Tag Archives: KTPH

NEGLIGENT KTPH STAFF ALMOST KILLED ME WITH HIS COMPLACENCY

I would like to share about my bad experience with KTPH. Here is what happened. On 19th Jan, I had to go for a nose surgery to open up my airways. 1 week before the surgery, I went for a pre-surgery evaluation check-up with the anesthetist. During this time I highlighted clearly that I had an acid reflux problem when I don't eat my meals on time, I usually end up vomiting due to gastric and heartburn. Since I'm required to fast for 12 hours before my surgery, it was important that I highlighted this so that necessary precautions could be taken by the anesthetic team during my surgery. The doctor who evaluated my case took down all the necessary details in my case file. On the day of the surgery, I fasted for 12 hours and went to the hospital. They brought me to the operation room and prepared to put me to sleep using general anesthesia. At about 9am I was put to sleep. I woke up at about 1pm in the intensive care unit with all kinds of wires attached to me and tubes in my mouth. A doctor told me that my surgery was cancelled because while they were inserting a ventilator tube into my throat after they put me to sleep in the operation room, I vomited due to my acid reflux condition and my lungs got filled up with vomit.

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BLEEDING FOREIGN WORKER IGNORED BY KTPH NURSES UNTIL KIND LADY STANDS UP FOR HIM

So i went to KTPH on 3rd March at about 8pm to send my mum, because she was having bad stomach flu. After doing some registration, we had to wait for the nurse to call our number to do some check-up. There was me, my sister and my brother. While waiting outside the room. I saw an indian worker walked in, with two other indian worker. One of them had his hand on the left covered with handkerchief. And the handkerchief was covered with blood. He was walking back and fro from the registration counter and the toilet. Probably because he dont know how to stop the bleeding.

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SPARE POLICE SHOOTER FROM GALLOWS, HE IS STILL VERY YOUNG

I am disturbed at the news that the young man Muhammad Iskandar Sa'at who shot the police officer at Khoo Teck Puat hospital faces the death penalty under Unlawful Discharge of Firearms Section 4(1) of the Arms Offences Act Chapter 14. Just because of his initial motor theft offence and subsequent action, he now got himself the dealth penalty. He's just 23 years old, somebody's kid, he doesn't deserve death for his mistakes.

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Standardise subsidised patients’ fees at polyclinics, hospitals

The services are essentially the same, but the fees charged by different public hospitals and polyclinics can vary by as much as 50 per cent. To most patients, this makes little sense. Why should they pay so much more at one hospital compared with another - especially since the Government subsidises much of the cost? Recently, Singapore General Hospital (SGH) and Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (KTPH) raised their emergency department fees, and some bed and consultation fees. SGH increased its emergency department fee from $99 to $108 while charges at KTPH went up from $98 to $103. Alexandra Hospital charges just $88 for emergency services - the lowest among Singapore's six public general hospitals.

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