Lack of Safety in Chinese Hospitals

| June 18th, 2014

Chinese patients’ requests for more honest, better-qualified doctors have gone ignored. The city’s 27 public hospitals really need police officers, officials decided last month.

Officials are requesting police officers as deputy administrators, not just at the entrance. The goal? To keep displeased patients and their family from attacking the doctors.

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Automatic sperm extractor

| September 19th, 2012

Recently an entry on Weibo about an automatic perm extractor went viral, it says, “A hospital in Nanjing introduced an automatic sperm extractor. The screen on the machine plays artistic movies and with surround sound in the room. There is a massager at the bottom of the machine with adjustable speed and frequency. Now you can make that money standing up!”

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Man diagnosed with “abnormal menstruation”

| May 10th, 2012

From Yahoo:

It was May 5, when Weibo user @HBG林舟 posted his medical examination report which said he had abnormal menstruation after a full physical exam in hospital of traditional Chinese medicine in Hainan Province.

Next morning, the hospital’s Safety Service Department Dean Tang explained that one of the doctors on duty made a mistake because he was too busy. Many patients went to hospital to have CT that day. Especially, the patient before Lin was also a female named Lin, who […]Read more…

Government employee accused of starving mother to death

| December 3rd, 2011

(From Netease and GZ Daily) A post titled “Wuping County government employee starves 90some years old mother to death” made a huge stir on the Internet on Dec 1st. The post claimed that the granny’s son Zhong, being an government cadre, starved his mother to death due to family arguments. The post also came with a video taken 2 months ago showing a literally bony granny lying on a bamboo mat, pale and weak. Party discipline supervision department opened […]Read more…

Operating room on fire, doctors and nurses escape except a patient under anesthesia

| August 29th, 2011

From Sina:

A hospital in Shanghai was caught on fire, doctors and nurses all left the building, safe and sound, but a patient undergoing an amputation surgery was left on the operation table and died of asphyxiation.

Spokesman of the hospital later confirmed the news. When the fire happened, doctors are performing an amputation operation. The patient, around 49 year-old, was sent hospital after a car accident. The operation began around 8 pm and was about to be finished when the […]Read more…

Female star dies in plastic surgery accident

| November 26th, 2010

The unofficial news first broke out on micro blogs and forums: Ranked 9th in the 2005 Super Girl sing competition (like the American Idol in the U.S.), Wang Bei died in an accident during her plastic surgery. According to the netizen who spread the news, Wang Bei’s death was caused by doctor negligence at a plastic surgery hospital in Wuhan. Wang’s mother was also undergoing the same surgery at the same hospital at the time. It was reported that the […]Read more…

Six year old girl with strange illness needs help!

| October 16th, 2010

(From MOP) She wants to go out to see the blue sky, she wants to sing, dance and be happy like other normal children…

6 year old Miao ethnic Shi Yuping should have a happy childhood, but she suffers from a strange illness – belly expansion. September 11, the girl had the initial diagnosis in Beijing, “Overall portal hypertension of liver”, now she is waiting for money to have her treatment at Beijing Erpao hospital. According to the girl’s father, in […]Read more…

Abortion commercial that makes your “balls hurt”

| July 15th, 2010

 

It is easy to get an abortion in China, a country where over 13 million abortions are carried out each year.  According to this commercial, it only cost 98 Yuan (15$) during early pregnancy at Yunnan Union Hospital!  The commercial ironically uses the melody of a popular Chinese song Love Business sang by Xiaoxiao Murong. With its catchy tune, many kuso version of the Love Business  lyrics are also circulating the net.

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Dead body of child infected with H1N1 abandoned in a ditch

| January 17th, 2010

From Xinhuanet:

December 9, 2009, in Guangzhou, a 3-year-old boy’s dead body was found abandoned in a dry ditch on the side of Guangchong highway. The boy named Zhou Hongdu was severely infected with H1N1 virus. The news caused quite a stir when once broke out. Many media continuously tracked this matter for days; Guangzhou residents showed great concerns and raised heated discussions about the incident. It has been listed as one of the top ten health news incidents in […]Read more…

Children’s hospital doctor on duty playing games, 5-month-old baby dies

| November 12th, 2009

[NetEase] November 5, 2009 afternoon, a tragedy happened in a Children’s hospital, but we the common people will not see it in today’s newspapers or from major media. It’s not that we didn’t ask for help, but there was no one helping us. Posting this in hope of friends in the society can support us, to make people responsible at the hospital step up, to make the major media step up including our beloved 110 (police) also step up.

The […]Read more…