Background Healthcare workers working in public systems in Hong Kong work efficiently. The occupational healthcare needs of healthcare workers warrant more attention so as to build a resilient workforce to face the emerging occupational hazards with the ageing population in Hong Kong.
Methods Occupational Medicine Care Service (OMCS) was established in New Territories East Cluster, Hospital Authority in Hong Kong in 2007. A review of the reasons for new referral to the OMCS clinic from 2007 to 2015 was done.
Results 842 new cases were referred to the OMCS clinic from 2007 to 2015, 481 (57%) were cases with injury-on-duty, 237 (28%) were work-related health problems, 124 (14%) were statutory or recommended health surveillance medical examinations for specified workers.
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