01-11-2013 Hits:57 President Message
As the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (HKAM) will set up the Hong Kong Jockey Club Innovative Learning Centre for Medicine on the 7th floor of the HKAM Jockey Club Building, our College Office is re-located to the 8th floor and we have the opportunity to refurbish the whole office. Our new address is “Room 803-4, 8/F HKAM Jockey Club...Read more
01-10-2013 Hits:95 President Message
On July 28, 2013, a beautiful Sunday afternoon, the Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Limited (HKMC), the Law Society, the Hong Kong College of Psychiatrists (HKCPsych) and our College jointly held a seminar “Reverse Mortgage -Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA) and Part II Order for Mentally Incapacitated Persons” at the Hong Kong Monetary Authority. The seminar provided both the legal and...Read more
01-09-2013 Hits:102 President Message
Our College has assisted the Society of General Practice, Chinese Medical Association, Shanghai Medical Association and Shanghai Medicine and Health Development Foundation to organize the 2013 Oriental Family Doctor Forum and the 11th Annual Academic Conference of the Society of General Practice, Chinese Medical Association. The theme of this Forum is “Effective Primary Healthcare, From Theory to Practice”. World-renowned general...Read more
01-08-2013 Hits:182 President Message
The 20th WONCA World Conference was held in Prague in the last week of June hosted by the Czech Society of General Practice.
Dr. Margaret Chan, Director General of the World Health Organization, was the Guest of Honour at the opening ceremony on June 25. In her speech titled “The rising importance of Family Medicine” addressing an audience of family physicians,...Read more
01-07-2013 Hits:280 President Message
Our 26th Fellowship Conferment Ceremony and 24th Dr. Sun Yat Sen Oration was held on 15th June 2013. The Conferment Ceremony was held jointly with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, represented by the Censor-in-Chief, Dr. Jennie Kendrick.
This year, we conferred our Honorary Fellowship of HKCFP to Dr. York Chow Yat Ngok GBS,SBS,MBE,JP. Dr. Chow is now the Chairperson...Read more
01-06-2013 Hits:280 President Message
“World Family Doctor Day of 19th May was first declared by the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) in 2010 and it has become a day to highlight the role and contribution of family doctors in health care systems around the world. The event has gained momentum globally each year and it is a wonderful opportunity to acknowledge the central...Read more
01-05-2013 Hits:309 President Message
Our Hong Kong Primary Care Conference (HKPCC), "Innovations in Primary Care" will be held on June 16, 2013 at the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Jockey Club Building, 99 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong.
This year we will be having a full day of exciting scientific programme. Following the success of our first clinical case presentation competition last year,...Read more
01-04-2013 Hits:259 President Message
Prof. Donald Li (left) and Prof. Eng Kiong Yeoh (right)
On the afternoon of March 18, I attended the symposium on "Regulatory Frameworks for Healthcare Professionals" organized by the Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Two Overseas speakers, Mr. Harry Cayton, OBE, the Chief Executive of the Professional Standard Authority for Health...Read more
01-03-2013 Hits:222 President Message
On December 10, 2012 at the Faculty Graduation and Prize Presentation Ceremony 2012 of the University of Hong Kong at the Queen Elizabeth Stadium, Professor Rosie Young Tse-Tse spoke about the importance of holistic and continuous patient care. I wish to extract a few excerpts here whic are inspiring to family physicians with respect to our future mission in the...Read more
01-02-2013 Hits:713 President Message
The 2013 Policy Address “Seek Change, Maintain Stability, Serve People with Pragmatism” was announced on January 16, 2013, laying out a blueprint which set a policy direction for the next five years.The Policy Address recognized the healthcare system of Hong Kong as robust, reliable, and staffed by excellent health professionals with high standards. Our rapidly ageing population leads to an...Read more