Tag Archives: TTSH

TTSH STOP FAMILY MEMBERS FROM VISITING THEIR DYING MOTHER

A member of the public, Mr Loke Wing Keong wrote to ST Forum complaining about the poor handling of patient information at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH). His letter was published today (25 Aug). Mr Loke wrote, “My family and I are greatly disappointed by the poor handling of patient information at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH).” Mr Loke’s mother was admitted to TTSH and her condition was terminal. Because of her conditions, the doctors have allowed Mr Loke’s family members the flexibility to visit his mother without any restrictions. This is, understandably, to allow her to see as many of her family members before she passed away.

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TTSH CEO: NIGERIAN WOMAN ADMITTED DOES NOT HAVE EBOLA

The Nigerian woman who was sent from Gleneagles Hospital to the Communicable Diseases Centre at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) on Thursday morning does not have Ebola as first feared. Professor Philip Choo, TTSH's chief executive officer, told The Straits Times that it was a false alarm and that she has since been discharged. "We saw a patient with a history from Nigeria," he said, but her detailed history revealed "no contact with any suspect or confirmed patients."

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78 YR OLD GRANDMA FORCED TO SLEEP AT TTSH CORRIDOR FOR 2 DAYS

My 78 years old Grandma (mother's mother) was just admitted to Tan Tock Seng Hospital on 2 August 2014 (Saturday) around 11 am to A&E due to having fallen down and unable to walk. She was given X-ray and found out that she got a crack at her hip plate. However she will need to undergo treatment and she will need to stay at the hospital. Initially we were told there was not enough patients wards when we ask for a ward B2 type and later on we received a SMS from the hospital on her bed and ward number.

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ROY NGERNG WORKS 2 WEEKS AS A TOILET CLEANER

My back was aching from the cleaning, but the clinic was going to open in another hour and I couldn’t stop to rest. Otherwise, I would be cleaning while the patients were walking in and it would be inconvenient to them. Unknown to most people, after I lost my job in the middle of June, I took up a cleaning job for about 2 weeks. A friend of mine had asked me if I knew anyone who could do some cleaning work for the clinic that he works at, as his cleaning lady was going on leave. I volunteered as I had just got out of a job, and I thought that it would be a useful experience to learn from.

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ROY NGERNG VS TAN TOCK SENG HOSPITAL: THE NEWS CYCLE SPINS ON

This breeds the question – what type of situations or offences justify dismissal? Anton Casey made distasteful comments, but he didn’t break the law. What about people who earn parking tickets (that’s breaking the law!)? Who have extra-marital affairs? Who abuse their maids? Some offences are more easily forgiven than others. What should be the determining criteria? At the end of the day, it may not be a bad thing for Roy Ngerng. As an activist, he gets another round of welcomed publicity. His dismissal will likely further tilt public opinion and sympathy to his cause. And I don’t think being a ‘patient coordinator’ is something he will miss.

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TAN TOCK SENG HOSPITAL: ROY NGERNG ADMITTED HE DEFAMED LEE HSIEN LOONG

TTSH pointed out that Mr Ngerng had, on May 23, publicly admitted that he posted a defamatory article on May 15 alleging misappropriation of funds in relation to the Central Provident Fund and described his own allegation as "false and completely without foundation". The hospital said its June 10 statement had laid out the reasons for the termination of contract, "based on his public admission that he had defamed without basis and for misusing working time, hospital computers and facilities for his personal pursuits".

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ROY NGERNG: “I ADMIT ALLEGATION WAS FALSE”

Some are accusing the hospital of jumping the gun by assuming that Ngerng is guilty of defamation before he has even gone to court. The thing is, in his letter of apology to the PM last month, didn't Ngerng pretty much "admit and acknowledge" defaming the PM in his blog? From what I understand, the PM is taking Ngerng to court because Ngerng didn't meet the PM's other demands. So I don't think TTSH overstepped by implying that Ngerng had defamed "someone else without basis".

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Tan Tock Seng Hospital dismisses blogger Roy Ngerng

Tan Tock Seng Hospital said on Tuesday (June 10) that it has terminated Mr Roy Ngerng's contract with immediate effect for "conduct incompatible with the values and standards expected of employees" and for misusing resources for personal pursuits. In a statement, the hospital said Mr Ngerng, a patient coordinator at the Communicable Disease Centre, was found to have misused his time and resources while at work to pursue "personal and non-job-related interests".

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TTSH is just about the worst hospital in Singapore

TTSH is just about the worst hospital in the country, based on first-hand experience as well as family and friends who have been warded there. My father went in for a hand operation a number of years ago, and even after the operation it was still hurting him – so a complete waste of time and money.

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