Today Search
Medical School Nurse Interviews
Expert Profiles

Dr. Pierre Chan

Legislative Councillor (Medical)
Hong Kong Legislative Council
Dr Pierre Chan is a doctor and politician. He began to work at the Queen Mary Hospital from 2001 to 2010 and is currently working at the Ruttonjee Hospital as an associate consultant of gastroenterology and hepatology. He was president of the doctors' union, the Hong Kong Public Doctors' Association, from 2014 to 2016. From 2016, he became a member of the Medical Council of Hong Kong, and was elected in the Hong Kong Legislative Council election through the Medical functional constituency in the same year.
Expert Interviews
Why does Hospital Authority fail to address overburden over the years?
"In the beginning of last year, I spoke with the Hospital Authority [HA], hoping that they could come up with measures to cope with the winter surge in 2017, but the medical wards were already severely overburdened this summer," says Dr Pierre Chan, a member of the Legislative Council (LegCo) representing the medical sector. In this exclusive interview, MIMS sits down with Chan to try to uncover the root causes of the recurring issue of overburden in public hospitals.