First batch of non-local doctors recruited overseas to start working in Hong Kong public hospitals this month

The first 10 non-local doctors recruited overseas in a recent drive will start working in Hong Kong’s public hospitals this month, officials have revealed, as the healthcare sector scrambles to ease labour shortages by tapping various sources.

A separate scheme under which medical professionals from mainland China work in Hong Kong’s public hospitals for up to a year will also become a regular programme.

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