26 May 2018

Au Man-hoi

  • Inaccurate media reports about certain cases add to the aggravations felt by front-line doctors and medical workers. Photo: Xinhua

    Medical error or complication?

    - Jun 2, 2017 5:30pm
    Having left the Hospital Authority six months ago, I have been a bit out of touch with the latest happenings in the health and medical sectors. Still, I wasn’t completely out of the loop because I...
  • A sign in Chinese (left) inside a Japanese restaurant reads "please reuse glasses". An MTR warning in simplified Chinese warns against trespassing into the track area. Photos: HKEJ, Internet

    When warnings fail

    - May 19, 2017 5:31pm
    Recently, I had a fantastic self-drive holiday with my family in Hokkaido. While I was enjoying a soft-serve ice cream at a cafe in New Chitose Airport in Sapporo, a notice caught my attention. It was...
  • Despite the recent surge in the number of organ donors in Hong Kong, their number, in terms of their ratio to the city's population, is still far smaller than those in developed countries. Photo: CNSA

    Organ donation: Opt-in or opt-out?

    - May 5, 2017 5:07pm
    A recent case in which a dying mother was saved by a liver donor has fueled intense discussions in Hong Kong. Tang Kwai-si, 43, suffered from an acute liver failure but her daughter could not donate her...

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