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New Medical Protection appointment to expand Hong Kong presence


20 July 2020

Medical Protection, the world’s leading protection organisation for doctors, dentists and healthcare professionals, is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Medicolegal Consultant dedicated to supporting Hong Kong healthcare professionals.

Dr Cheng is an experienced doctor who has developed a wealth of knowledge on risk prevention. For the past 10 years, Dr Cheng has been an educational presenter in Hong Kong for the Medical Protection Education Faculty.

Prior to joining Medical Protection, Dr Cheng worked extensively in medical groups, and he will continue to practice part-time while supporting the profession in his new role.

Dr Cheng will be dedicated to supporting members and protecting the interests of healthcare professionals in Hong Kong. As well as being a first point of contact for members, he will provide members with expert assistance in managing cases and claims against them.

Dr Rob Hendry, Medical Director at Medical Protection, said: “I am delighted to welcome Dr Justin Cheng to the team. I know Dr Cheng has spent many years working with Hong Kong healthcare professionals and will be putting this wealth of experience to excellent use in protecting the interests of Medical Protection members in Hong Kong.”

Dr Justin Cheng, Medicolegal Consultant at Medical Protection, added: “I am very pleased to begin the new role as a dedicated Medicolegal Consultant in Hong Kong and look forward to supporting members. Hong Kong’s healthcare profession has been at the forefront of efforts to combat Covid-19 and there has never been a more important time to support and protect the interests of the healthcare professionals.”

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Notes to editors 

For press enquiries contact: Mike Bridge at mike.bridge@medicalprotection.org +44(0)7773 573303.

About Medical Protection

Medical Protection is a trading name of The Medical Protection Society Limited (“MPS”). MPS is the world’s leading protection organisation for doctors, dentists and healthcare professionals. We protect and support the professional interests of more than 300,000 members around the world. Membership provides access to expert advice and support and can also provide, depending on the type of membership required, the right to request indemnity for any complaints or claims arising

from professional practice.

Our in-house experts assist with the wide range of legal and ethical problems that arise from professional practice. This can include clinical negligence claims, complaints, medical and dental council inquiries, legal and ethical dilemmas, disciplinary procedures, inquests and fatal accident inquiries.

Our philosophy is to support safe practice in medicine and dentistry by helping to avert problems in the first place. We do this by promoting risk management through our workshops, E-learning, clinical risk assessments, publications, conferences, lectures and presentations.

MPS is not an insurance company. All the benefits of membership of MPS are discretionary as set out in the Memorandum and Articles of Association.