Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Lai Tsui-lan 黎敘蘭 (1938-EOP)

updated December 21, 2013.

Hong Kong nlt.1904.

HONG KONG. LMSHK nlt.1909. Authorized to practice July 1909 or August 18, 1938 [further research in progress] [1]. Private practitioner 1909-EOP, address: 1/F, #31 Fuk Wa Street, Shamshuipo 1941. Authorized medical practitioner to sign medical certificates of death 1909-EOP.

[1] LMSHK was the qualification awarded to graduates of the Hong Kong College of Medicine for Chinese HKCMC (1887-1912). Holders of LMSHK were not authorized to practice as private practitioners until July 8, 1908 [a]. From that day on they were permitted to practice as "exempted persons", but not to be listed in the Medical Register and not be addressed officially as "Dr".
[a] There were hospital appointments, more particularly at missionary or charitable hospitals, prior to 1908. For instance, Kwan King-leung 關景良, LMSHK 1893, was permitted to practice at the Alice Memorial Hospital 1893.

Selected bibliography: The Hong Kong Government Gazette, July 30, 1909, #468; May 9, 1941, Notice #558.


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