Emergency medical treatment and hospitalisations at MTKDC

Surabhi Chopra made this Freedom of Information request to Immigration Department

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Dear Immigration Department,

I am writing to make a data access request regarding the number of incidents of emergency medical treatment at Ma Tau Kok Detention Centre. May I know, in each of the years between 2010 and 2020,

A) The number of incidents of emergency medical treatment for detainees

B) The number of incidents of hospitalisations of detainees

If a CSV or Excel format is possible, I would greatly appreciate it.

Yours faithfully,

Surabhi Chopra

Immigration Department

Our Reference: L/M (537) in ImmD DR/6-5/10/R

Dear Surabhi Chopra,
Our department has received your application for access to information on
13.10.2021. Your application is now under processing. According to
paragraph 1.16 of the Code on Access to Information, our department will
inform you of the latest progress of the case separately on or before
02.11.2021. In the meantime, please contact the undersigned via this email
if you have any enquiry.

Best regards,

CHAN, Tsz-ho
for Director of Immigration

Immigration Department

Our Reference: L/M (537) in ImmD DR/6-5/10/R

Dear Surabhi Chopra,

I refer to your request for access to information on 13.10.2021 and our
interim reply to you on 21.10.2021. I hereby provide you with the
following information.

Detainees at the Ma Tau Kok Detention Centre (“MTKDC”) who complain of or
appear to be suffering from illness or injuries will be escorted to a
public hospital for medical consultation at the earliest possible time.
 In the case of emergency, ambulance service will be requested for sending
the person concerned to the hospital for urgent medical treatment.  The
Immigration Department does not maintain the requested information.

I hope the information is useful to you.

Best regards,

CHAN, Tsz-ho
for Director of Immigration