Written by: Chen Qianting
2020-08-05 13:09Last update date: 2020-08-05 13:09
Three lay members of the Medical Council elected by patient organizations and two lay adjudicators issued a statement today (5th) in their personal names, saying that they noticed that the Hong Kong government had introduced a domestic medical team to assist in the new coronavirus testing work. It is emphasized that all medical staff and medical laboratory technologists who come to work in Hong Kong must follow appropriate registration procedures to ensure that their professional ethics and qualifications are regulated by the local system.
The above-mentioned five people urged the government to strictly follow the system to handle follow-up matters to ensure that the health of the public is protected to the highest degree.
Three lay members of the Medical Council (from left) Chen Yongjia, Mei Zhuoneng and Lin Zhiyi, and two lay judges issued a statement stating that any medical nurses arriving in Hong Kong must follow proper registration procedures.
Three lay members of the Medical Council, Chen Yongjia, Mei Zhuoneng, and Lin Zhiyi, and two lay judges, Yang Guanghui and Lu Yongxiang, jointly issued a statement in their own name, expressing that the Hong Kong government has introduced domestic medical personnel to Hong Kong to assist in the detection of new crown virus work.
The statement mentioned that they understand that the central government is lending a helping hand to Hong Kong, but everyone believes that when any professional such as doctors, nurses and medical laboratory technologists come to work in Hong Kong, they must follow the appropriate registration procedures to ensure that they have the legal qualifications of Hong Kong to carry out the relevant procedures. Professional work.
Urge the government to strictly follow the system to ensure that the health of citizens is protected to the highest degree
The statement refers to examples of doctors’ professional qualifications, which should be registered in accordance with the Local Doctors Registration Ordinance (Chapter 161 of the Laws of Hong Kong) through different registration procedures to ensure that the identity, work ethics, and professional qualifications of such persons are regulated by the local system , And relevant government departments (such as the Hospital Authority or the Department of Health) are also obliged to take all the responsibilities for any professional misconduct to these persons. Everyone urged the government to strictly follow the system to handle follow-up matters to ensure that the health of the public is guaranteed to the highest degree.
Members are surprised that visitors to Hong Kong do not need to be quarantined
The statement described that the people who came to Hong Kong for testing were people who had close contact with the virus, and they were surprised that they did not need to be quarantined after they arrived in Hong Kong. The statement urged the government to treat all foreigners equally and accept quarantine for 14 days after arriving in Hong Kong to prevent the epidemic from invading overseas and causing community infection.
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