Medical Priority Dispatch System – Urgently Needed in Hong Kong

The Legislative Council Panel on Security discussed Security Bureau’s “Outcome of Public Consultation on the Proposed Introduction of the MPDS” on 13 April 2010. Civic Exchange hosted a press briefing and invited Mr Cheung Tak Hai from the Alliance for Patients’ Mutual Help Organizations and Prof Timothy Rainer from Prince of Wales Hospital’s Service Department of Emergency Medicine to explain the importance of adopting MPDS.

Media Coverage

CRHK News (Chinese) – 9 April 2010:
病人組織冀盡快落實救護車調派分級制
METROInfo – 9 April 2010:
病人互助組織促當局落實救護車調派分級制
RTHK News (English) – 9 April 2010 / 10 April 2010:
Call for speedier ambulance changes
South China Morning Post – 10 April 2010:
Calls grow for priority ambulance system
Hong Kong Daily News – 10 April 2010:
救護車調派3級制 病人組織盼盡快實行
Headline Daily – 10 April 2010:
立會下周商救護車分級制
Wen Wei Po – 10 April 2010:
救護車調派分級制 病人組織冀速落實
RTHK Backchat – 12 April 2010:
Medical Priority Dispatch System