Healthcare Facility Crisis

by Dr Timothy Cheng

I write this in response to “Is our healthcare system in crisis?” in the Star, 10 Dec 2019. The recent case of polio has indeed alarmed many and while the health ministry looks into preventive measures, we should also realize that our healthcare system has already been in crisis in many other unseen and unheard ways.

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Healthcare delivery has to change : Here’re simple reasons why

Patients often lament on a few common issues when seeing their doctors.

1. The doctor is not spending enough time

With a busy list of patients waiting at the clinics, it is no wonder that doctors do not spend enough time with patients. If you only get to see your doctor for 15-20 minutes every 3-4 months, the time spent has either got to be very efficient or it would just be a rushed session.

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