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Government sets up Advisory Committee for Regulatory Standards for Private Healthcare Facilities under Private Healthcare Facilities Ordinance
     The Government announced today (August 31) the establishment of the Advisory Committee for Regulatory Standards for Private Healthcare Facilities (Advisory Committee) in accordance with the Private Healthcare Facilities Ordinance with effect from September 1, 2020, for a term of three years.

     The Advisory Committee is tasked to advise the Director of Health on matters relating to the regulation of private healthcare facilities, including devising and reviewing regulatory standards of private healthcare facilities as set out in the Codes of Practice, advising on matters relating to licensing, regulation and compliance with the standards as well as making recommendations to enhance safety and quality standards of private healthcare facilities through regulation.

     The Advisory Committee will be chaired by Professor Raymond Liang Hin-suen, and comprises members from the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine and its constituent colleges, the Hospital Authority, and representatives from academia, private hospitals as well as registered medical practitioners' and dentists' associations.

     The membership of the Advisory Committee is as follows:

Professor Raymond Liang Hin-suen

Members (in alphabetical order of surnames)
Dr Chan Kui-fat
Dr Chan Wai-lam
Dr David Chao Vai-kiong
Dr Cheng Pak-man
Dr Chow Yu-fat
Professor Edward Lai Cheuck-seen
Dr May Lam Mei-ling
Dr Law Chun-key
Dr Lee Koon-hung
Professor Gilberto Leung Ka-kit
Dr Leung Tse-ngong
Dr Vincent Leung Tze-ching
Professor Philip Li Kam-tao
Dr Wong Yiu-kai
Dr John Woo Kong-sang
Dr Clara Wu Wing-yee

Co-opted Members
Professor Chair Sek-ying
Dr Gabriel Choi Kin
Dr William Ho Shiu-wei
Dr Samuel Kwok Po-yin
Dr Lau Ka-hin
Dr Raymond Lo See-kit
Professor Joseph Lui Cho-ze
Professor Enders Ng Kwok-wai
Dr Century Tsang Hin-kei
Dr Sky Wong Tin-hau
Professor Cynthia Yiu Kar-yung
Ends/Monday, August 31, 2020
Issued at HKT 11:00
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