Mediation – will it work?
By: Dr. CHOI Kin
In 2014, there were over 600 complaints forwarded to the
Medical Council of Hong Kong (MCHK). Some of these
complaints are still waiting for the complainants’ clarification,
for them to make statutory declarations, for them to give
consents to retrieve medical records from the hospitals,
for the medical records to be perused by the Chairman of
the Preliminary Investigation Committee (PIC), for expert
opinions to be obtained for the Medical Council........
Medical Practice – the Medical
Council Disciplinary Inquiry that led
to a review and amendment of the
Professional Code on drug labeling
By: Dr. LI Chi Him
In the early months of 2014, the media was caught in a
frenzy of medicolegal news matching the glamour of the
entertainment industry. Doctors and laymen alike were glued
to the news unfolding the melodrama involving an alleged
misconduct of a lady obstetrician and death of a neonate
whose parents were famous performing artists..........