Priscilla Ho, the wife of the patient who died during an endoscopy carried out in a private day-care clinic recalls the experience in the press conference. Photo: Nadia Lam
Priscilla Ho, the wife of the patient who died during an endoscopy carried out in a private day-care clinic recalls the experience in the press conference. Photo: Nadia Lam

Call to hold Hong Kong clinic accountable after patient dies during endoscopy, wife later says: ‘I never imagined going for a check-up can be fatal’

  • Concern group says legal ‘loophole’ around provisional licence may absolve clinic of blame, but lawmaker assures public that doctors are still accountable to Medical Council
  • Lai Shiu-hong, 43, suffered from cardiac arrest during procedure, leaving behind wife, one-year-old son and five-year-old daughter

Priscilla Ho, the wife of the patient who died during an endoscopy carried out in a private day-care clinic recalls the experience in the press conference. Photo: Nadia Lam
Priscilla Ho, the wife of the patient who died during an endoscopy carried out in a private day-care clinic recalls the experience in the press conference. Photo: Nadia Lam
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