The government hopes to reduce residents’ reliance on public hospitals for non-urgent care. Photo: May Tse
The government hopes to reduce residents’ reliance on public hospitals for non-urgent care. Photo: May Tse

Hong Kong may need up to 10 years to overhaul healthcare system, officials admit upon launch of ambitious blueprint

  • Primary Healthcare Commission will be tasked with overseeing network of district health centres
  • Government hopes residents, especially older ones, in need of medical care at early stage will turn to facilities first, rather than public hospitals

The government hopes to reduce residents’ reliance on public hospitals for non-urgent care. Photo: May Tse
The government hopes to reduce residents’ reliance on public hospitals for non-urgent care. Photo: May Tse
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