Tuen Mun Hospital has suspended the doctor. Photo: Dickson Lee

Cannabis on duty gets Hong Kong emergency ward doctor arrested and suspended

  • Tuen Mun Hospital is going through Dr Yan Yuk-yu’s recent record to make sure patients got the right treatment
Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals

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Tuen Mun Hospital has suspended the doctor. Photo: Dickson Lee
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There is a heavy burden placed on Hong Kong’s public health care system. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong’s Hospital Authority sues patient over unpaid HK$6 million bill she has racked up since November 2015

  • In a writ filed to the High Court, the authority has accused Hu Huaijiao of refusing or failing to pay her medical expenses despite repeated demands
  • Arrears are still piling up at a daily rate of HK$5,100, the standard price for non-local residents receiving inpatient services
Topic |   Hong Kong courts

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There is a heavy burden placed on Hong Kong’s public health care system. Photo: Sam Tsang
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