Medical tourism - SPSW researchers present in Hong Kong at International Symposium

Posted on 27 January 2016

Drs Horsfall and Lunt contribute to 'Innovation in Health Service Delivery' symposium

International symposium on medical tourism

Dr Dan Horsfall and Dr Neil Lunt joined over 70 distinguished academics, practitioners, thought leaders and policy makers from the United States, the United Kingdom, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Japan, Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong at Lingnan University, Hong Kong.

The International Symposium's theme was “Innovation in Health Service Delivery: Enhancing Trade and Creating Value in the Asia-Pacific Region”. It was organised by the Centre for Asian Pacific Studies at Lingnan University and the Hong Kong APEC Study Centre (APECSC) at The Hong Kong Institute of Education.

Dan presented work on medical tourism in Europe while Neil’s paper explored the nature of health service export involving the UK’s NHS.