Prince of Wales Hospital makes public appeal to help locate missing patient

The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority.

     The spokesperson for Prince of Wales Hospital (PWH) made the following appeal today (September 20) regarding a patient who left the hospital without prior notification:

     A 72-year-old female patient attended the Accident and Emergency Department of PWH due to physical discomfort last night. The patient left PWH at around 4.20am.

     Security guards were mobilised to search the hospital compound and the vicinity area but in vain. PWH is very concerned about the incident and has reported it to the Police.

     The patient was about 1.6 metres tall and of thin build. She wore black trousers and a grey top.

     The hospital appeals to the public to contact Tin Sum Police Station at 3661 1706 or call 999 if they know the patient's whereabouts.

Ends/Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Issued at HKT 15:05