Tag Archives: TTSH

OLD WOMAN MORE CONCERNED ABOUT PAYING CAB FARE EVEN AS SHE HAD STROKE

As I drove off she said she couldn't lift her arms when she woke up in the morning. I saw from the rear mirror she had tears in her eyes. I suspected she had a mild stroke. She instructed me to visit the ATM for her to draw money to pay for the taxi fare. I asked her if she had any children, she said she had one son who went to work. I got angry and started to lecture her. I said "your son should take you to the hospital in an ambulance. What happens if you fell sick in my taxi? I cannot save you". I drove as fast as i could to reach TTSH but she was rather concerned about paying for the taxi fare, instead of her own well-being.

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PATIENTS AT TTSH CAN PURCHASE THEIR OWN UTENSILS IF THEY WANT, MORE MONEY TO SPEND

Called the Personal Utensil Pack, the utensils consists of a cup, a small plate, a tea spoon and a jug, and it costs $6 per pack. The hospital spokesperson said they came to this decision after a few patients voiced their displeasure when they saw some other patients spitting into their cups after use. Some patients even use the cups they are given to store their false teeth. While this move is good, begs the question why still need to pay $6. Is the hospitalization fee not high enough? Surely the hospitalization fee can also cover for the inclusion of this Pack. Seems like this is purely a business opportunity, so get the patients to pay another $6 just to get their own personal utensils, if they so desire.

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TTSH DOCTOR REFUSED TO UPDATE PATIENT’S FAMILY PERSONALLY DESPITE ATTEMPTS TO REACH HER

My dad was suffering from numbless and we went to polyclinic who referred us to Tan Tock Seng Hospital. We went for appointment and the doctor admitted my dad as they want to go through various scanning and blood tests. During his 3 day 2 night stay, we never get to speak to the doctor as she always get the nurse to be the messenger. When we requested to speak to doctor, the nurse will tell us doctor work office hour, we will call the doctor, end of the day when we discharged, it was the nurse who called up. Few days passed and my dad was complaining his condition worsen, now we called wanting to speak to the doctor in charge, but she still refuse to call and get the nurse to be the messenger. I am wondering is this the normal procedure for doctor to decline updating the patient families?

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TAN TOCK SENG HOSPITAL: NURSE CURSING HOKKIEN VULGARITIES OPENLY

I would like to express my disappointment from the unsatisfactory level of service in TTSH Pre admission counseling and evaluation clinic. I have expected much more from a prestigious and reputed hospital of their standard. Unfortunately, I can’t help but submit this letter of complaint hoping for a fast and adequate resolution. On 25/06/15 at 1300 hrs, I was at this pre admission counseling and evaluation clinic to do my check up before my operation, while I was waiting for my turn, I sat at the waiting area facing this room number 8, what I saw was a group of nurses, all dressed in different colour uniforms. They were talking and laughing loudly. I was so annoyed by it as I feel that this shouldn't be happening in a hospital, where we were so worried for our health conditions and there the nurses were laughing and screaming at each other. Another thing that shocked me, was a nurse dressed in blue shouted in hokkein vulgarities. How can such behavior happened in a hospital

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DESPITE HAVING EMPTY BEDS, TTSH MADE MY AILING MOTHER SLEEP IN THE CORRIDOR

On June 1, my mother, who is 73 years old and has dementia, suffered a sudden high fever and had to be taken to Tan Tock Seng Hospital’s accident and emergency (A&E) department. It was discovered that she had chronic urinary tract infection and needed to be admitted to receive intravenous antibiotics. As a subsidised patient, she is eligible for a bed in a B2 ward. However, due to a bed crunch, she was placed in the corridor of Ward 10C for four days.

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ROY NGERNG: MINISTRY OF HEALTH THREATENED TO CUT TTSH’S HIV FUNDING IF THEY DID NOT SACK ME

When I was fired, both the Tan Tock Seng Hospital and the Ministry of Health sent out press releases to support the firing, saying that I had defamed the prime minister. The firing is political. The PAP government wanted to get rid of me. A few days before, I was told that the Ministry of Health had decided to meet with the hospital for the very first time in many years to discuss funding for HIV programmes. If the hospital did not fire me, funding for HIV programmes could be cut.

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PINOY NURSE WHO PUT SINGAPOREAN PATIENTS AT RISK STILL NOT SACKED BY TTSH!

A screenshot of the offending post went viral on various social media platforms over the weekend but the nurse, who went by the Facebook name Edz Ello, has claimed that his account was hacked. In the post, the writer had called Singaporeans losers, and said that he was praying for disasters to "strike Singapore". Several netizens, however, have cast doubt on the nurse's claim that the disparaging posts were made by a hacker. They cited screenshots of similarly insulting comments made from his account some two weeks ago.

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