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Too Many Patients In Emergency And Trauma Departments

Azrul Mohd Khalib, CEO, Galen Centre for Health & Social Policy

27-Dec-22 17:00

Too Many Patients In Emergency And Trauma Departments

According to a CodeBlue report, seriously sick non-Covid patients have had to wait at the emergency and trauma department Red Zone for an average of two to three days, sometimes going up to six days for admission into scarce critical care beds. The Health Minister has announced that they are drawing up plans to resolve this issue. We discuss what's needed.

Image source: Tang Yan Song, Shutterstock

Produced by: Natasha Fusil

Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan


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Categories:  wellnessgovernment

Tags:  Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospitalemergencytraumahospitalhealthovercrowding





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