CMC appoints Root Cause Analysis Panel to conduct thorough investigation on one sentinel event

The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:

     The spokesperson for Caritas Medical Centre (CMC) made the following announcement today (December 6):
     CMC has appointed the Root Cause Analysis Panel to conduct thorough investigation on the sentinel event announced on November 29. The panel members are as follows:
Dr Raymond Cheung Wai-man
Service Director (Quality & Safety), Kowloon West Cluster, Hospital Authority
Dr Rita So Ching-yee
Chief of Service, Department of Anaesthesia, Princess Margaret Hospital/ North Lantau Hospital/ Yan Chai Hospital
Ms Mak Wai-ling
Department Operations Manager, Intensive Care Unit, Princess Margaret Hospital/ Yan Chai Hospital
Dr George Ng Wing-yiu
Chief of Service, Intensive Care Unit, Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Mr William Chan Yuk-wing
Nurse Consultant (Emergency Care), Department of Accident and Emergency, New Territories West Cluster, Hospital Authority
Mr Chan Man-nok
Chief Nursing Officer, Nursing Services Department, Hospital Authority Head Office
Dr Nicole Chau Suet-ming
Senior Manager (Patient Safety & Risk Management), Quality & Safety Division, Hospital Authority Head Office
     The panel will complete the investigation and recommend improvement measures within eight weeks. The report will be submitted to the Hospital Authority Head Office.

Ends/Wednesday, December 6, 2023
Issued at HKT 21:15