66-year-old male patient goes missing after leaving Emergency Medicine Ward at Pok Oi Hospital


4th May 2021 – (Hong Kong) The spokesman for Pok Oi Hospital (POH) made the following appeal today regarding a patient who left the hospital without notifying hospital staff:

A 66-year-old male patient left the Emergency Medicine Ward without notifying the hospital staff at around 4.45pm today.

After discovering the patient had left without notification, ward staff reported the matter to security guards immediately and sought assistance from Police. Security guards conducted the hospital search immediately but unable to locate the patient. POH is very concerned about the incident and has reported to the police immediately. The hospital will continue to cooperate with the police for the search.

The patient is about 1.7 meters tall, medium body build with black and short hair. He was wearing a long-sleeved top with black and white stripes and beige trousers when he left the hospital. He has to use a cane when walking. The hospital appeals to the public to contact Yuen Long Police Station at 3661 4710 if they know the whereabouts of the patient.