10 Mar '12, 2am

"Is it possible that some senior doctors are seeing a higher proportion of private patients and leaving the...

Speech on 6 March 2012 in Parliament during the Committee of Supply Debate on the Ministry of Health’s budget. ———— Mr Chairman, For some time now, our government restructured hospitals have been facing a bed crunch, as several Members before me have mentioned. With the current high bed occupancy rates, can we be sure our hospital system will be able to cope in the event of a major outbreak or a national disaster, without resulting in preventable deaths? I appreciate that hospital staff and administrators are doing their best to manage these space constraints, but perhaps we need to explore other ways to free up bed space. Currently about 22% of all beds in acute care government hospitals are non-subsidised beds. In our largest hospital, SGH, non-subsidised beds make up 28% of its beds . This is according to a reply from the Minister to my Parliamentary Question last month...

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She uploaded photos of dying patients - AsiaOne: served eight days in jail ... #bullying #cyber

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The New Paper Sunday, Mar 11, 2012 An Oregon nursing assistant convicted of taking graphic photos of elderly or disabled p...

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energy-intensive equipment, and hermetically sealed indoor spaces, hospitals and health-care facilities are notoriously re...