Journal Club: How may Continuing Powers of Attorney (CPA) Facilitate Care of Seriously ill Patients in Hong Kong?

Date: 11 April 2018 (Wednesday)

Time: 5:00 - 6:15 p.m. 

Venue: Room 301, 3/F, Li Ka Shing Medical Sciences Building, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin

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Ms. Angelina Luk, Solicitor; Notary public; Author of a layman-friendly Chinese law book《贏在終點線 (victory at the finishing line)》on wills, enduring powers of attorney and advance directives in relation to medical treatment

Dr. Chun-Yan Tse, Honorary Advisor, Hong Kong Society of Palliative Medicine; Member, Clinical Ethics Committee, Hospital Authority


Dr. Derrick Au, Centre Director, CUHK Centre for Bioethics

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The Failure of the Living Will

Advance Care Planning Beyond Advance Directives: Perspectives From Patients and Surrogates

Event Recaps:

Presentation slides by Ms. Angelina Luk - "What the DoJ Consultation Paper on CPA Proposes for Proxy Decision in Personal Care and Healthcare"

CPA consultation paper (with Annex B being the CPA Bill)

Presentation slides by Dr. Chun-Yan Tse - "Why Would it be Sometimes Useful in Hong Kong to Appoint a Continuing Power of Attorney (CPA) with Power to Decide on Life-sustaining Treatment (LST)?"