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Short wait for half of emergency patients

Workers' Party chief Low Thia Khiang (Aljunied GRC) had also pressed the minister last month for an acceptable waiting time for admission. He said people had to wait from eight hours to as long as 23 hours, given the shortage of hospital beds. Mr Gan had replied then that patients should not wait for "more than a few hours". In his written reply, he again stressed that all life-threatening cases are attended to immediately. Medical teams will also monitor, care for and medically assess patients during the wait.

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Demoralising remarks from First World Parliamentarians

I have quite a few friends who work in the hospitals as doctors and nurses and I think it is quite unfair for Mr Low to label the daily battles they undergo as a sign that Singapore is regressing towards third world medical care. It is somewhat disappointing that for someone who keeps emphasizing First World Parliament, Mr Low decided to make this callous remark without thinking how it demoralizes the good doctors, nurses and medical attendees who are working long hours to attend to patients who need medical assistance.

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Heng Swee Keat : Vote for PAP to make WP work harder

The arguments put forward by the People's Action Party (PAP) and the Workers' Party (WP) to Punggol East residents have one point in common: Voting their party in will make the other party work harder for you. Education Minister Heng Swee Keat said yesterday that voters can judge the work of current Members of Parliament and realise that voting for the PAP will make the WP work harder.

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