Health authorities have long warned of the staffing crunch facing Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang
Health authorities have long warned of the staffing crunch facing Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang

More than 1,600 doctors, health care workers get 5 more years on job as Hong Kong raises retirement age from 60 to 65 amid hospital manpower crunch

  • Measures to encourage staff in the public health care system to stay on approved at Hospital Authority meeting
  • Health authorities predict a shortfall of 1,610 doctors by the end of the decade, rising to 1,949 by 2040

Health authorities have long warned of the staffing crunch facing Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang
Health authorities have long warned of the staffing crunch facing Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang
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