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Spike in patients slowing down emergency care at govt hospitals, says...

The report cited the lack of emergency care experts, medical personnel, assistant medical officers and trained nurses.

Medicine shortage shows reforms yet to happen, says think tank

The Galen Centre repeats its call for a health procurement ombudsman.

Government seeks to strike out lawsuit on botched circumcision

It says a medical assistant conducted the procedure at private premises and it was outside the scope of his duty.

Teen boy sues govt hospital over botched circumcision

The boy who was circumcised when he was 10 is demanding more than RM100,000 in damages.

Senior doctor in sex harassment case suspended 2 months

The health ministry has also submitted documents to the Malaysia Medical Council to have his licence revoked.

Pharmaniaga issue: Think tank happy minister ready to review healthcare procurement

Galen Centre for Health and Social Policy says 'opaque' agreements such as in the concession awarded solely to Pharmaniaga will improve public access to latest medicines and treatment.

Leeway now for senior govt doctors to take extra day off

A circular from the health department’s director-general says they must use the day to conduct activities approved by the government.

GST, cost of living see more people choosing govt healthcare

MMA chief says 30% spike in number of patients at govt hospitals and clinics, compounded with budget cuts for health ministry has resulted in medicine shortage.

Government targets pain-free hospitals nationwide by 2020

The concept of pain-free hospitals encourages day-to-day surgery services in which patients need not have to spend the night in hospitals.