Being an ICU nurse helped her appreciate human life more

Ms Fu Yongxin is "very excited" about receiving the award, and is glad to have her hard work recognised.
Ms Fu Yongxin is "very excited" about receiving the award, and is glad to have her hard work recognised.PHOTO: NUH

SINGAPORE - When Ms Fu Yongxin was a nurse in the intensive care unit some 16 years ago, she witnessed a couple make the difficult decision of whether to take their son off life support after he was found to be brain dead.

Ms Fu, now a 39-year-old nurse manager at the National University Hospital, recalled that it was a national serviceman who had collapsed during training.

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