The past five years have seen an increase of 700 doctors in Hong Kong, according to the Health Authority’s Dr Deacons Yeung Tai-kong. Photo: Sam Tsang The past five years have seen an increase of 700 doctors in Hong Kong, according to the Health Authority’s Dr Deacons Yeung Tai-kong. Photo: Sam Tsang
The past five years have seen an increase of 700 doctors in Hong Kong, according to the Health Authority’s Dr Deacons Yeung Tai-kong. Photo: Sam Tsang

Retention not the problem behind Hong Kong’s doctor shortage, Hospital Authority figure says

  • Dr Deacons Yeung dismisses concerns a new registration path for non-locally trained doctors will create a battle for jobs in the sector
  • Internal medicine, emergency medicine, paediatrics and family medicine specialities, in particular, need as many applicants as possible

Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals
The past five years have seen an increase of 700 doctors in Hong Kong, according to the Health Authority’s Dr Deacons Yeung Tai-kong. Photo: Sam Tsang The past five years have seen an increase of 700 doctors in Hong Kong, according to the Health Authority’s Dr Deacons Yeung Tai-kong. Photo: Sam Tsang
The past five years have seen an increase of 700 doctors in Hong Kong, according to the Health Authority’s Dr Deacons Yeung Tai-kong. Photo: Sam Tsang
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