Is it really a medical emergency? Don't rush to the A&E for minor conditions

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SINGAPORE - Mr Heng, a retiree who does not want to give his real name, rushed to the emergency department one recent morning as he had not been able to urinate for at least 24 hours.

He registered himself, joined the queue and waited until past noon before he could see the doctor.

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