A shortage of doctors has Hong Kong mulling a series of rules changes that will allow those trained abroad to practise in the city. Photo: AFP A shortage of doctors has Hong Kong mulling a series of rules changes that will allow those trained abroad to practise in the city. Photo: AFP
A shortage of doctors has Hong Kong mulling a series of rules changes that will allow those trained abroad to practise in the city. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong plans to allow doctors who are not permanent residents to work as specialists

  • The proposal by health authorities follows complaints that previous draft amendments were ‘too strict’ and may not attract enough doctors, health minister says
  • Other changes include internships for permanent resident graduates of foreign medical schools and opportunities for doctors working under limited registration scheme

Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals
A shortage of doctors has Hong Kong mulling a series of rules changes that will allow those trained abroad to practise in the city. Photo: AFP A shortage of doctors has Hong Kong mulling a series of rules changes that will allow those trained abroad to practise in the city. Photo: AFP
A shortage of doctors has Hong Kong mulling a series of rules changes that will allow those trained abroad to practise in the city. Photo: AFP
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