SINGAPORE – Actress Cynthia Koh has requested for extra kindness and endurance in the direction of healthcare staff after witnessing nurses being abused throughout a current hospital keep.
Koh, 47, had been hospitalised in January for pelvic irritation at Mount Alvernia Hospital.
In her Instagram Tales on Tuesday (Feb 15), she recounted listening to a affected person scream at two nurses previous midnight as a result of he was unable to attach a cable to the tv.
One nurse was left so shaken afterwards that she hooked Koh as much as the intravenous machine however forgot to show it on.
“Please bear in mind it’s a hospital, not a lodge,” wrote the actress, who had appeared in Channel 8 sequence Thoughts Jumper and My Star Bride in 2021. “It is a spot to relaxation and get better. Not social gathering and be served.”
She added: “Please place self-entitlement points on the extra baggage counter.”
In her put up, she additionally urged her followers to “be form and practise endurance” in the direction of healthcare staff as “clearly there may be (a) manpower scarcity”.
“They’ve been engaged on the entrance line combating the final two-plus years.”
Koh mentioned: “I do not assume it is about paying them extra. Cash can’t purchase the remaining that your physique wants. Cash can’t purchase the time you’ve got misplaced not seeing your loved ones for the festive (season) for the previous couple of years.”