Press Release
28 December 2001
Press Invitation

The Hong Kong Medical Association Orchestra announces its visit to the Castle Peak Hospital to perform at patients' bedsides. This is a chance to capture a psychiatrist singing, accompanied by doctors and other musicians. We invite you to explore on the theme as to why and how mental illness might be related to creativity in music. Doctors and patients in the Castle Peak Hospital might also tell you more about psychiatric illness.

If you need more assistance please do not hesitate to call either of the following.

Miss NY Leung, HKMA Secretariat (Tel no. : )
Miss Amy Chow, Castle Peak Hospital (Tel no. : )
Dr. Anthony W.K. Ng, Secretary to HKMA Orchestra (Tel no. : )

More information is available in the website of HKMA Orchestra

Rundown of the day's program :

29 December 2001 (Saturday)
2:30 to 3:30 pm Ensembles to visit psychiatric wards including forensic wards, psycho-geriatric wards and wards for the mentally handicapped.
3:30 to 4:30 pm Whole orchestral performance with Dr. Sylvia Chen in the Main Hall
All media welcomed. Please pay due respect to the patients' privacy and obtain their consent before taking photographs & doing interviews.
4:30 pm Photographs and meeting the press


Notes to editors:
The Hong Kong Medical Association, founded in 1920, aims to bring together Hong Kong's government, institutional, university and private medical practitioners for an effective exchange of views and co-ordination of efforts. The foremost objective of the Association is to safeguard and promote public health. The Association speaks collectively for its members and aims to keep its members abreast of medical ethics, issues and advances around the world. In fulfilling these goals, the association hopes to better serve the people of Hong Kong.

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