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April 2012 - HK's Ailing Health System

No Solution in Sight for Pensioners’ Plight

Many of the patients who use public healthcare services are elderly. To try to relieve the pressure on the public system the government recently extended the elderly healthcare voucher scheme and doubled the amount offered. But as Varsity discovers, many elderly people still find the vouchers inadequate and hard to use.

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