFE
The Hong Kong government plans to ease admission rules for non-locally trained doctors. Photo: EPA-EFE
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