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Multimillion-dollar plan not enough to retain doctors in public hospitals, Hong Kong health sector experts say

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A multimillion-dollar plan to retain talent at Hong Kong’s public hospitals has received a lukewarm response from the city’s health sector, with experts blaming political rows, the coronavirus outbreak and various management issues for a growing manpower crunch.In his annual budget announced on Wednesday, Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo-po raised the allocation for health by HK$9.8 billion (US$1.2 billion), totalling HK$97.7 billion amid the spread of the virus, which by Saturday had infected…



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